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ENC 1102 (Strong-Robinson Smith) -- Hills and Rose Assignment: Home


Using either "Hills Like White Elephants" or "A Rose for Emily" and three literary elements, explain how one of the literary criticisms was used in the text.

Literary Elements

  • Characters
  • Foreshadowing
  • Tone/Mood
  • Metaphor
  • Irony
  • Plot
  • Conflict
  • Genre
  • Symbol
  • Narration
  • Temporal Shifts
  • Setting
  • Wardrobe
  • Special effects
  • Moral/Message/Theme
  • Music
  • Lighting
  • Props
  • Delivery
  • Audience influence
  • Dialogue

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Literary Terms

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