Literary Devices in The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Regional realism was largely situated in the United States and concerned fictional stories set in real places. Harte employs regional realism with graphic imagery of the town and its surrounding wilderness. In addition, the characters speak in the typical vernacular of the region, adopting realistic mannerisms and vocabulary. “The Outcasts of Poker Flat” also adopts elements of the American Western or the "Wild Wild West" genre when discussing the townspeople's’ aversion to outsiders.
Literary Devices Examples in The Outcasts of Poker Flat:
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"could scarcely have told from the equal peace that dwelt upon them which was she that had sinned..." See in text (The Outcasts of Poker Flat)