The Initiation

The Initiation

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  • Simile
  • "The basement room was dark and warm, like the inside of a sealed jar."
  • Metaphor
  • "You cant smile, no matter how your dying to."
  • Metaphor
  • "How would I ever do it, going up to all those stoney faced people staring coldly out the window."
  • At the start of the story, Millicent is sitting on the log having a flashback to when she wanted to join a sorority.
  • Personification
  • "Bev was coming toward them, then, her red mouth set in a bright, calculating smile.
  • Betsy Johnson tells the sorority girls what they need to do for the initiation.
  • Symbolism
  • "Heather birds live on the mythological moors, and fly about all day long"
  • Tracy made melicent go up to random people on a bus, and make them answer a few questions millicent asked them.
  • Flashback
  • Tracy is walking towards Millicent and herb. This is personification, because your mouth can not be "bright."
  • Millicent is on the bus. She is talking to a man who tells her about birds. The birds he tells her about symbolize acceptance.
  • Millicent finishes her flashback, and stops reflecting on her past.
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