The Bowling Night

The Bowling Night - but similes and metaphors seemed of...

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Gonzalez, p1 Andres F. Gonzalez Prof. Keeler Writing 39A-Essay 1 January 9 th , 2008 The Bowling Night The story undertook a great deal description and emotion. The author starts off using plenty of internal monologues. He says, “Was I rushing the line? Should I move…” All intended to explain to the reader what the author was thinking rather than feeling. Throughout the story the author also utilizes the use of indirect discourse. For example, “My father… he said nobody else brought their kids.” This form of communication manages to move the story along a lot quicker and much more effective than actually having the father say that. Descriptions varied,
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Unformatted text preview: but similes and metaphors seemed of great importance. An example of a simile is when he described salaaming the foul line like a Muslim. I would like to argue that it was probably not the type of description I would use, but it did a good job presenting an image in my mind. The dialogue used in the story seemed very monotone or one-way dialogues, more of a monologue than a dialogue. Most, if not all, dialogue in the story was a character telling the other something without the other responding. The only real two person dialogue came at the end of the story when the author addressed his father....
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