Language is crucial to both the narrator and to Kalaj. Kalaj uses language to command attention and to be the center of attention. The narrator studies literature for his exams yet envies Kalaj’s ability to use language to manipulate him. Kalaj relies on favorite terms (ex. ersatz, Monsieur Zeb, etc.) that reveal a dramatic flair and demonstrate his uniqueness. How do the ways both characters relate to language reveal the nature of their bond and their uniqueness as individuals?
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