On the other hand, some parts would show sadness when someone would be dead or worried. Persepolis can be a perfect example that can leave an impact on the readers about the issues that are addressed. For example, the unfair treatment of women in society or inequality between men and women, religion vs modernity, and etc. Reading such kind of novels can help the readers understand the world more
Some relate the color pink to a girl and blue to a boy, other people may relate blue to sadness. There is a wide variety of different colors we can see through many things In The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Death is the narrator and often connects the souls he collects to different colors. The color he sees normally represents something such as white may mean they are pure and innocent. Zusak portrays Death as a witty, sarcastic character, yet there is a deeper part of Death he has experienced so much and the colors are a way for him to connect to the human world. The theme of color can be found throughout the novel through Death and his life-changing experiences, Zusak shows the power of colors through Liesel, Death and other characters.
Literary Techniques and Overall Meaning Poetry is a very important and respected type of literature, and one that covers a vast range of topics. Some of the most impressive and response-invoking poems are those that cover more sensitive topics, such as discrimination and racism. Discrimination is a topic not overwhelmingly seen in poetry, but often very interesting to read. Author Sekou Sundiata creates a prime example of this in “Blink Your Eyes.” In the poem, he speaks about racism in the law, as well as how you are treated in society depends on your skin color. The poem is not good to read only because of its subject, however.
And many of them appear also in "The Picture of Dorian Gray". Some of the plenty gothic elements are: the evil, the secret places, the scary atmosphere. The protagonist is good at first, but transforms in a bad person; handsome at first but he transforms in an ugly person at the end because of his character and the portrait, represents his inner soul. The portrait, the main symbol of the novel, carries all the marks of Gray 's degeneration, who is exploring all possible vices and desires, without to notice his moral decay. And all these marks show on the canvas, become a sort of conscience for Dorian.
I look around me, and, lo! On every visage a Black Veil!” (Hawthorne 246). In this quote, Mr. Hooper reveals that he does not wear the veil for his secret sins, but for the secret sins of the townspeople. People are afraid to reveal their secret sins for the punishment they will receive like Mr. Hooper is receiving
In Markus Zusak's The Book Theif, Death observes both the beauty and ugly in people, and wonders "how the same thing can be both". In the historical novel, ugliness and beauty affect the characters and the other humans in their lives. Much of this beauty and ugly can come from the same thing. Whilst the love and compassion of characters such as Rudy and Hans is shown on many occasions, there is also a lot of dangerous and awful circumstances that they are faced with, and also that they bring upon those people that are close to them. Although Death is the one that notices the good and bad in people, this situation also applies to
Sax uses anaphoras, an aggressive tone, and an ambiguous setting to convey that grieving takes you into a tunnel of anger and rage. In “the boy detective loses love,” the character is in the second stage of grieving, which is anger (Kessler).The character’s memories of love are beginning to haunt him causing his anger to build inside of him. In contrast, the character in “Gospel” is in the fourth stage of grieving, which is depression (Kessler). This is the second to last stage of grieving, which shows how he has realized the truth about his situation, but is unwilling to accept it. In this stage of
Bigger believes that the oppressed are very different and would only act when forced to and Killmonger believes that they are all the same people, however the oppressed lack the resources to free themselves. This says a lot about the characters as well, both characters experienced oppression in their lives each affecting them differently. Bigger felt shame, fear, and anger from it and Killmonger wanted to continue what his father was
The question being asked is if Nick Carraway an honest narrator. This question is being asked due to mixed emotions of this particular narrator. At times it feels like Nick is holding back his honest opinion because he doesn 't want to hurt anyone or just because Nick doesn 't want to say the harsh truth. This affects the story at times such as Nick knowing about Tom 's mistress and never telling Daisy about her. Which in the end resulted in a very unfitting demise for Gatsby and Myrtle.
In response, Boyd comments, “It is rather the coming of an awareness of darkness, of the evil in man’s heart that was present in the children all along” (Boyd 27). His elaboration explains how the beast was not only in Ralph but in all of the young boys. Boyd also mentions Ralph’s self-awareness and how he did come back to himself at the end of the book. Ralph’s innocence has vanished and he is beginning to regret the decisions