Summary Of Death Of A Moth By Dillard

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Dillard uses a fragment to show her reluctance as she accepts that they will not understand what really is given up. This fragment makes a striking contrast with the previous sentences in the classroom scene which consists of continuous questions and run-on questions. Without stating it, Dillard shows that she has given up and will continue to feel as if she is still alone in her situation. With the constant grammatically incorrect sentences Dillard writes in, she ultimately creates a unique voice that results in a more personal essay for the reader to connect to. Dillard makes striking choices of diction to craft a stronger argument in “Death of a Moth.” One of her significant choices is her use of anatomical vocabulary that the reader would

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