Almond's brilliant characterization and ability to evoke atmosphere, time and place mixes the real and unreal in a totally believable way.
The story about the country boy managed to evoke nostalgia.
A pregnant woman can evoke sympathy, even when they are criminals.
Nightmares are merely distressing dreams that evoke fear, anxiety, guilt, sadness, or any array of negative emotions. Learning about common nightmares may help you unravel the mysteries that surface while you slumber.
Words in free verse are just as important as any other kind of poetry, and any poem should have only the words necessary to get the message out, evoke the feeling desired, inspire the image - and no more.