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Q: How does the writer use language here to describe the hartop family?
We learn that Hartop is " a thin, angular man, starved faced." but act superior and domination despite his appearance and seems to take all seats. The writer use description "he seemed to occupy almost all the seat; sprawling adwardly" through the narrator to imply as such. The oxymoron "thin" and "sprawling" tells us that Hartop uses his role to exert its power whereby everything beneath him, it is considered inferior and anaemic. When compared to Hartop family, it is clear how intimidating hartop is.
We learn that Hartop's family are being described as expressionless and unreactive even they're in great pain. The writer use description "The hartop's face seems moulded in clay" the nouns "clay" emphasis that their face hasn't changed since then and it seems that their relationship is distant. Furthermore, the quote "a screwed up thinness that makes them both look hard and frightened" suggests that their wife and daughter cannot respond because they're scared or terrified if they tell something. It shows they're anaemic towards to their father/husband.