When you are analysing quotations in the exam, try to zoom in on individual words!
- What technique has Ishiguro used? E.g. verb, simile, imagery, etc.
- What are the connotations of this word? What does it suggest about the character/theme?
- What effect does this have on the audience?
- How does it help to reflect something about the context in which Ishiguro was writing?
Have a go at the following questions which will help you to closely analyse quotations and think about what they suggest about particular characters, themes or ideas in 'Never Let Me Go'.