The story is written in past tense, but it’s written so we follow the storyline like the main character understands it. The effect of the story being told from the main character’s point, makes the story more interesting, instead of someone telling what happened, that would maybe sound a bit too much like a newspaper, but we also feel sympathetic with the dad. A lot of the context has to be understood indirectly, for example the main character’s divorce, but one thing that is very well described is the setting. The current of the river, the big rock both under the water, and on the embankment, this is why the nature is such a major part of the story. The story has a lot of foreshadowing in, for example: “The current was stronger” (l. 105) this suspense, in general the is