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Flashcards in Sounds Of The Day Deck (6)
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1

"Clatter"
"Creamed"
"Snuffling"

Acuteness and descriptiveness of these distinct sounds emphasises how alert the speaker is to them

2

"Scraped shut"

Alliteration
Emphasises harshness and begins to introduce speakers feelings towards separation

3

"When the door scraped shut"

Metaphor
Comparing door closing to the end of the relationship. Door creates a barrier between two places which represents a crossing point point between togetherness and separation

4

"Quietest fire"

Hyperbole
Used to communicate extreme emotional pain associated with the parting. Represents absense of noise and is a paradox as noise should be loud and clear but pain is so overwhelming he can barely hear it

5

"A bangle of ice"

Metaphor
Captures intensity of the raw painful sense of less experienced in the aftermath of a breakup

6

"Black drums rolled"

Metaphor and word choice
Black has negative connotations which hint to a more serious undertone and this describes the waterfall as overpowering and strong which portrays the new feelings of hurt and betrayal felt by the speaker