Saturday, March 2, 2019
The Big Green Arm Chair
The Big jet-propelled plane Armchair a) i. The counselling of the setting ii. look into the grim winter/ Only ticket grey skies iii. The source uses adjectives like grim and slate grey to withdraw the winters day, which conveys a very muted and dreary mood. The agent compares the grim winters day and the dull mood to the centenarian muliebrity. This helps the reader understand how the charr is feeling. b) The author creates a dull mood by describing in detail what the old woman sees outside the window. Staring into the grim winter, she sees no flowering plants. at that place are no colours, only if slate grey skies and bare, brown trunks. There are no abuzz cicadas or cheeky kookaburras singing and darting between the trees. This shows the reader that the old woman misses this time of the year. The use of repetition There are no change/ There are no sound cicadas The use of repetition There are no colors/ There are no buzzing emphasizes the dullness of mood.This d escriptive style of writing makes the reader picture the dull and gray setting and the old woman looking out of the window. c) The author writes in third person and uses past tense half way through the text which creates a nostalgic feeling which the old woman is going through. The use of adjectives and descriptive sentences like summer was bright and tonic and ruby red gerberas burst through the green gardens and purple flowers blanketed the capacious jacaranda tree, adds to the nostalgia and creates imagery.The author makes the reader visualize the bright sunniness and the blooming flowers. The use of sensory descriptive words like the intent of meat sizzling on the barbeque lingered in the air and eat mouthwatering prawns makes the reader imagine the smell of the barbequed meat and the taste of the prawns. This shows that the old woman misses those days and that those days are now memories that make her happy and comfortableness her.