The writer is writing about a girl who is eleven but she does not feel eleven. It is her birthday today. And a red sweater that does not belong to her.
The writer pulls us in by using emotion and real life language.
The writer reveals emotion by repeating the same words.
The writer uses real life language.
The sentences are short.
The writer use’s constant grammar and uses the same grammar over an over to make the reader want to carry on reading.