The Blind Side Language Analysis

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Michael Lewis flirted with many literary terms inside of: The Blind Side. Lewis uses abstract language through this story, it holds a concept that is so broad and simplistic, it is also ambiguous and definite. His language throughout the book conveyed a professed view on many things. When Lewis first introduces the main character Big Mike- he creates an atmosphere that sets Big Mike as an unknown potential. “His name was Michael Oher, but everyone just called him “Big Mike.” Tony liked Big Mike, but he also could see that Big Mike was heading at warp speed toward a bad end. He’d just finished the ninth grade at a public school, but Tony very much doubted he’d be returning for the tenth. He seldom attended classes, and showed no talent or interest in school. “Big Mike was going to drop out,” said Big Tony. “And if he dropped out, he’d be like all his friends who dropped out: dead, in jail, or on the street selling drugs, just waiting to be dead or in jail.” (Page 47, Lewis, Michael. The Blind Side. W.W. Norton & Company, 2009.) Lewis used characterization through Big Tony, how he was using a clear view on what path that Big Mike was heading on. The path of following the kids he grew up with around him, that had all ended up in jail, affiliating himself in drug…show more content…
He’s categorized as a giant, a monster, an outsider. Which very quickly introduced the abstract build. Lewis lets on the literary terms and themes to lead the story left and right; it holds the concept of what built it. When allegory is recognized it exploits a held future from Michael, or how a deus ex machina has a large & supportive quotient of The Blind Side as it finely combs the details of Michaels character, exposing more of the future outcome. These terms almost build a figurative skeletal structure. Of which
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