She states “we all often feel like we are pulling teeth” when it comes to constructing and composing a piece of work (Lamott 468). This simile makes Lamott feel more relatable to the reader because this is a feeling that most inexperienced and discouraged writers go through. Saying things like “feel despair and worry settle on my chest like an x-ray apron” only connects the reader to Lamott even more (Lamott 469). Once the reader becomes engaged and forms a connection with what the writer is saying and feeling, continuing to read the essay is easy. At this point the reader wants to know what can be done to shake the feelings of “despair and worry” when it comes to
Finally, although the sad stories Anne listens s the adults whisper, she digs deep to the bottom of her heart to search for the good that true people actually have. Anne describes “ Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” (263) With all the negativity and hatred surrounding her, Anne begins to alter her opinions of the evil people because she knows the
Nancy Mairs describes herself as a “cripple” and only that. In the passage, she describes her reasoning behind her fondness of the word “cripple” and not other terms more openly used by others such as “disabled” or “handicapped.” To achieve getting her message out she uses different tones and specific words. Mairs applied a positive tone when describing the definition of cripple. She makes the reader see “cripple” in a positive way referring to a Gospel and defining it as “a lover of words.” She even goes on to include her own personal opinion in which she claims she likes the accuracy of how it describes her condition. On other terms she switches to a negative approach ultimately, questioning how fit the words were to her current state.
However, both stanzas, opposite in content, contain similar last sentences about how he would die if she saw him. While the poem never really describes the girl in detail, her character and beauty is portrayed through the reverence the speaker gives her. He proves his affection by learning about her and her family. To him, she is worth learning
The poem "Kindness" by Naomi Shihab Nye speaks about how you experience kindness and what it really is. The main point in this poem is that in order to experience people's kindness you need to experience hurt, sorrow, and loneliness. The author says that when you loose everything and have no one or thing that when kindness comes along it lifts you up "and then goes with you everywhere/ like a shadow or a friend" (33-34). When portraying this message the author uses a sad but hopeful tone to send the message she wants to say. This tone helps portray the message because you can feel how sad someone is when they are lonely and they have nothing.
Dickinson also places an allusion to place the extra atmosphere that she believes everyone has gone through a grief, and it helps the reader understand what is happening. Also the poem has tone. Every poem has tone, but in this poem the poet is happy then turns into sadness, and how she uses other people’s sorrow and grief to pleasure
He states “ Nodded, nearly, napping” to get the reader to get in the state of mind of how he was feeling, he gets the reader to empathize his feeling of being alone and depressed. Poe uses language such as “ weary and dreary” not just for literary purposes, but to give the readers feeling of what the characters are feeling. Poe repeats the words “ sorrow,” to express how he feels due to the loss of Lenore. Poe calls Lenore “sainted, rare, and radiant” ( Lines 94-95 ), describing her as a perfect, unspoiled, untouchable women. Poe uses assonance to build structure throughout his
They begin to interpret the scarlet letter as standing for "able" as opposed to "adulterer" and it acts as a "softer pillow for the head that needed one" (133-134). Although originally filled with guilt and agony, Hester embraces the burden of her sin and develops a new-found peace of mind. The town perception of Hester transitions from a sinful woman who deserves nothing, to a kind and caring counselor for those in need. This shift in public view allows Hester to overcome and change some of the potential consequences of her
Then, the author talked about a lack of gender equality, and he agrees if women are deserve to be given a choice for themselves. 3. I see a creative writing here, because it’s a personal experience. I always enjoy narrative because it’s easy to read, and we can feel the emotion and use our imagination to create what the story is like in our head. The author also inserts a couple of quotes that he got from interviewing women in Saudi to make this passage more convincing.
This has been closely analyzed by the how Louise’s foreshadowing of events that are viewed upon as positive and negative contributes to the theme. In the foreshadowed moments she does not enjoy, she forces herself to accept her fate, and in the moments she does like, she gracefully accepts her fate. Many stories which have a similar theme most likely has had the literature term foreshadowing in
This line shows Elizabeth’s inner vulnerability and inquiry about herself. Elizabeth shows that deep within herself she knew all along that John’s affair with Abigail wasn’t completely his fault. She does not just blame him for their marriage going wrong as she seemed to do earlier in the play, but instead she admits she is also capable of self-criticism. This realization helps Elizabeth forgive John, and renouncing her anger seems to bring her the feeling of personal peace. Her loyalty and real love for John are more evident than in this scene than in the entire play.
Thanks for the reply. I knew the LNA felt bad at first when the resident used the "N" word, and I talked and explained to her about the different factors involved with such behavior. The LNA was very understanding and forgiving because of the resident 's mental condition. It did not affect her performance at all. Yes, I agree that it could be the disease process that was responsible for such outbursts, or it could be their past experiences and that they are re-living it.
His letter to his mother allows every audience member to think back on personal conflicts they may have had when it came to disappointing someone close to them. The detailed sadness and attempts to better/correct himself, puts the reader in a state of sympathy towards the author, allowing them to feel what he had gone through and effectively immersing them in the article. This use of Pathos benefits him as he effectively reaches his audience on a personal and emotional level, reminding them that though everyone is different, we are all still humans. Kefalas makes an effort to blend these emotions with his argument, making an attempt to win over his audience and bring them to his side. This effective strategy aims straight at the hearts of the readers as he/she must question if what they recently believed in, is truly humane and justified.
Thich Nhat Hahn said in his interview with Oprah that with compassion is smiling, laughing and deep listening. “Listen for one purpose to help him/her to open heart and feel better, suffer less” (Oprah Interview). Thich Nhat Hahn says that it is best to openly listen and to hold your comments and input for another time (Oprah Interview). Thich Nhat Hahn believes that we can end war by communication and by trying to understand others point of views and concerns (Oprah Interview). Another point that stood out to me in Thich Nhat Hahn interview with Oprah was when he says, “anger is energy used to act, acts of wrong things, compassion is better” (Oprah Interview).