The word "invade" is used in the first paragraph of the story to describe the coming of evening. Why does the writer use the military term? How does this specifically reflect Eveline's life

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Good question! This term fits Eveline's life because her life is one of passive resistance. She's anchored herself in place, behind protective walls of habit, and any attempt to reach her feel like invasions, including the warm hands of love Frank reaches out to her.

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