Language

The language of “True Love” by Isaac Asimov is extremely simple and easy to follow. The author does not embellish the story with figurative speech and the choice of words is related to technology, data, and match-making. 

Imagery is used very little in the text, such as when Joe describes Milton’s meeting with the first girl on the list: “Milton's face turned red when he saw her. He spoke as though it were hard to do so.” 

The story is conveyed using both narration and dialogue. The narrative passages express the view of the computer-narrator, while the dialogue passages convey the interactions between Milton and Joe.

The most relevant language devices used in the text are repetitions and rhetorical questions. The story lacks similes (although some pa...

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