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What is the diction in Fahrenheit 451?I just can't find any answers! I looked in the...

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mychemicalkaela | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 5, 2012 at 10:27 PM via web

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What is the diction in Fahrenheit 451?

I just can't find any answers! I looked in the book online, EVERYWHERE. Please help.

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jjrichardson | Student, College Freshman | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted August 18, 2012 at 9:48 PM (Answer #1)

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But if there are very strong words or words that express a lot of emotion in any of the chapters, then you can mark those down as the kind of diction the author uses in Fahrenheit 451. For example in my class we read some passages from a story( I can't remember the name) and we had to do the same thing except it was chapter by chapter, there were words like annihilate and obliterate, and very descriptive phrases that used similes. All of that was considered diction. Then we had to get into syntax which is a whole other story..

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