The Warden Text 29

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  • The Warden Text 29
    • Purpose: To express the wealth of the priesthood compared to normal citizens.
    • Audience: People interested in the life of an Arch Deacon in the C19TH
    • Tone: Sarcastic, Satiric.
    • Semantic Field: Luxury, Wealth, Food, ReligionChurch
    • Repetition of Might, Comfortable, Very, Heavy.
      • The Arch Deacon has many different types of bread etc. He is obviously rich, with a large amount of food.
    • Repetition of  Bread - Last supper + bland.
      • The Arch Deacon has many different types of bread etc. He is obviously rich, with a large amount of food.
    • 19th Century Literature
      • These are events which occoured in the 19th century which were ignored. Poor in Britain - yet arch deacons and government were rich.
        • Environment reflects to the people that live there. It is Sombre, and so are the people. Careless and dismissive.
    • Mood is Sombre + Depressing
      • Repetition: Heavy, Dark, Dull.
      • Contradiction - the church are spending money on things that that are nice. Are they ashamed?
        • "Old fashioned chairs bought at a price far exceeding money without obtaining brilliancy or splendour"
    • Dynamic Verb: Frizzling
      • Out of the ordinary.
    • Point: The church had power and wealth. They felt guilty about it in a time of such repression.
      • Contradiction - the church are spending money on things that that are nice. Are they ashamed?
        • "Old fashioned chairs bought at a price far exceeding money without obtaining brilliancy or splendour"
      • "Silver forks were so heavy as to be disagreeable to the hand"
  • Clerical, Urn, Rectory
    • Blackest, Thickest, Silver is Repeated.
      • Semantic Field: Luxury, Wealth, Food, ReligionChurch
      • Provides evidence for how rich the Arch Deacon is, he is extremely wealthy because of his position as Arch deacon, which is why they are all commonly referenced to.
        • Clerical, Urn, Rectory
          • Blackest, Thickest, Silver is Repeated.
            • Provides evidence for how rich the Arch Deacon is, he is extremely wealthy because of his position as Arch deacon, which is why they are all commonly referenced to.
              • Superlatives
        • Superlatives

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