Boy By Roald Dahl
By Zahria Parker
Boy is a memoir about the life of Roald Dahl and his journey through childhood from ages 7-20. From traveling to different private schools and faking his appendix.
Boy meets the four characteristics of a memoir because it focuses on a brief period of time because it tells short stories of his life but made into one big book like the
It also shows some deep emotions since he does get homesick. It shows these emotions by using figurative language like when they went to the candy shop there was this kid who wasn't allowed to eat liquorice. His dad said “don't eat liquorice or you will get a tail like a rat”.
That's when he found his true glory and then after that he started making books telling his stories from when he was a child. That's when he found his brilliance