As mentioned in the last paragraph, Roald Dahl enjoyed writing letters to his mother, and writing became his good habit. Roald Dahl uses ‘reader-friendliness’ in his writings. He involves you in his stories. Incorporating into Dahl’s clash or plot gives the reader a much more thrill when reading his books and this is considered an intelligent way to write. “Roald Dahl delights in the sounds and music of words, their meaning and rhyme. He enriches his fiction with a whole vocabulary of invented words: gobblefunk, uckyslush,lickswishy – whose meanings derive from their sounds”(Faundez). This kind of word usage could add interest to the reader, and also adds a lighthearted mood towards the story. He used figurative languages to express his thoughts in a deeper meaning, like metaphors, similes, alliteration, and etc, and also adds ‘sparks’ to his words, giving it endless meaning(Faundez). He knows what children enjoy! “They love being spooked. They love ghosts. They love the finding of treasure. The love chocolates and toys and money. They love magic. They love being made to giggle. They love seeing the villain meet a grisly death. They love a hero and they love the hero to be a winner. But they hate descriptive passages and flowery prose. They hate long descriptions of any sort. Many of them are sensitive to good writing and can …show more content…
A recently established foundation, named Roald Dahl Foundation, was created to help children with serious illness to live happily and fully. In conclusion, he keyed his experience at his childhood and his trained skills of writing, therefore, led him to his success and become noticed by child readers.
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