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Examples Of Imagery In The Destructors

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In “The Destructors” the leader of the gang becomes fascinated with a house that has somehow survived the bombings of WWII. The author uses imagery throughout the story to draw the reader's attention to the moral of the story, provides a description of imagery in different parts of the text, and provides deeper insight about the characters. There are a few examples of imagery in this story. “The tired evergreens kept off a stormy sun: Another wet Bank Holiday was being prepared over the Atlantic, beginning in swirls of dust under the trees” (Greene, 7)The imagery in this quote is showing the reader how the evergreens were tired, kept off a stormy sun, and swirls of dust under the trees. It describes what will happen in the future. This gives
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