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Imagery in "The Colonel"

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The Colonel, Carolyn Forche

Forché, Carolyn. "The Colonel." From The Country Between Us. New York: Harper & Row, 1981. Print.

The author uses the dominant sensory image of listening in order to

A

highlight the grotesque souvenirs the colonel has collected.

B

emphasize the speaker's role as a reporter.

C

encourage the reader to focus on the colonel's words.

D

define the speaker as a witness.

E

relieve the tension created by the gruesome sights of the poem.