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Unformatted text preview: character more easily. It is as if the reader could feel the impact of the car crash, and the darkness of the night in which it took place. Point of view closely relates to the emphasis on description by Johnson. The thorough descriptions paired with the use of I and the first person allowed the reader to become fully involved in the story, making its theme more impactful and lasting. In the last paragraph, the main character describes a peaceful and beautiful surrounding when stating, A beautiful nurse touched my skin the forest drifted down hill. I could hear a creek rushing down over rocks. As the characters room turns white (and we can only assume he passes) it is Harris 2 as if he has finally been relinquished of all his troubles and trial times throughout his life. Johnson eases the harshness of death with the use of soft-spoken words and by painting a serene picture in the readers mind....
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- Fall '08