The poem begins with a vivid imagery of sensations. The onomatopoeia of line one „The buzz saw snarled and rattled in the yard“ is redoubled in line seven.
„And the saw snarled and rattled, snarled and rattled.”
The assonance emphasizes the sound of the sawing machine. The cutting noise
Electricity Comes To Cocoa Bottom
Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom takes the reader on a journey of light, from the flicker of the firefly in rural Jamaica, through the half-moonlight of the limbo of exile in the USA to the point of arrival and reconnection imaged by the eight
ocoa Electricity comes to Cocoa Bottom – Essay
There are several literary techniques that are used in this poem such as “lamps…Oil” this is very ironic because they have brought old technology to come and see the new technology being unveiled. Also the fact that they are “waiting for suns
notes on electricity comes to cocoa bottom-
the poem captures the reactions of the community to the arrival of electricity in cocoa bottom, a developing village in the caribbean islands.
it starts with the childrens perspectives- creates connotations of childish reactions from the village and a s