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A White Heron

Summary: Descriptive imagery used in A white Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett.
A White Heron

In Sarah Orne Jewett's, "A White Heron," her descriptive use of imagery embodies a "subtle critique of materialistic values"(language worksheet). In "A White Heron," Jewett portrays the simple, uncomplicated lifestyle of the people of rural New England, diminishing at that time. It is obvious to the reader, that Jewett resents the disappearance of this way of life, and the arrival of the rapidly developing society. Jewett expresses her beliefs on the insignificant materialistic values becoming steadily more common and unavoidable. Jewett expresses how she finds these values much more superficial than the values of those living on farms, where values tend to revolve around the beauty and appreciation of nature. Through her use of imagery, Jewett concentrates on the importance of strong feelings of love for spiritual and natural objects, rather than materials. Jewett's realistic descriptions of the environment conveys the essence of life...

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