Dinner Dandruff Diction Analysis

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Robert Fulghum the author of “Dinner Dandruff” has an interesting style. His style is humorous and dramatic. He uses diction, syntax, and imagery to represent his style in the writing of “Dinner Dandruff” There are numerous examples of diction, syntax, and imagery that he uses to show his style. Firstly, the diction he uses is dramatic words to describe the leftover food in the bottom of the sink. The title of the is even diction he uses “Dinner Dandruff” to represent the leftover food. Using this diction helps the reader get not only the humor but a comparison to the food left in the sink. Another example the diction the author used is the way he described the food as “toxic waste, deadly poison, and a danger to health.” He uses this specific word choice to really exaggerate description of the dinner dandruff and to show the hat he has for it.…show more content…
He explains a situation when his mom had to reach into the garbage to fetch a spoon by describing the scene in detail. “She found the spoon in a clump of coffee grounds mixed with scrambled egg remains and the end of the vegetable soup.” He really describes the scene of this situation so the reader can get a clear picture and a better understanding of how filthy the situation was. Robert Fulghum has a humorous and dramatic style. He uses diction, syntax, and imagery to reflect his style. The diction he uses is dramatic words to describe a small object.
He uses syntax to make his point be understood by the reader. He uses long sentences to really describe the leftover food so the reader understands how he feels about it. He uses imagery to paint a clear picture. Doing this he can make sure the reader and get a good visual on the item or situation he is presenting. When using diction, syntax, and imagery it really gets the point of view of the author down and his opinion on this object
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