Diction In Never Let Me Go

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The use of diction and metaphor in Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Never Let Me Go emphasizes on the social inequalities in the dystopian society. At this point in the novel, Kathy is reflecting on her childhood at Hailsham, specifically upon the moment when she and the rest of the clones realize that they are different. The clones/children come across this epiphany when they decide to crowd around Madame to see her reaction. Better transition to this sentence? Ishiguro’s use of the phrase, “the moment when you realize that you really are different to them…who nevertheless shudder at the very thought of you” (Ishiguro 36) highlights the obvious distinction between humans and clones. The expression “shudder at the thought” demonstrates the amount

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