How many literary elements are present in "I Stand Here Ironing"?

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You might want to focus particularly on the way in which Olsen uses imagery to express the thoughts of the typical mother who is run ragged and absolutely exhausted. In particular, a stylistic feature of this narrative is the way in which simple images are used to suggest and indicate profoundly complex emotions. One of the best examples of this in action is the simple act of ironing that is refered to in the novel's title. Let us remember that ironing...

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