Blues Ain't No Mockin bird

Blues Ain't No Mockin bird
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  • Irony
  • Conflict
  • Figurative Language (Imagery)
  • "We thought we'd get a shot or two of the house and everything and then--" "Good morning" Granny's tone of voice is indicating that she doesn't want the two men at her house.
  • Figurative Language (Idiom)
  • "Man vs. Man" Or Granny vs. The camera men. Granny is offended by the Camera men's presence and she wants them to leave.  
  • Sarcasm
  • "Trying to talk him out of it was what they were doin. The minister talkin about how it was a mortal sin, suicide. His woman takin bites out of her own hand and not even knowin it, so nervous and cryin and talkin fast." This is Granny's point she was trying to get the children to imagine. 
  • Theme
  • "This is our own place."
  • "She was on the back porch, Granny was, making the cakes trunk." Granny wasn't really making the cakes drunk, she was pouring the icing over them. 
  • The man refers to Granny as "Aunty" to tell her to calm down because she has an attitude of an aunt. 
  • "Now Now Aunty calm down."
  • Responsibility towards other's, Granny doesn't want the camera men in her yard. The meaning of this lesson is to say respect other's feelings, and consider their thoughts, and actions.  
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