To Kill A Mockingbird is an book that has been published by Harper Lee. It has became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. Something that Harper Lee always considered was for her story to be a simple love story. Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior to innocence and experience,kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos. This is mostly talking more about the book.
Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel is the author of widely read Nobel Peace Prize novel, Night. The novel is not only a widely read Nobel Peace Prize But also widely taught because of the extensive amount of subtext that helps create the meaning of this novel. There are several types of rhetoric that Elie uses to create this subtext, including tone, organization, and repetition. With these rhetorical devices, repetition is the most effective to create his meaning in two of his speeches called “Elie Wiesel's Acceptance Speech for the Nobel Peace Prize,” and “A God Who Remembers.” Elie Wiesel gives the audience a certain tone to manipulate the audience emotions. Tone is the one unique elements of the author's attitude towards the subject.
Dashiell Hammett "is now widely regarded as one of the finest mystery writers of all time," as said by the New York Times. The gripping book is in “The Guardian's Top 100 Best Novels” ranked at number fifty-four. The film was said to be one of the greatest achievements in film history and was one of the first cases of film noir. The film represented the greatness of the book. Even though the vocabulary may not be as advanced it is understandable and the content of the book grasps your attention immediately with its face pace.
Clive Staples Lewis is an amazing author of fantasy literature and is arguably one of the most influential writers of his time. Most everyone knows the worldwide phenomenal tale of Narnia. As a child, he frequently had thoughts of fantastic creatures and his interest of stories grew. In one of his highly successful books he once said “Progress means not just changing, but changing for the better.” (C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity, 25) Mere Christianity was written for the purpose of defending Christian belief. Clive was a lay theologian and a Christian apologist who used logic and philosophy in great
The James Bond franchise is revered as one of the most iconic fictional pieces to date. I believe the franchise has been so successful over the last 60 years because it has the ability to immerse it’s audience with its distinctive brand. When people think of James Bond, they immediately highlight its themes of violence, hegemonic masculinity, and slew of troubled characters who involve themselves in organized crime to satisfy their greed. The novel enlists its characters with distinct personality, eluding to several complex connections to crime and social deviance. The crime and deviance aspects of Goldfinger give a cohesion to the story.
“Franklin achieved fame and further financial success with ‘Poor Richard’s Almanack,’ which he published every year from 1733 to 1758. The almanac became known for its witty sayings, which often had to do with the importance of diligence and frugality…” Indubitably, Franklin’s writings go on to inspire many in their ways of
The subject of King Arthur is one of the most popular of all time and his stories have been retold in nearly every form of media. In fact, some would argue that Arthurian legend is “part of our cultural currency” because “despite its aristocratic and theological genesis, the Matter of Arthur has irrevocably embedded itself in modern British and American culture” (Sklar 5-10). Because today's western countries practice a fusion of Christian and Pagan traditions, today's people find comfort and familiarity in Arthurian legends. We can relate to and even value the Christian ideals that they live by. Yet, we also find ourselves fascinated by the magical aspects that are included in his story.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Jem grows from a little boy to an intelligent young man. Throughout the book, he discerns many things that shape his personality. As Jem grows, he learns how bad society is and that not everyone is perfect. Fortunately for Jem, this ends up helping him and he finds out that Atticus is a hero and that he should look up to Atticus. Through Atticus and the trial, Jem loses his innocence by learning about prejudice, bravery, and that the justice system is crippled.
He drops to his knees and his vision blurred because he's so shocked that everyone knows about him and his fantasies. The main character has fantasies about being abused probably from watching his father abuse his mother. In his mind he believes that being forced into sexual encounters is normal. When you watch your family do something on a regular basis you start to believe that that's what you're supposed to do and that this is a normal way of thinking. Since he doesn't know this is wrong then he will continue the cycle on to his kids, like his father showed
Atticus Finch is a static character who is an attorney and father of Jem and Scout in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Throughout the novel his belief in all people stays consistent. He genuinely believes and accepts that all people have good and evil sides. Atticus says, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”(Lee,**)He understands his kids when others are calling him a bad father like how Scout dresses.He forgives Mrs.Dubrose for the disrespectful words said about him because he knows she’s sick. He also teaches the kids to not judge Boo Radley because they do not know his story.