Strategy & Approval
Harry Lavenderpowerful, arrogant, smug, egotistical, sinister, ominous
" I wake up from this desire with the same coffin smile”
Superhuman characteristics, the feeling that he is pure evil even as think of ghosts in coffins with wicked smiles brings about his distinctive voice.
" Every person living and breathing, and many that have been dead understood the identity of that tumor that went by the name of harry lavender” -Metaphor
Gives us the feeling that he was easy
Claudia Valentines - 3rd party, tough, solid, intelligent, streets smart, observant, confident, amusing
" My spouse and i woke up felling like loss of life. Ironically suitable given the particular day held in store”. -Simile, Paradox
Shows she is living on the advantage close to loss of life
" one step closer to heaven was your crematorium"
Shows the witty area to Valentines
Hardboiled detectives are witty
" Martial arts had trained me more than just high kicks” p34
Reveals she is hard and 3rd party
" The deroes... started on their water breakfast”p2
Metaphor, seedy lower class, metropolitan setting, establishes the hardboiled setting.
The Setting/Sydney metropolis seedy,
" The floral shop was near Kinselas an elegant night spot that used to be considered a funeral parlour but where people now ate devilled kidneys and crumbed minds in the past chapel and afterward travelled upstairs pertaining to the show”.
-Juxtaposition of images
-to create the feeling of loss of life and to demonstrate that the city has its own character and unique voice, sickening connotations of people eating parts of the body in a memorial parlour. -A dark side to what used to become an innocent chapel. Thought of facades A setting to get a hardboiled investigator
- In spite of the elegant and respectable city there is a sickening grotesque aspect to this. " small triangle of threadbare green” pg2
Metaphor, used to establish the environment it's a city of concrete.