9th April 2018

ESSAY questions

  1. Describe at least one important technique used in the written text. Explain how the technique created an emotional response in you.

Intro                                                                                                                                                                                          There are three critical events that occur during this story, The most important events in the story are when Ricky goes to live on the farm in the country, Aunty Bella dies and Uncle Hec and Ricky go bush. Barry uses lots of different techniques during these times such as narrative point of view, colloquial language, and flashbacks/backstories. Barry uses these techniques to make the reader feel a variety of emotions. When Ricky and Uncle Hec go bush the emotions from Ricky grow from hating the wilderness to loving it, this makes the reader more aware of his past and wanting to read more about the present.

Paragraph 1                                                                                                                                                                            The first important event to take place is when Ricky gets moved homes from a city out to a country farm. He moves into his Aunt Bellas and Uncle Hecs farmhouse. When he gets more comfortable at the house, the less shy he becomes towards Uncle Hec. After a while, Ricky starts talking more to Uncle Hec and becomes more comfortable around him. Barry Crump uses lots of language features                                                                                                                         


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