The Story of an African American Woman Poem Review by Top Papers

The Story of an African American Woman
An analysis of Alice Walker's poem, "The Revolutionary Petunia".
# 137188 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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The paper discusses how petunias are annual flowers needing only the basic needs of water and sunshine, but in the "Revolutionary Petunia" by Alice Walker, the revolutionary petunia is an African American woman. The paper examines how Alice Walker uses precise phrases, vivid images, attitude, and tone in her poem.

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"Petunias are annual flowers needing only the basic needs of water and sunshine, but in the "Revolutionary Petunia" by Alice Walker, the revolutionary petunia is an African American woman. When petunias are planted, often they continue to grow year after year. Alice Walker uses precise phrases, vivid images, attitude, and tone in her poem. Walker carefully selects each phrase to tell the story in this short poem. Walker recognizes the importance of carefully selecting the right words to use that will bring meaning to the poem. Each phrase is carefully chosen by Walker to help her tell her story and she even begins the short poem by..."

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The Story of an African American Woman (2008, December 01) Retrieved June 27, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/poem-review/the-story-of-an-african-american-woman-137188/

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"The Story of an African American Woman" 01 December 2008. Web. 27 June. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/poem-review/the-story-of-an-african-american-woman-137188/>

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