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A textual analysis of Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

posted on 20 Jun 2016

A textual analysis of Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman by Catherine Bardell

This short essay by Catherine Bardell  analyses  a selected extract from Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman  in terms of aspects such as historical context, ideology of the author, concepts of childhood and stylistic devices used. 

The article begins:

The essay below explores a short extract from Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman. A critical analysis will demonstrate aspects of historical context, ideology of the author, concepts of childhood, stylistic devices used, narrative voice, devices conveying mood and character, themes and how the scene moves the story forward. 

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