voice comes across by being shocked that such thing can happen. Finally, I selected aconnotation for “absurd” word, and that is “illogical”. “It’s illogical to think she developed this in utero”. The “illogical” word replacement is not as strong as “absurd”, as something illogical it means defying logic or not common sense. It is a much more scientific word and takes a lot of the charm out of the sentence. The author’s word choice expresses a much stronger negative statement.5.Identify two or three of the stylistic techniques Koul uses in her essay that you could use in your own writing. Explain when and how they might be useful techniques.There are several stylistic techniques that the author uses in her essays. Here are some examples that I would like to adopt in my writing technique: parenthesis, imagery and dashes. The parenthesis technique, I would use it in my writing when I would like to give some extra information to the reader. Next, the imagery techniqueI would use it when I want to give the reader a clear picture of what I am talking about. Finally, the dashes technique I would use it when I would want the reader to give longer time to think, and to interrupt the natural flow of reading.