1.3 "We're socially colour coded" Keith is the right colour yellow
1.3.1 Yellow and black means Keith is dangerous, implicit meaning
1.4 "Green's the right colour for a bicycle, just as
it's the wrong one for a belt or a bus" It is the
right colour because Keith does it. FID narrators opinion
1.5 "green frame gleams" "Chromium"
"Glitters" "Cracked concrete bus stop" manichean imagery (black
and white imagery) pg17 Ironic, plainly wrong.
2.1 "White wicket gate on it's well oiled hinges" Pg14 Opposite to Stephen
2.1.1 Almost a metaphor for the way into heaven
2.2 Metaphor for the boys
2.3 Detached, status symbol doesn't have
to share anything OWN cricket bat
2.3.1 Inference : "Only semi-detached house in the close"
2.4 Middle Class Paradise
2.5 "well pointed" Pg14 Even the
house is well disiplined
2.6 "even the chickens lead... elegant lives" "defined
by rectilinear walls" Pg20 "where the smell of feed
and droppings mingle tastefully" How can that
mingle tastefully FID old Stephen is picking fun at
his own image
2.7 The garage- "wonderful private kingdom"
3.1.1 Fought in WW1
184.108.40.206 Pg22 "There were other reasons
Stephen's father inspired such
220.127.116.11 "Won a medal... for killing five
Germans with a bayonet...how
his father had managed to
attached a bayonet to the
18.104.22.168.1 Barabra Berrill "the handles
come off...looks more like a
carving knife to me" Pg 165
22.214.171.124.2 Unreliable narration
3.1.2 As against Stephen, Keith makes up ideas to
make his father sound interesting he
doesn't work for the secret service, neither
did he kill 5 germans these are just stories
that Keith has made up
3.1.3 Pg21 "Headquarters"
Semantic field of military
and soldiers house run like
a military operation
3.2.1 Soft approach towards keith
3.2.2 "would he have
appreciated the grace
and serenity" Pg 26
3.2.3 "I don't want to have to stop him seeing you"