What kind of diction dominates the first chapter in the text of Of Mice and Men? I don't understand how one can describe the diction of a text. 

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Diction is defined as the word choices, writing style, and techniques the author uses with narration and dialogue. In terms of narration, Steinbeck uses a limited third-person narrator. The narrator sticks to describing the setting, the landscape, and the outward appearances of George and Lennie . Steinbeck allows these surface descriptions to supplement the dialogue. The novel (novella) is therefore like a play in...

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