Berton Rouche, Phone Call

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Consider the character development throughout the extract

The story ˜phone call' by Berton Roueche plays host to a range of stereotypical images and misunderstandings which lead to a dangerous situation.

The readers are introduced from the start to rather forceful and commanding language. Words such as ˜slammed down' ˜had me beat', ˜gave it the gas' and the casual use of ˜bastard' to personify the car, give the impression of a stereotypical American. By using the first person perspective Berton encourages the reader to experience the emotions being felt. Thus also gaining an interesting the reade

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