“Paralyzed, my face on fire, I could only look at her, shocked at what I had done (Ida B 212).
Notice the participles at the beginning and end of the sentence. Notice the commas that accompany them.
Play with the syntax. Shuffle the parts of the sentence in a different order. Which one is preferable?
Talk about the imagery of a face on fire. What does that look like?
What other concepts do you see?