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An Analysis of Descriptive Imagery in Audre Lorde's "Hanging Fire"

Summary: An analysis of descriptive imagery in Audre Lorde's "Hanging Fire."
Audre Lorde's poem, "Hanging Fire", is about a fourteen old girl that is in his house and is going to his graduation the next day. The girl likes a boy that acts like a child by sucking his thumb in secret. She has to learn how to dance for graduation but he does not know how. He hopes that he does not die before graduation. Her mom is in the bedroom and the door is closed. She can't help him. She wishes that she were on Math Team. She wears braces. Audre Lorde uses descriptive imagery to show how this girl is scared about growing up and becoming older.

In The Hanging Fire's first stanza it uses descriptive imagery to set the mood. The first line it said, "my skin has betrayed me." It uses descriptive imagery explain...

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