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Unseen Commentary on "The Loom" by R L Sasaki
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The extract taken from The Loom by R. L. Sasaki opens with a simple yet effective quote " "I give up" said Jo". From this short sentence we are able to deduce many things about the structure of the novel; firstly that it is a third person narrative and secondly that it is written in past tense. The quote itself - "I give up" - creates an immediate effect on the reader; the short sentence has a dramatic effect as it is ambiguous and intriguing - what is the character giving up on? It also brings into play a character, named Jo, who is this character? What is his/her purpose? All these questions are illustrated in the reader's mind generating a sense of curiosity, pushing the reader to read on. This simple opening is followed by another quote "We seem to lose ground every time. We dig her out, then she crawls back in, only deeper". In this quote we can examine that there is a pronoun change from the first quote, the writer uses "we" instead of "I" - this establishes that there is more than one character involved which further fuels the interest of the
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