A character is defined as a “fictional representation of a person” (230). A strong character is essential in literary fiction, especially in a genre of writing such as short story where the author has a limited amount of time to tell a story. The authors’ goal is often to create a realistic depiction of a person; one that will keep readers engaged and drives the momentum of the plot. In every story-but more specifically a short story- the protagonist is the catalyst for the plot. Authors use many different types of character classifications such as round, flat, stick, dynamic, or static.to build an interesting story.
Invention and Arrangement The book begins with “A few words about this book”, “Prologue”, and “Deborah’s Voice”, which offer some background information preceding the actual story, and differs in format with the rest of the novel. The rest of the book is divided into three large sections: “Part 1: Life” (1940-1951), “Part 2: Death” (1951-1973), and Part 3: Immortality” (1973-2001). Each of these sections is structured by chapters, each chapter with varied titles. There are 11 chapters in Part 1 and Part 2, while Part 3 has 16 chapters. What makes the novel unique is that next to each title is a year, which tells the reader what time period the Skloot is referring to.
The Tale of Two Cities is a book filled with a multitude of different characters. Dickens paints each differently with certain traits and action, however, some characters don’t seem to hold any depth. Although there are characters with more depth, there are more one-sided characters than not, perhaps for a good reason. Charles Dickens introduces various characters throughout the novel, with some including the ever loving Lucie, and Darnay, a hero with a heart of gold; both of which Dickens portrays with single traits throughout the story. However, there are characters like Doctor Manette and Sydney Carton whose complex personalities seem to be emphasized by the other two characters.
There are various tools that can help a writer produce their own style of writing, whether they decide to fill their work with many techniques, or only use limited or specific techniques. Many authors have revolutionized the game of literature, and are renowned particularly for their unique styles of writing. Of these revolutionaries, one of the most renowned authors is Ernst Hemingway, author of “Hills Like White Elephants” which can be read in “Fiction 100 : An Anthology of Short Fiction”. This essay will compare the differences between the writing styles of Ernst Hemingway (the author of “Hills Like White Elephants”), and Shirley Jackson (“The Lottery”), both of whom have short stories published in the textbook, “Fiction 100 : An anthology to Short Fiction”. Although both these authors are exceptional, they have very different styles of writing.
A Life Known Throughout History Looking back on a past even in a human’s life can turn into a work of art known throughout history.Frank O’Connor was born in the year of 1903 and died in the year of 1966.O’Connor died at the age of 63 due to a heart attack. O’Connor was an Irish writer born in Cork, Ireland.During his life span he wrote about 150 short stories pertaining to him growing up as a child. In the short story,The Drunkard, Frank O’Connor uses his first person point of view to portray characterization, irony, conflict, and humor in an event that occurred in his young life. O’Connor did not live in a specific time period like other famous writers. After all he did live through World War I, Great Depression, and World War II.
The story and play of the Monkey’s Paw were both alike and different in many ways. Both the play and the short story showed the stories excellent ways of literature. They both included the main theme of do not mess with fate. They also showed me many other things. To begin with, the play was different in many small details.
The novel “City of Glass” is one of three novels in the book collection “The New York Trilogy”, the others being “Ghosts” and “The Locked Room”, all written in the 1980’s by Paul Auster. Paul Auster, whose real name is Paul Benjamin Auster, was born on the 3rd of February, 1947 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Therefore, upon the date of publication of the entire book collection in 1987 Paul Auster was 40 years old. Paul Auster graduated from Columbia University in 1970 and has written numerous novels apart from “The New York Trilogy”, not to mention various poems, screenplays and essays, and is generally famous for his postmodern style within crime fiction in which he addresses issues of an existentialistic nature, oftentimes including elements of
Literature is incredibly diverse form of art, as it can be expressed in many different ways such as: genre, idea, execution and style of writing. Writing style is an essential part when it comes to the literature as it allows the writers to portray their unique identity through literature. The short explanation of the importance of writing style by Allen Wolfe states that "author’s style is his distinct literary manner that makes his expression of content unique from other authors. Style gives form to substance. An author’s style determines the techniques that he will employ to compose his content."
III Story: The story "The Third and Final Continent" for the large part sums up Lahiri 's major arguments, written in form of memories of the past as it is recollected by the unnamed narrator and protagonist, we see multiple displacements and initial troubles of a young immigrant who later successfully assimilates and emerges triumphant. The narrator left India as a young man in the year 1964. He stayed in London as a penniless Bengali bachelor along with many others like him before moving to Boston, Massachusetts. It 's during his short stay as a tenant at old Mrs.Croft house that he comes to know about the differences and about the peculiarities of his own identity. Mrs.Croft, an old woman almost 103 years old, independent and ferocious lived all alone in her house.
ANALYSIS OF WILLIAM BLAKE'S STYLE IN WRITING ABOUT THE AUTHOR William Blake is one of the most utmost and he is widely organised of the entire romanticist in the English literature. He is retail shopkeeper’s son who lives in London. As a period of time, when he was fourteen years of age, he work to an engraver which took effect on him to be decieve and have an intent to make drawings of ancient churches and the Westminster Abbey. From his earliest years of living he saw a supernatural appearance which when his brother, the younger one passed away, he said that he saw a soul being discharged out of the body and rise through the overhead of room and in it's happiness, it is clapping its hands, also, he could see angels in trees in which these