(RTS) In Under The Persimmon Tree it is clear, stars represented large significance to both characters, but beneath the surface stars are used symbolically to portray deeper messages to the reader. (BS-3) Nusrat’s faith is evident to the reader through the stars, that are used symbolically by the author. (BS-2) Staples also uses the stars symbolically in another way, to mirror Najmah’s hope in a way that is evident to the reader. (BS-1)
The infamous winds of Santa Ana repeatedly help develop a sky ridden with smoke, but for many on the golden coast this is just a typical day. The winds spiral into flames catching among the wild flowers that flourish on the vast valleys of California. These winds are unstoppable. However, it seems as if many refuse this idea in hopes that the land in california will become untouched by the dry winds if humans decide to build. It seems as if no one realizes that the ash from last year will be buried under tar at first, but soon enough the winds will take over the land and a new layer of ash will settle..
Kyle swyers Mills 4th Pre-AP English II 9/3/2015 Summer Reading Double Entry Journal “Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes. You must look into that storm and shout as you did in Rome. Do your worst, for I will do mine!
Everybody can become jealous from time to time. In ASIAD, Ray Bradbury uses metaphor simile and vivid description to express strong emotion and jealousy. Bradbury uses similes and metaphors to compare the characters thoughts of the sun to widely known objects, such as, a lemon and a coin. There are many other uses of author's craft in this story. The sun may symbolise hope and happiness.
Scott Fitzgerald uses the seasons as an important role in The Great Gatsby. Understanding the meaning behind the seasons and how they are connected to the characters and the events in the story helps build a stronger context of the novel. The summer allows Nick and Gatsby to believe that they have a new beginning for a certain part of their lives. It also brings intensity on the hottest day to show why the dramatic events occurred the way that they did. Examples of this are Gatsby’s increased love and hope for Daisy and the powerful conflict between Gatsby and Tom.
The literal meaning stating the storm that that kept Bobinto and the boy in town until the storm finish. Placing Alcee in Calixta house and them having a passionate moment while the storm happens. The figurative meaning when Alcee starts speaking the Calixta about their past history. “Do you remember-in Assumptions, Calixta?” he asked in a low voice broken by passion.
In the text “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury, Margot is a recent arrival from Earth and onto Venus. In the story, Margot has a special something that none of the other kids in her class have. A memory of the sun. Many of the children in Margot’s class long for the sun. Unfortunately, the sun only comes out once every seven years on Venus.
Another way that they persevered through the disaster was by sticking together. The author writes, “In the hours after the quake and tsunami, Aki, Kana, and Fumiya stood amid a group of hundreds of stunned students and teachers, shivering in the cold, terrified for their families.” Everybody stuck together, and lived through the disaster. With quick decisions, everybody made it out alright. To conclude, the Japanese Tsunami was a terrifying disaster.
I was in a melee with the typhoon as I unsuccessfully tried to make my way to the edge. Taking way longer than it should’ve, I managed to crawl near the edge of the cliff. I looked down to see the thundering upsurge of ocean smacking into the spindly rock from the movie Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Although the raindrops bit at my defenseless skin like hundreds of arctic beestings, I had never felt more alive. This; this is why I travel.
Her eye was unwillingly drawn towards the crowded bookshelf and upon a delicately framed yellowing image. She was quick to dismiss a tear that threatened to spill as she reminisced the joy of summers past. Her parents watching as two identical girls throwing piles of autumn leaves up into the air with total abandon. It had been taken after her graduation ceremony before a similar storm had ripped through the city and their car had fatefully overturned by the hurricane. With her slow deep breaths in tune with the silence of the aftermath, the cobbled clouds had turned a deep ashen colour with light rain gently drizzling with calming ‘pitter-patter’ sounds echoing between the buildings.
chapters 7-9 Happiness is finally a tone in this book rather than the recurring somber moments throughout chapters 1-6. Chapters 7-9 are different than basically different than all of the past chapters. This is because they have a more fun filled feeling to them. That is until the end of the three chapters.
As they walked along a bad storm came thunder, lightning and even very bad rain . This is when Zeus powers came in. He could stop the storm so they could finish their long and nice walk. The trees blew as the leaves fell off, the apple tree seeds feel all on the ground. Zeus could clear the weather and storm.
(AGG) Symbols are a part of people’s daily lives. The Sun is used to represent warmth, light, and happiness. Authors use symbols as well. The book “Under The Persimmon Tree” has symbol use. (BS-1)
Weather Representing Emotions Normally weather and emotions are not associated, but throughout the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald makes multiple references comparing the feelings of Jay Gatsby to the weather outside. He uses rain to represent the times of sadness or awkward situations. When those moods uplifted the clouds would break, and the sun would shine. Other times he would use heat to represent times of anger, or tension.