'A Quiet Intimacy' - Coggle Diagram
'A Quiet Intimacy'
What comprises a teenage experience
Nature of conversation
The making and losing of friends
Falling in love with someone
Connections to reader
Exploring past memories/nostalgia
Conversation with the old man
The feeling of meeting someone
you haven't seen in so long
Childhood memories of school
What guardian was your special favourite?
Closest friends (Tommy and Ruth)
Kathy remembers almost everything about Hailsham
Subtle literary features
emotive language that show a personal connection/history
Lack of context about the true nature of her world
Suggestive comments about how her world is structured
"Hardly any of them have been classified as agitated"
"I'm a Hailsham Student"
"That recovery centre at Dover"
Deliberate control over information
Kathy narrates as if the reader is aware of
what she's talking about
Deliberate sequential introduction of new information
Talking about the dystopian world/society
Differently structured society
Vague and unheard terms such as donors and carers
Why can she only be a carer for 14 years in total?
What happens after that, does she become a donor?