In David lodge explains in the novels they include weather and it has a significance amount in the Paradise of the blind. We also know that weather can affect our mood it could be set as a gloomy or sad. The author has the place to set whatever he/she puts to the weather, but it has to be appropriate to the mood. In addition, sometimes there would be a description of the Genesis and the story of the flood (biblical allusions). It seems also when describing the weather he put it in a whole paragraph. Moreover, it can describe her future. The pathetic fallacy shows as an important aspect as the weather causes Hang to express a clear emotion. Furthermore, we see that sometimes mentions different features of the weather to obtain feelings of hope and sadness. Pathetic fallacy is the use of outside things to give the reader a false sense of feeling about something. This technique is often used to emphasize how the weather is describing extreme feelings of sadness or happiness. A character’s emotions could show throughout the environment around them.
“Spring came and went. Summer passed. Uncle Chinh disappeared from our life….”
She was describing the timeline of how that spring came and gone, summer has passed. Also, when uncle Chinh died, she had to do a lot more work to the family and that affected her lifestyle and changed.
“ Trees were brown, not a speck of green. The sky was a lucid, icy blue”
she shows that the season is clearly autumn. Also, she said the sky pure blue. Then she received the telegram saying she has to go to Moscow.