Advancement of Learning

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  • An Advancement of Learning
    • meaning
      • Overcoming fears through maturity
    • Structure
      • "(As always, deferring / The bridge)"
        • ( ) in parenthesis showing hesitation
        • Can't form words as he is so scared - naturalistic delivery
      • Increased description / less action
        • Slows pace
        • Accumulating fear
      • Abrupt ending
        • disbelief that he was scared of something so harmless
        • Anti-climax
      • Long sentences at the start
        • Enjambament
        • Urgency to escape the fear
    • language
      • "something slobbered" "smudging the silence"
        • Sibilant - shows fear and contempt for the rat
        • double B - can hear the thumping - heavy sound is repulsive
          • "back bunched"
      • "back bunched"
      • "Insidiously listening"
        • exaggeration- evil perception
        • Sibilant - shows fear and contempt for the rat
      • "Slimed"
        • Not an actual verb - can't think straight
          • Childish
    • form
      • Over 2 pages
        • Builds a climax
        • Shows long train of thoughts as he processes his fear

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