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"Bumblebee" My English class read a book called "The House on Mango Street", a story told in a series of vignettes, which are short stories with a good hefty dose of literary elements involved. Vignettes use quite a bit of imagery, symbolism, and metaphors. We were asked to write several…
The story is a vignette describing the experiences of a young graduate student hanging out with friends at a friend's birthday gathering. Alienated by apparently-unreciprocated feelings, he winds up talking to a stranger and contemplating the odd dynamics within his social circle.