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Isak Dinesen "The Ring" Elements Of His Style

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Dinesen's Special RecipeIn writing, authors use elements to enhance and give the reader a clearer understanding of the literature. Many times authors use more than one element such as imagery and positive/negative connotation to mix up their style. Isak Dinesen mixes those elements to help give the reader a vivid understanding of the story in "The Ring."Imagery is defined as the use of details that appeal to the reader's senses of sight, touch, taste, smell, and hearing. The introduction and beginning of "The Ring" take the readers to a happy and peaceful countryside. When the author states, "It was a lovely July morning. Little Woolly clouds drifted high up in the sky, the air was full of sweet scents," (Dinesen 226) the reader is can imagine the sky with white clouds, almost smell the scent of the sweet country air. The reader is free to imagine what they read. This statement is important to the understanding of setting in which the story is taking place. Isak's use of imagery also shows the reader a character's emotions, "Twice her own thoughts made her blush deeply and happily, like a red rose, then slowly her bush died away..." (226). The story is easier to understand, and more interesting to read when the author uses imagery. When Isak talks about a thief stealing the sheep, he could have just said, "A thief stole the sheep," but instead he said, "This thief...had broken into the sheep folds of neighborhood like a wolf, had killed and dragged away his prey like a wolf, and like a wolf, had left no trace after him." (227). The second sentence shows the reader the details of how the sheep was stolen, and how the thief's actions...

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