old man feeling descriptive writing
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LEVEL 3: Describing an Old Man
Found in Dirk Gently’s Hollistic Detective Agency , authored by Douglas Adams .
He was an old man, but I could see the young boy in him still yearning to return to his train set. It was as if his soul sat down at one of those little platforms with the tiny trees, waiting at the miniature station for the steady sound of turning wheels and puffs of steam. Or maybe that inner boy waited for a time to put down the mask of sanguine resilience and be himself all over again, playful and silly. I could see the worry lines and how they made crosses with those of joy, the boy his parents welcomed and the man the world asked for, the one who’d love to rise and the one who’d love to rest.
The Old Man and The Sea: The Old Man Authors use many tactics to reveal a character’s personality. In the short story, A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Hemingway exposes the attributes of his characters through narration and dialogue. The older waiter’s characteristics are exhibited through the waiters’ conversations and the observations the narrator makes. The author cleverly associates the older waiter with the old man. This connection gives the audience a clear understanding of the loneliness
The Nobelprize winning book: The old man and the sea, has been written by Ernest Hemingway and was published in 1982, though the original American print had been published in 1952. The title is exactly what the book is about. It is a short story. The story is written in one continuous whole and is written from the view of the writer, it is very realistic. The description of the setting are the dominating factor in this book. The author spends a lot of time, for describing the sea, and what takes
Here, our narrator talks about when she first found Borne and talks about what he reminds her of:
The main character (Binti) hails from a specific place in Africa, where the ground is red, and the people “bring it with them” by braiding it into their hair, and covering their skin with it. They call it otjize .