How Does Russell Create Tension In The Forbidden Arms

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Events and Ideas · Freedom - this is first shown in page 41 when Russell is exploring in the Lodge's garden. · Curiousity - shown throw his curiosity while he experiments with the squirrel on page 41. On page 42, he searchs for the origin of the singing, eventually finding the source coming from his grandfather drinking wine. For Russell, curiosity overcomes any form of obeying the rules and fear. On page 46, after Russell's grandfather informed him about the forbidden books under lock and key, his curiosity kicked in and he knew straight away that he needed to come back to the study and find out what's in the forbidden books. · Forbidden Knowledge - the forbidden knowledge is represented by a biblical reference. The reference is to the…show more content…
The first four panels on page 42 builds some tension towards the revealing of his grandfather. · On page 44, the last three panels builds up tension to reveal what is shown on the first panel of page 45. This reveals a horrible picture from a forbidden book on display. Characters · Young Russell - he is very curious shown by his exploration of the garden. He is shown to be a wild boy, as seen by his little experiment with a squirrel. His curiosity unmatched by any other emotion such as fear. · Old Russell - mostly unemotional and doesn't change his face expression. He is always shown to be calm and tame mannered unlike his younger self. · Lord John Russell - flamboyant and cheerful in nature. He is warm and welcoming to Russell. Seen on page 42 and page 43 that his grandfather is singing joyfully. Setting · The garden - the reason that Russell finds the study in the first place is because of the garden. Displays his first sense of freedom at Pembroke Lodge. · The study - the study is where questions are answered as well as new ones being formed. If Russell never found the study in the first place, he wouldn't have any questions answered or raised. Therefore, he wouldn't have had started his first philosphyical
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