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In terms of explicit imagery, Orwell is referring to the yellow sunlight passing between the trees and making bright patterns on the ground, thusly. These similes and metaphors reflect a fairly simple 'pathetic fallacy', where Winston's mental state change and improvement (in terms of his journey from the grim city into the beautiful countryside where he ...


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Reverence is a deep respect shown to someone or something. Usually, when you revere something, you know why you do so, and it is colored by that knowledge. One reveres a mountain for its majesty, or a perfect rose for its beauty. In this case, Smith does not really understand why it is singing, but he knows it's not for a specific audience. This is ...


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