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“With All Flags Flying” by Anne Tyler. Interrupted Reading. Directions. The first paragraph of “With All Flags Flying” has been divided into five sections . Please complete your work about each section before going to the next.

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With all flags flying by anne tyler

“With All Flags Flying”by Anne Tyler

Interrupted Reading


Directions
Directions

  • The first paragraph of “With All Flags Flying” has been divided into five sections. Please complete your work about each section before going to the next.

  • Analyze the section, taking into account what syntax, diction and detail reveal about the narrator

  • After you finish the five sections, briefly describe both the narrator and the tone of the paragraph


Definitions of terms
Definitions of terms

  • Syntax = sentence structure

  • Diction = word choice

  • Detail = particulars, specific and descriptive information


With all flags flying by anne tyler

Analyze the section, taking into account what syntax, diction and detail reveal about the narrator

Section #1:

Weakness was what got him in the end.


Analyze the section taking into account what syntax diction and detail reveal about the narrator
Analyze the section, taking into account what syntax, diction and detail reveal about the narrator

Section #2:

He had been expecting something more

definite—chest pains, a stroke, arthritis—but it

was only weakness that put a finish to his living

alone.


Analyze the section taking into account what syntax diction and detail reveal about the narrator1
Analyze the section, taking into account what syntax, diction and detail reveal about the narrator

Section #3:

A numbness in his head, an airy feeling when he

walked. A wateriness in his bones that made it

an effort to pick up his coffee cup in the

morning.


Analyze the section taking into account what syntax diction and detail reveal about the narrator2
Analyze the section, taking into account what syntax, diction and detail reveal about the narrator

Section #4:

He waited some days for it to go away, but it

never did.


Analyze the section taking into account what syntax diction and detail reveal about the narrator3
Analyze the section, taking into account what syntax, diction and detail reveal about the narrator

Section #5:

Meanwhile the dust piled up in corners; the refrigerator wheezed and creaked for want of defrosting. Weeds grew around his rosebushes.


Analyze how syntax diction and detail convey meaning in paragraph one of with all flags flying
Analyze diction and detail reveal about the how syntax, diction and detail convey meaning inparagraph one of “With All Flags Flying.”

Weakness was what got him in the end. He had been

expecting something more definite—chest pains, a

stroke, arthritis—but it was only weakness that put a

finish to his living alone. A numbness in his head, an airy

feeling when he walked. A wateriness in his bones that

made it an effort to pick up his coffee cup in the

morning. He waited some days for it to go away, but it

never did. Meanwhile the dust piled up in corners; the

refrigerator wheezed and creaked for want of

defrosting. Weeds grew around his rosebushes.