Mint Snowball Summary

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Descriptive Fragments The selection “Mint Snowball” by Naomi Shihab Nye use of fragments within her collection does not prevent the reader from getting a vibrant picture of both how the drugstore looked, nor, of the mouthwatering mint dessert she illustrates. First, the reader is plenty capable of visualizing the drugstore owned by her great-grandfather. Through her words such as silver spigots, big cash register, and dark wooden the reader can, in fact, clearly imagine this old fashioned scenery. Secondly, it is through her fragment descriptions that the author describes this minty, cool dessert, thus, the readers mouth will begin to salivate. The reader can envision the shaved particles of ice in a glass dish flooded in mint syrup. Thirdly,