Single Word Choice In The Pedestrian, By Ray Bradbury

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In the short story “ The pedestrian” by Ray Bradbury, the author uses diction to convey the meaning of the story.Throughout the story the single word choice used to describe situations influenced the meaning of not only that sentence, but the whole story. When talking about the setting of the story, Bradbury says” a misty evening in November to put your feet upon that buckling concrete.” The use of the words misty, and buckling are great examples of word choice because it gives a better understanding of the setting. Not only did he use good single word choice, but midway through the story the author uses great word choice to offer a better understanding of the man in the story. When describing one of the man's walks the author says “ startled
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