Describe at least one important technique used written text. Explain how this technique helped you to understand one or more key ideas. Note: Techniques could include figures of speech, syntax, word choice, style, symbolism, structure, or narrative point.
Figurative language: Simile, Metaphor, Personification and Hyperbole
Syntax/Sentence structure/Punctuation: Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex, Incomplete/Minor
Narrative perspective: Changing narrators (Use of I, tone)
Use of questions
Symbolism/Comparison: The Void, The Rope, The Voice, Light, and Dark
Literal Meaning: Connection Between Joe and Simon, The Feeling of knowing someone is there at the end of the rope, physical and mental support when there is no rope Joe creates an imaginary voice that he thinks gives him that support.
Figurative Meaning: Protection, feels safer, like an umbilical cord, nurture, providing the balance between mindset, care.