english lit sign of four language, form and structure


flashback as narrative technique

this enables the writer to include elements in the story from other places and from the time before this story

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pathetic fallacy

the description of the setting is used to reflect the mood or events in the novella, particually when the weather is dark and dismal

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similes and metaphors are used by the writer to creat a sense of place or character.

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direct speech

direct speech is used to convey to the reader the attitudes and values of each character.

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first person narrater

as the story is told Dr Watson, the reader is able to experiance the action and emaotin of the narrater first hand

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