Monday, May 6, 2013
(McCarthy Topic) Essay Intro:
The passage from the novel, The Crossing, by Cormac McCarthy uses literary elements in order to portray his imaginative story into the mind of the reader. McCarthy uses techniques to create an event that is intense even more noticeably dramatic. His consistency of words contribute to the passages tone, which is isolated and lonely, not only because of the circumstances, but the comparisons being made. McCarthy uses several different techniques in the story in order to portray his view of the death of an animal. Though the passage could be simple, he uses similes, metaphors, pathos, and comparisons to contribute to his tone and his syntax.