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She doesn't speak

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Transcript of She doesn't speak

She Doesn't Speak
Marita van der Vyver
Text structure
1) Conversation between Anneke and a friend of hers, Anouk gives background information and tells her story

= informative
2) Trip to South Africa and visit to the old house in Pretoria

= active experience
- easy language style --> no difficult words
- unexpected, happy ending
- "Iceberg theory"
- relevant topic
- shows the feelings of the characters very well
--> feelings of happiness / loss
Own opinion on the text
Exposition
Story told in the beginning
Rising action
Climax
She sees Becca in the backyard --> starts to scream
Falling action
End
Conversation in the end
Turning point
The story tells us about Anouk.
From the moment she watches
her father get shot
by robbers, she doesn't speak
a word any more. After that
traumatic incident she moves
to England with her mother.
She tells us about her feelings,
her nightmares and her hopes.
During a vacation in Pretoria,
South Africa, where she was
born, she finally regains her
voice as she meets Rebecca,
the former maid of Anouks
family.

Summary
Author
Marita van der Vyver
Born:
1958 in Cape Town
Mother language:
Africaans
Important points in life:

1980: spent a year in Europe
Since 1987: journalist, translater
1992: she wrote her first book
Since 1999: she has been living with her family in France
Family:

she married Alaib Claisse
she has four children: Mia, Daniel, Thomas and Hugo
Outward
appearance
small, short hair, bare face, wears boys clothes, walks barefoot
Roles,
Social background
main character
Personality,
Trait
lonely, blames herself for her father's death, loved her father and South Africa, never spoke much, loves
reading
Other
14 years old, hasn't spoken since she saw her father get shot

Anouk / Noekie
Main characters
Outward
appearance
short dark hair, small ears, thin neck, wears makeup, looks exotic
Roles,
Social background
Anouk's mother
Personality,
Trait
talks very much, very emotional, scared of loss and violence, disappointed of her daughter
Other
lives in England now, has a new boyfriend (short, stocky, treats Anouk very nicely)
Anneke
Outward
appearance
South African woman, black, thin
Roles,
Social background
The family's maid, Anouk's best friend and her role model
Personality,
Trait
courageous, calm, firm in a dangerous situation
Other
saved Anouk's and Anneke's lives
Rebecca / Becca
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