The Use Of Setting In David Mitchell's Black Swan Green

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In the story, Black Swan Green by David Mitchell the author uses very dark and gloomy word choice to develop the ideas of how his character Jason feels about his stammer. In the very first paragraph of the excerpt of page 24, the setting is described as “wipers could not keep up with the rain…”. This shows that the character portrays the setting as very gloomy. This also foreshadows how the rest of the events in the story will feel. Specify on page 25 Jason uses the word "Bunsen-burnered" and "ashamed" on page 25 and 26. Using these words in this context shows that Jason 's tone towards are “hangman is very bleak and gloomy” this also gives a sort of distressing feeling to the reader. Finally, through the story Jason used personification to
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