" On a rooftop near O'Connell bridge, a republican sniper lay watching. beside him lay his rifle and over his shoulder was slung a pair of field glasses"
I paused for a moment thinking if i should risk a smoke
The Great Ruse
"he must kill that enemy he cant use his rifle. he had only his revolver to do it. then he thought of a plan"
yes it worked
the sniper darted across the street. A machine gun tore up the ground around him with a hail of bullets, but he escaped. he through himself downward besides the corps. the machine gun stopped. Then the sniper turned over the dead body and looked into his brothers face
The author used the sounds of guns firing as suspense he also used irony to show how the sniper was in a life or death situation but he still lit the match and smoked his cigarette
The author explains how t he sniper puts the hat on the gun and is realism to show that the sniper planned out a ruse and had worked to kill the other sniper
The writer used the face of his dead brother to show irony and realism because he is being shot at by the machine gun that was terring up the ground begind him