Why does the writer begin her story with a detailed description of the crocodile before shifting to Sibia’s act of heroism?

Why does the writer begin her story with a detailed description of the crocodile before shifting to Sibia’s act of heroism?

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    The writer subtly wants to express the monstrous size of the crocodile in contrast to the child-woman’s bravery. It is only to emphasize Sibia’s struggle for existence against the wild creature, to project it as a heroic deed for a twelve year old girl.

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