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...ing their articulation, they try to make the readers reflect their emotions. Dillard mainly uses her tone to portray her ideas. Krakauer uses contradictory views of other people and his own thoughts to evaluate the journey of McCandless. O’Brien illustrates war stories and emotions created due to war stories on different plots. All these authors use diction in certain parts of their text to make their argument peculiar. They use contradictory views to make the reader choose the view that is correct for him/her, instead of forcing a conclusion on them.
Dillard, Annie. "The Wreck of Time." Harper's. Jan. 1998: 51-56.
Krakauer, Jon. Into the Wild. New York: Anchor- Doubleday, 1997.
O’Brien, Tim. “How To Tell a True War Story.” The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature. Ed. Michael Meyer. Boston: Bedford St. Martins, 2003. p. 420-429.
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