Doyle, Roddy - A Star Called Henry (Miss Drake)

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Analyse how Henry characterises Miss Drake and the Father who baptises Baba Smart (37, 5) and explain the roles they play in the community and in Henry s early life. Roddy Doyle, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Doyle, Roddy - A Star Called Henry (Miss Drake)
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Star Called Henry - Roddy Doyle Task 3: Analyse how Henry characterises Miss Drake and the Father who baptises Baba Smart (37,5) and explain the roles they play in the community and in Henry s early life. Mrs. Drake is the local midwife. Henry describes her by using adjectives that would normally be used to describe a man, like huge or a mass of muscles. Moreover, Henry puts emphasis on this by using a metaphor when he says that ... a mass of muscle and slopes that looked like babies head bursting to get out (p. 27 ll. 5-7). Roddy Doyle introduces by her a character who is very contradictive: on the one hand Mrs. Drake is the local midwife, which is a job that was more common for a woman at that time. On the other hand, he also gives this character a masculine physique. He underpins the ...

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