The Seven Tailors Discourse Essay

Jordan

Abushacra

English

SL

Comments:

The

9

Tailors

In

this

passage

from

The

Nine

Matches

by

Dorothy

L.

Sayers,

Wimsey,

the

main

figure,

climbs

up

a

bell-­‐tower

and

puts up with

the

noisy

vexatious

shrills

of

the

bells.

The

clangor

from

the

alarms

causes

him

extreme

quantities

of

pain

and

battling.

Throughout

the

passage,

Wimsey

struggles

to

keep

the

noise

coming from

harming

him

as

he

tries

to

climb

up

the

belfry.

Sayers

portrays

Wimsey's

painful

situation

with

the

use

of

stunning

auditory

imagery

regarding

the

deafening

sound

of

the

bells

and

with

the

use

of

personification

to

amplify

the

magnitude

of

the

dangerous

force

of

the

bells.

She

is definitely

as

well

able

to

create

an

apprehensive

and

menacing

mood

in

the

passage

with

enumeration

to

mimic

the

incessant

chaotic

nature

of

the

alarms

and

with

an

wrinkled

paragraph

composition

to

present

tension

and

to

gradual

down

the

narrative

of

the

history.

All

throughout

the

passage,

Sayers

gives

life

and

substance

to

the

bellicose

sounds

using

vivid

auditory

imagery

to

create

a

chaotic

and

violent

field

while

portraying

Wimsey's

condition

of

discomfort

as

this individual

climbs

the

ladder

applying.

The

work with

of

representation

enlivens

the

violent

sound

making

way

for

it is

devastating

fee

on

Wimsey.

The

bell-­‐tower

reaches

and

exceeds

their

limit

and

becomes

supersaturated,

" soaked

and

drunken

with

sound. ”(Sayers

6)

Sayers

character

the

tower system

as

the

noise

makes

it

" stagger

just like

a

drunken

man”(Sayers

6-­‐7)

turning

in to

a

completely

mindless

hooligan

being

much

off

by

its

usual

state.

Sayers

writes

of

the

" brazen

rage

of

the

bells”

(Sayers

4-­‐5)

attacking

Wimsey's

the ears

as

he

first

gets into

the

bell-­‐

chamber.

A great

impudent

disorderly

barrage

of

noise

stuns

Wimsey

prior to

he

also

begins

hiking

the

last

ladder.

The

" unendurable

shrill

clangour”(l. 16)

creates

the

auditory

image

of

an

unrelenting

high-­‐pitched

resonating

sound.

The

sound

in that case

escapes

the

realm

of

simple

noises

and

crosses

into

the

category

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