Never has a more captivating non-fictional memoir been read. Connotation is a great rhetorical device because, like the rest of them, it allows any audience member to make a stronger connection with the story.
It is interesting how there is so much hesitance in something as positive as the fair when people seem to be fully infatuated with a serial killer. Comparing the fleeting carriages to a funeral procession gives something that is seemingly frivolous a sense of heightened morbidity.
Even though they were working for the same thing, customers, particularly females, were only interested in buying what Holmes had to offer to them. In reality we find out that he is mentally unstable and psychopathic. Formal represents predictable which describes Burnham and colloquial translates into mystery, which translates into Holmes.
While at first I was nervous that it would be a slow memoir purely about architecture, I was very much wrong. On the inside it is corrupt with murder. Holmes without actually being subject, either directly or indirectly, to his crimes. Holmes seem even better, the audience is able to picture the scene in their heads more easily.
The form of diction relates to the characters. Because of the extreme difference, the concept the author is trying to portray is much clearer. Allusions are very helpful because they allow us to make stronger connections in our mind.