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How can a writer have a character make the reader feel warm inside when reading about them or feel anger and disgust towards the character A way is the use of light and dark imagery Imagery is a very important aspect of writing used to portray a situation or character as more real or to display their personality Charles Dickens uses imagery in his book Oliver Twist to display his characters as good light or bad dark This type of imagery makes the reader feel more comfortable when reading about the good characters while feeling discomfort toward the bad characters Dickens uses light and dark imagery in his book Oliver Twist to make the reader like or dislike the character make the characters image more vivid and too make the reader picture the characters in their mindsOliver the main character in the book is displayed as a good light character When he is being described the room lightens up there is a lot of brightness portrayed in his image Oh thats the boy is it said the undertaker raising the candle above his head to get a better view of Oliver Mrs Sowerberry will you have the goodness to come here a moment my dear Dickens 52 This quote makes the reader picture Oliver glowing from the candlelight The reader feels that Oliver is a warm character and most people feel solace with him and enjoy reading about him Another quote that illustrates the young boys bright character is For a long time Oliver remained motionless in this attitude The candle was burning low in the socket when he rose to his feet Having gazed cautiously round him and listened intently he gently undid the fastenings of the door and looked abroad 77 Dickens makes the reader pity the orphan in this quote It makes the reader picture a poor boy with a candle barely lighting up his face it makes the reader feel sorry
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