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1- How does this story fit in ‘travel, exile, initiation’?
2- How does it compare or relate to Lord of the Flies and Robinson Crusoe?
3- How is reality mixed with fiction? What is the effect on the reader?
4- Does Chris correspond to your vision of a romantic hero? Why? Why not?
When you describe a place with adjectives corresponding to human beings you create a personification. In Orwell’s eyes poor Parisian people look like the street they live in, they give their identity to the streets and buildings > people OWN the street / the street belongs to the people. “I sketch this scene’ > to sketch = to draw : faire un croquis