Series Of Unfortunate Events
By: Lemony Snicket
five adjectives to describe this text: Horrifying, sad,depressing,terrible,quick witted.
This book uses literal and direct language that is easy to read and understand.
"Stephano's smile turned to a scowl, and his stained teeth seemed to grow bigger. His eyes grew so shiny that it hurt Violet and Klaus to look at them." (Pg77) By the children saying that his eyes hurt them they meant that they knew that he was planning something cruel.
"With one flick of its tail, the snake unlatched the door of its cage and slithered out onto the table,and before Uncle Monty or any of the Baudelaire orphans could say anything,it opened its mouth and bit sunny right on the chin." (Pg26) The snake that bit sunny was named the incredibly deadly viper but it was not named for its venom but for its intelligence.
The level of language makes it easy for the reader to follow.