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1

Theme

Isolation, death

2

Character

Detached, isolated

3

Interesting techniques

Use of contrast

4

Finally alone

Photographer is in a room alone.
Wrd choice of FINALLY tells he's longed to be alone - theme of isolation

5

Spools of suffering

Metaphore: pain and distress

6

The only light is red and it softly glows

Red symbolises danger
Softly con notates gentleness - this comforts him

7

As though this were a church and he a priest

Simile comparing job of war photographer and a priest

8

All flesh is grass

Allusion to bible meaning all life will end

9

Rural England

Rural: countryside
The areas he live in is peaceful
Minor sentence shows contrast between the war zone

10

A strangers features faintly start to twist

Stranger: photographers detachment
Twist: photo is not developed
Half formed ghost: metaphors

11

The cries of the mans wife

Onomatopoeia
People get left behind

12

Blood stained into foreign dust

People in developed parts of the world can't connect but it makes an impact

13

100 agonies in black and white from which his editor will pick 5/6 for Sunday's supplement

Agonies: suffering
100: scale
Supplement: not main news

14

The readers eyeballs prick with tears between the bath and pre lunch beers

Prick with tears: tells us they are only slightly affected by the photos and their sadness is soon forgotten as they go on with daily life

15

Impassively

Lack of emotion

16

Earns his living

Lack of emotion