The Crossing: Cormac McCarthy
In this excerpt from The Crossing, by Cormac McCarthy, the subject has killed a wolf and is presently brooding over his feelings regarding the fallen creature. His thoughts are displayed in a rather convoluted manner, many of which offset one another, and can cause confusion for the reader. Fortunately, through the usage of diction, syntax, and imagery, McCarthy helps to convey the impact that the experience of the situation has on the main character.
Diction plays an enormous role in expressing the impression the wolf's death (and circumstances surrounding it) has on the subject. From…
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