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Of Mice and Men. Amplification

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Krishanique Reynolds

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Transcript of Of Mice and Men. Amplification

Of Mice and Men.
Definition Of Amplification
Referring to a literary practice wherein the writer embellishes the sentence by adding more information for better understanding.
"They had walked in single file down the path, and even in the open one stayed behind the other. Both were dressed in denim trousers and in denim coats with brass buttons. Both wore black, shapeless hats and both carried tight blanket rolls slung over their shoulders. The first man was small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and bony nose. Behind him walked his opposite, a huge man, shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes, with wide, sloping shoulders; and he walked heavily, dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws. His arms did not swing at his sides, but hung loosely." (Page 2)
She was very pretty and simple, and her face was sweet and young. Now her rouged cheeks and her, reddened lips made her seem alive and sleeping very lightly. The curls, tiny little sausages, were spread on the hay behind her head, and her lips were parted.(p.93)

Both wore black,shapeless hats and both carried tight blanket rolls swing over their shoulders. The first man was small quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp,strong features.(p.2)
The Condition Of Being Extremely Poor.
Passages Of Poverty
The bunk house was a long,rectangular building. Inside the walls were whitewashed and the floor unpainted. In three walls there were small, square windows, and in the fourth a solid door with wooden latch, (p17)
Passage Of Poverty
George spat on the floor disgustedly."We got ten bucks between us." Then he said thoughtfully, Look, if em and Lennie work a month an' don't spen' nothing, we'll have a hundred bucks. That'd be four fifty.(p.60) -Krishanique
Passage of Poverty
Crooks possessed several pairs of shoes, a pair of rubber boots, a big alarm clock and a single-barreled shotgun. And he had books, too; a tattered dictionary and a mauled copy of California civil code for 1905. There were battered magazines and a few dirty books on a special shelf over his bunk. A pair of large gold-rimmed spectacles hung from a nail on the wall above his head. (p.67)

Those passages showed poverty because
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