The characters that S.E Hilton writes about are very well devolved for a short novel like this one, they are also memorable to the readers. Ponyboy Curtis is the main character and the narrator of the book, and he talks a lot about how he feels about various things throughout the novel. He isn 't like the stereotypical guy who bottles up their emotions to seem more like able by the ladies, and actually, a lot of women look for a guy like Ponyboy because he shares how he feels. Johnny Cade is a kid that gets beat up by his family but he is never really angry about it. He has a friendly but paranoid demeanor to his personality, and he is loved by his second 'family ', which is just Greasers.
As you can say, it enhances the text with thoughts and emotion of the character. of the character. Because of the tone, it also may cause the reader to feel a certain way.The tone and mood are very essential to a book. Without the tone or mood , you would basically be reading a dictionary. The mood shifts between many emotions, such as when eliezer finds “light in the darkness” when he hears the violin playing.
Even though the stories have a different plot and involve diverse kinds of characters, the final message and moral is the same. In the stories “A Good Man is Hard to Find” and “Cathedral”, Flannery O’Connor and Raymond Carver use unexpected figures and characters as a way to change the main character’s personality and thoughts. In both stories, the authors create characters that are introduced in order to change the main character’s thoughts. In “A Good Man is Hard to Find”,
Later on in life, Poe had served in the military and at that point he started writing poems. After Poe was honorably discharged from the military, he married his 12 year old cousin who died shortly of tuberculosis. These events heavily contributed to his writing style by giving events to base stories as well as a viewpoint on the world. Overall, Edgar Allan Poe’s twisted and ominous writing style focuses on using physical imagery and connotative syntax to show imagery. Through Poe’s short stories and poems, Edgar Allan Poe visual and metaphorical imagery to illustrate the theme of revenge and death.
Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, Raymond Carver use point of view effectively and demonstrates symbolism. The story begins with the blind man. He is visiting an old friend and her husband after his wife recently died. The story is told from the husband’s point of view. The story being told from the husband’s point of view is important.
Did he plunge to his death? Did his wife make it back home unharmed? In this story “Contents of The Dead Man’s Pockets”, author Jack Finney uses satire, situational irony, and dramatic irony to show how on unimportant thing can come between you and someone who should be a higher priority, as Tom Benecke did with a little piece of paper. Jack Finney used satire in his short story
One of the many books written by Sacks is The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat published in 1985. It is a collection of case histories of his patients afflicted by the oddities of the neurological world. Sacks as an literary author feel as though conveying the human aspect is a necessary component. Striving to make an empathetic connection between the patient and reader by giving background knowledge on the patient. The rhetorical situation Sacks addresses in this book to respond to was his disagreement of how case histories were conducted at the time of publican.
In the book The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore, Moore talks about his life experiences and the experiences of another man who is also named Wes Moore. The author states, “The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his,” is true up to the extent in which they had different support systems involving family and friends (Wes xi). Both men had many similarities, but they had differences in their support systems that lead each one to make different choices. They are around the same age, live in the same neighborhood, and both were raised by their single mothers.
Edith Wharton’s book Ethan Frome is concurrently a flashback and a re-creation of a man’s past an unidentified narrator wishes to unearth. The reader never knows the “truth”—that is, the story from a main character—but instead receives scraps through the filter of the nameless narrator. He concludes the events and pieces together a tale from the comments of other minor characters as well as snippets from his own imagination to form his version of the flashback to events twenty-five years ago. Ostensibly, though, the story of Ethan Frome is a heartrending and dramatic representation of irony, both as a literary technique and an authorial worldview, but is more notable for the ongoing thematic message of deafening silence in character development. Edith Wharton describes her
In the story, the narrator’s narrow mindset is challenged over and over again as Robert breaks most stereotypes that the narrator held. As these stereotypes are broken, the narrator begins to feel more comfortable with Robert, and sincerely tells him that he is “glad for the company”. This release from prejudice culminates in the cathedral drawing scene of the story, where the narrator finally lets go of his bias towards blind people. Once the narrator closes his eyes, he is seemingly equal to Robert, and he consequently begins to understand Robert’s perspective. His newfound empathy towards Robert demonstrates how he has lost his prejudice towards him.