Read “Pretty Girl” on page 361 and answer the following questions:
1. Description is the language of the senses, using words to create pictures, sounds, and feelings. How does the author use description to tug on his audience’s emotions in this essay?
2. Do you believe that names can create a destiny? In this instance, the dog is called “Pretty Girl,” and she becomes beautiful. Do you think this is the case in other aspects of life? Give an example to support your answer.
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