Essay Archive - Mother Nature Strikes Fear and Excitement
Mother Nature Strikes Fear and Excitement
Annie Dillard writes about the natural world and has won a Pulitzer Prize for her first book, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Annie Dillard's style is very descriptive. Dillard uses similes to show her fear of the flood. She also uses diction to show her excitement about the flood. In "Flood", an excerpt from Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard gives the impression that she is afraid, yet excited about the flood.
The tone of Dillard's essay is set by her use of similes to show her fear of the flood. She uses a simile to describe the flo....