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How could you characterize the story's level of diction? Is this level appropriate for...

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pandabear2 | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 13, 2012 at 10:52 PM via web

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How could you characterize the story's level of diction? Is this level appropriate for a story about a young boy's experiences?why

From the story "Araby"

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tisjay | College Teacher | (Level 1) Honors

Posted September 13, 2012 at 11:11 PM (Answer #1)

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The diction in 'Araby' is certainly not that of a young adolescent boy. However, the narrative voice is that of a grown man looking back on a significant time in his adolescence, and recognizing how a certain experience made him self-aware and helped him take the first steps towards maturity.

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