'Whistle and I'll come to you' ('trying, trying' The…
'Whistle and I'll come to you'
'It had increased greatly in force' This shows and creates a feeling at the start of the text that something is starting to escalate.
'Then as I lay still, gathering my wits' Creates a feeling of parenthesis.
'Steady as a lighthouse' A simile to show how the writer tries to steady himself and to reassure himself.
'Quite, alone and exposed' Power of three to show how the house is positioned and why it would be threat.
'Family house in Sussex' Uses this to create comfort and remind himself when he was lying comfortable and safe in his home when he was younger. It takes him back to safety
'Wind rage like a lion' Makes the wind seem aggressive and makes him seem small.
'Howling Darkness' Creates and implies an animalistic emotions to create fear.
'Banishing all tranquillity' Shows a permanent state has been created.
'Like a banshee' This word is used because it describes a spirit of death.
'There was no child. I knew that. How could there be? This shows how he starts to question himself because he doesn't know what is going on anymore.
'trying, trying' The repetition of the word emphasises his struggle in finding what is going on.
'The lights went out' This shows how his struggle gets worst and how the author tries to create tension even more. It adds to his struggle.
'Impression' This adjective that he used is vague to create a sense of unknown and he can't put his finger on what is actually is going on.
'Pitch' This adjective is used to represent the darkness colour and to create a feeling that he can't see anything. It also removes one of his senses which has a large impact
'In this house with me' This shows he is starting to believe his sixth sense and that he is starting to imagine what is going on. Also he is questioning himself and what is going on around him.
'Had been so firmly locked and the, inexplicably opened' This shows that the author can't explain what is going on and it creates even more fear and tension in the story.
'I actually began to conjuncture' This shows he is starting to question himself and can't believe what is going on. It is the first time he starts to be irrational and question the unknown. Also it shows he starts to doubt his own beliefs
He uses the adjective 'Desperately' this emphasises his struggle.
'Light' This adjective shows his only hope and what he needs. 'Dropped the torch' this is when he drops the torch and it symbolises his loss of only hope. Not much can go worst. 'No light came on. The torch had broken.' The use of fall stops in this shows how he is almost in disbelief.
'But instead of crying I drummed my fists on the floorboards in a violent rage, until they throbbed.This shows his frustration to the unknown. It brings him back to reality.
'Glad of her, thoroughly ashamed of myself, calmer and relieved' A power of three to represent the power the dog has on the charter during his time of turmoil.