Virginia Woolfe's Fahrenheit 451

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The story that Woolfe tells in her prose revolves around a mark on the wall that she is describing.Throughout, she is in consatant thoughts that she expresses vividly through her thorough decriptions and clever imagery. " "the three chrysamthemums in the round glass on the mantel piece" (para 1, line 4) The fact that she mentions the chrysanthemums,sets the scene socially by telling us about the period of time that she is living in and the that the people she describes are middle class. Furthermore, the imagery she uses enables the reader to form mental pictures that tell the story. It is almost cinematic throughout as the scenes are increasingly visual. "As ants carry a blade of straw so feverishly, and then leave

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