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Essay | Visual Images and Humor in "Cold Mountain"

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Visual Images and Humor in "Cold Mountain"

Summary: In the civil war novel "Cold Mountain," Charles Frazier uses descriptions of settings and senses to create mood. Plus, character sketches of Inman, Ada and Ruby.
In this essay I am going to see how Charles Frazier's writing style creates images and humour and I will discuss the reader's perspective of the characters.

Firstly, I will discuss how Frazier creates visual, graphic images through his writing. Frazier always presents us with a lot of descriptive information, which is used to set a scene.

The information used is very informative, detailed and graphic, which is used to the effect of painting a picture for the reader to see.

Instead of just saying, the sun was setting, Frazier goes into so much more detail, which makes the sunset sound really interesting. Page 23, `Low grey clouds massed at the flat horizon, but as the sun fell to earth line it found an opening in the clouds and shot a beam of light the colour of hot hickory coals straight upward . . . Five minutes...

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