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Red Rings commentary. Red rings is a gothic bedtime short story intended for avid gothic readers. It is intended for to be a prequel to Lady of the house of love.

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Kenton Chan A1Y (5) YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College GCE08: English Language and Literature UNIT 2: 6EL01 Reading commentary Reading commentary "Red rings" is a gothic bedtime short story intended for avid gothic readers. It is intended for to be a prequel to 'Lady of the house of love'. The title is in relation to semantics of werewolf transformation, but keeps readers guessing the different hints that suggest other things. Lexis is used for imagery and identity of characters. Archaic lexis is used to identify the lady's language era and her resemblances to stimulus text Dracula's time. "Have thou no fear for thy life." ...read more.

Middle

The use of imperatives in speech, suggested authority which implicitly adds the awareness of the theme as Red becomes a higher authority. The use of tripling's at the end of paragraphs, 'Released Restored Rejoice' emphasized on the point and emotion of the paragraph. Short and minor sentences, "Something sinister ahead." " she saw it" These were used in the begging of paragraphs or ending, to create suspense and pace for the reader. I adopted this technique from the werewolf. Figurative language of simile's and metaphors, "a rat crawled into a serpent's nest" "her hair dropped like tears" The use of these techniques was inspired by the author of Lady of the house of love. ...read more.

Conclusion

"She knew it was her grandmother's". The trajectory of the plotline is misleading using show not tell to reveal information on a present tense omniscient narrator. The false tension in the introduction to the Lady depicted research into the original text's character, she fed on pubescent girls like Red, however in my story she is benevolent and an indication of foreshadowing the change of Red's life. I.e tarots and the poem, these made the resolution an ungues- sable plot twist. My investigation of Gothic literature inspired me to create text using all the techniques and styles I've learnt, creating infinite possibilities for the characters. ?? ?? ?? ?? Page 1 WC 404 Page 2 94 total 498 Page 1 ...read more.

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