Ted Lavender Analysis

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“Ted Lavender, who was scared, carried tranquilizers until he was shot in the head.” Pg. 2 This is ironic because the Ted was the most frighten person in the group who was scared to die and somehow he was the first victim to die. “The thumb was dark brown, rubbery to the touch, and weighed 4 ounces at most.” Pg. 13 The imagery reveals that the thumb is burnt which caused the thumb to look dark brown and the quote also give the audience an image of what a dead person’s thumb would feel like. “He hated her. Yes, he did, He hated her. Love, too, but it was a hard, hating kind of love.” Pg. 24 The tone of this part is angry, confusion, and love. It seems that Lt. Jimmy Cross is blaming himself for being distracted about his love, Martha, during…show more content…
70 The imagery reveals that when Lemon died it was a beautiful death and when author said, “the sunlight came around him and lifted him up,” it gave me an image of an angel pulling Lemon into heaven. “War is nasty; war is fun. War is thrilling; war is drudgery. War makes you a man: war makes you dead.” Pg. 80 The author seems to have a deep connection with war which is why the author listed a bunch of things about war because all of these things has a deep meaning that’s related to the author. “Next two weeks they stuck together like a pair of high school steadies.” Pg. 95 The author used a simile to compare Mark Fossie and Mary Anne Bell as a high school steadies because they were always together like a couples in high school. “The place was dark except for a small glowing window, which stood partly open, the panes dancing in bright reds and yellows as though the glass were on fire.” Pg. 109 The imagery reveals that there’s fire on the other side of the window because the quote described the panes reflecting reds and yellows meaning that there is
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