And What If I Spoke of Despair

How does Ellen Bass use imagery in And What If I Spoke of Despair?

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The visual imagery of the beach ball-like sun and the tactile imagery of the gritty sand evokes memories that mere statement of facts would not be able to portray.

"that day your family stayed at the sea, watching the sun drift down, lazy as a beach ball, and you fell asleep with sand in the crack of your smooth behind."

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And What If I Spoke of Despair