Passage 2 – A passage to Africa

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George Alagiah is writing as a journalist, the passage builds up the to the one face he will never forget in order to make us read on, earlier in the passage he leaves this aspect of his experience incomplete.

1st and 2nd paragraphs - The first line contains the word ‘hungry, lean, scared and betrayed’ these adjective emphasise poverty and suffering. In the second paragraph the instructions in the notebook sound like the kind of directions a person might follow at home, but they aren’t.

3rd paragraph - “Like a craving for a drug” Line 11 – journalists are addicted to searching for the most shocking images…

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