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One of the aim of this text from a narrative essay is to describe the hurricane. He firstly does this when he describes the hurricane as,

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Manna Khan Mr Lewis English Language 28/11/2004 Clash with the hurricane The sky darkened from the blue light sky, it turned suddenly to a dark black gloomy sky hovering with a mist cloud. I walked back into the car, seemingly it was going to pour down. Heavily, the wind blew. I turned to shut the windows, but, as I looked closer out of the window, huge clouds started fusing together which then created a huge immense hurricane. I could not believe my eyes, a hurricane was coming our way. I could not believe it, even though this was so dangerous and could have many damaging effects to the environment and to the people, but from a distance it was such a magnificent phenomenon. Heavily rain poured, hitting the ground like bullets from a gun. Luckily for me, I was in my car. I tried to start the car but it wouldn't work. I turned my head again towards the window, the death trap was seemingly getting even more closer. ...read more.

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There were people behind me, and also in front of me, running as fast as they could, trying to avoid the dangerous hurricane. Wind blew heavily from all directions making you lose your balance. Analysis The mode of this text is a written format, written from a descriptive narrative essay. It is written in an informal manner. "those dam weather reporters" by using the word 'dam' shows it is informal because the word dam is not in the English dictionary. The topic is about a hurricane which is affecting people and the environment it also shows how the hurricane has risen. One of the aim of this text from a narrative essay is to describe the hurricane. He firstly does this when he describes the hurricane as, '....huge enormous hurricane...' by using the word 'enormous' makes it seem it is really big. Also he describes the hurricane as being 'dangerous'. he does so he can make the reader realise how serious it is. Also during the narrative essay he uses a lot of metaphors/similes. ...read more.

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This first gives as an indication that something is bound to happen. When he describes that the sky has turned black. The reader imagines something fearful will occur. " heavily, the wind blew" here he uses short sharp sentences to describe the weather. He uses the word 'heavily' first. He does this so he can get his message through quickly and also so he can show the importance of the weather. 'The trees wavered like a stand full of supporters at a football match' here he uses a metaphor/similes . Here he compares the trees to supporters at a football match. He does this probably sarcastically. "Heavily, rained poured, hitting the ground like bullets from a gun". Here again he uses metaphor/similes. He describes the rain falling to bullets from a gun he does this so he can show how fast a painful the rain is falling on to the people and to the environment. He also again uses the word 'heavily' first. He does this so he can get his message through quickly and also so he can show the importance of the weather. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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