All Quiet On The Road Character Analysis

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The author not only knows how to use character development, but he uses the literary element of dialogue. Without this element we would never see that everything ends up fine, we would also never see what the father was talking to himself about. The author actually uses dialogue to tell the whole story. He uses dialogue to get his points across, to make sure the reader felt exactly what he wanted them to feel. In the beginning, he was talking to himself saying that “My son sucks at soccer” (21). He also noted that “the coach” was looking at him “As if I were one of those fathers” (21). The author stresses that the father hates the fact that his son can’t play very well all throughout the dialogue, saying “Alex is the third worst”, “this is

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