The Explorer's Daughter

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  • The Explorer's Daughter
    • AUDIENCE
      • Written for Parents,Young adults and Teenagers
      • Use of intellectual language to describe the whales
  • "dead of winter"
    • METAPHOR - weaker settingthe tone is ominous and there is the sense of place and danger
    • LANGUAGE
      • The Explorer's Daughter
        • AUDIENCE
          • Written for Parents,Young adults and Teenagers
          • Use of intellectual language to describe the whales
      • "..butter-gold.."
        • METAPHOR: shows a sense of wealth
      • "..shifting light.
        • is Poetical
      • “..clustered..”
        • ADJECTIVE: powerful connotation, it means that the women are scared so they huddle together and try to comfort each other.
      • “It was like watching a cast, waterborne game with the hunters spread like a net around the sound”.
        • This sentence is imagery. It has added adverbs to show how scared the women were and how much their husbands are important in their life.
      • "... gently picked up his harpoon"
        • thought and care, focus on the actual hunt and the text also switches back to the hunters.
      • "... two heads and one bladder"
        • not high-tech technology, limited, she respects them because they are using a harpoon, she is sympathetic to the narwhal and the hunters, dramatic.
      • "...to dive, to leave, to survive"
        • TRIAD
      • "The dilemma stayed..."
        • This shows that she's not that sure who to be sympathetic for, the narwhal or the hunters but her sympathy gets switched back to the hunters un this paragraph.
      • "How can you possibly eat seal?"
        • is a view point of society this shows that the modern person thinks that this is a crime.
      • BUILDS UP AN ARGUMENT
        • use every part of the animal" - so theres no waste/leftov
        • "imported goods can only ever account for..."
        • "do not kill for sport"

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