"Suddenly, in a downstairs window that was brilliantly illuminated by a street lamp not six yards away, Billie caught sight of a printed notice propped up against the glass in one of the upper planes."
Literary device:1 = Imagery
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"But the air was deadly cold and the wind was like a flat blade of ice on his cheeks."
Example 2 of literary device = Simile
"He was actually 28, and yet I never would have guessed it if he hadn't told me, never in my whole life. There wasn't a blemish on his body."
Effective word choice :1 =
example 2 of effective word choice =
"And suddenly, he realized that this animal had just been as motionless and as asilent as the parrot. he reached out and touched the back of the dog and the back was hard and cold, and when he pushed the hair to the side, he could see that the skin was geyish black underneath."
Rohld Dahls life:
Roald Dahl was born September 13, 1916. During his life he made 19 childrens books including, James and the giant peach, Charlie and the chocolate factory, Matilda, and so much more. Roald dahl was a british novelist, short story writer, poet, screen writer, and fighter pilot. He served in the royal air force in world war two. In the 1940s he became a writer and rose to become one of the worlds best selling authors.He married famous actress Patricia Neal in 1953 and had 4 kids, Tessa, Lucy, Theo, and Olivia. His marriage with Patricia didn't last so he divorced her in 1983 and married Felicity Crosland. Dahl died November 23, 1990 in Oxford, Uk.