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What is identity A lot of people have a different answer to this question some might answer this question by saying that it is the physical perspective of someone Others might think of identity as the name of a person or just the mentality of the person These two passages demonstrate two completely different aspects of identity Passage one shows a granddaughters view for the first time of her very own grandmother describing her physically and mentally while passage two shows how someones identity can change over time Passage one shows the identity through the eyes of a young girl who visits her grandmother in Barbados for the first time in her life When she arrives she describes the grandmothers identity as she sees it Paragraph three describes the grandmothers physical identity as someone who looked as if already dead yet still alive Not only does the child express her thoughts on her grandmothers physical but also her mentality as well In paragraph eight and twelve you can see the grandmothers thoughts of her grandchildren Passage one also uses literary elements such as similes and imagery an example of a simile would be It was as stark and fleshless as a death mask that faceparagraph four This is a simile because in a simile the words like or as are used to compare two things in this case it only uses as in the sentence The authors example of imagery also in paragraph four gave the readers a picture of how the grandmother looked Passage two presents its self differently from passage one but it still shows how the identity is viewed from someone elses eyes Miss Rosie as passage two is called is about someone who is describing a woman and how that womans identity changed over time In stanza four it says how the womans physical appearance was before and how it is now This passage has a literary element which is a
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