Look over the entire piece and choose one rhetorical device or strategy that you believe Kincaid uses effectively. In your response to this post, excerpt the quote where it is used and give us the page and approximate paragraph. Next, identify the strategy or device and explain how it impacts the piece.
"It wasn't as bad as I make it sound; it was worse." (p. 906, para. 5) Kincaid uses a semicolon to join two independent clauses, the first of which leads the reader to believe that perhaps Kincaid is exaggerating when she describes her experiences in school. The second sentence, only three words, confirms, however, how strongly she feels about her stance on education, and of "seeing" England for the first time. (Following this brief description, I would then include a few sentences about how this impacts the piece.