The Book Thief was one of my favorite books that I have read so far, the author, Markus Zusak used imagery and used foreshadowing to prepare the reader for more important events.The author switches from the first person and third person point of view and how it gave you different perspectives.In the book, there's a sad tone and some humor in the book as well. The author uses flashbacks to inform the reader of previous events.The author used the first person because he wanted to switch from character to character and to make the story more interesting.He uses symbolism in the novel and he did that, it made the story more entertaining and unique. In the book the main character is Liesel, her brother died and she was sent to her new home with her foster parents in Germany.The story took place in World war ll and the Jewish were getting killed by the Nazi army.One day a Jewish man came and took shelter in her parent's basement.She needed to keep the Jewish man a secret or he would get killed.She found love for books and use them for comfort and she gets the name the book thief because she took books that she found from anywhere.The author uses diction to create tone.In the novel, there's a lot of imagery that set the mood for the novel and creates an
Although this one trait of his poems is small and may not be noticed it makes a big difference in how the reader sees the scenes in this novel. Overall, In Beauty Bright is an enticing, interesting collection of poetry that was difficult for me at first. However, once read thoroughly the book tells intriguing stories through its descriptive powers that are incorporated not only in Stern’s words, but in his format of poems. Due to all of the details in the poem it can make the reader feel as though they are in the picture that Stern paints for
As Chopin writes: “Come ‘long in, M’sieur Alcee” (Chopin 111) and immediately Calixta creates the situation where adultery is possible because she agrees to let in a person she still has feelings for. They stay alone and very soon Calixta realizes she cannot fight attraction she feels for him. The storm, lightning and hard rain show the inner state of Calixta when she meets Alcee. All the right elements were together to make the action of cheating very much easy to commit. Because they both had a past
Summing up Symbolism In the short story, “The Birth-Mark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne symbolism and figurative language are very prominent. Symbolism and figurative language are a very important factor of truly understanding literature. The symbolism and figurative language for this story help the reader to truly understand the story and teach us about life. The symbolism and figurative language in this story help the reader understand how Aylmer truly feels about his wife’s birthmark, his motives/goals, and what the reader might take away from the story. In “The Birth-Mark” symbolism and figurative language is used to help describe Aylmer and his feelings for his wife’s birthmark.
In my own opinion, Homeboy is an exceptional narrative, in which Malcolm X expresses his struggle of “self-degradation” (McQuade 181). Although I was not interested in an essay about a man’s hairstyle, I quickly learn that this essay is about much more. Elements throughout this essay enticed me to continue reading and enjoy the substance of what I was reading. The relatable aspect of changing to fit in, exceptional characters, content that makes me think are a hand full of reason I liked this essay. Plus, Malcolm’s good writing and description made the essay not only enjoyable to read but also an educational read.
I decided to pursue option B of project three because I enjoy writing creatively and Kooser’s piece was very interesting to me. Upon starting this project, I was influenced by Kooser’s “The Wheeling Year.” I admire how he makes different stanzas to introduce different ideas and I try to mimic this technique. My text qualifies as creative nonfiction in its own right because I use my sense to create vivid descriptions, I use stanzas to separate my ideas, and I write not only about my “place” but also my thoughts, which allows me to not only tell, but show you a place that’s very special to me. I use very descriptive images in order to not only tell but show my special place. By carefully picking out the words I write, it allows the reader to picture my place how I see it.
He uses the long sentences because he is piling details on details of his accomplishments. Another quote from the book says, “(Although I thought I noticed one of them doing a less-than-perfect job of covering his professional jealousy. And I shows that actor’s performance in the scene.)”(77). Rob Lowe uses the parentheses to help give the reader a little more insight about the scene. He uses parentheses throughout the book so that the reader doesn’t get lost in the book.
“The Birthmark” was written by an author of the name Nathaniel Hawthorne. This short story is a sorts of life lesson story in which people should always be grateful for what they have. This story also has a great sense of humor that keeps the reader entertained but also informed of what is happening in the story. Nathaniel Hawthorne, an English native, created this very interesting entertaining and detailed short story that focuses on dramatic irony, imagery, and symbolism to convey its ideas of romance and science. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts (Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography).
Afghanistan was a war zone but the author of the book, Khaled Hosseini showed to his readers that the country is not just a place of chaos and devastation. It is also a place of friendship, love, courage and joy as he chose it to become the setting of his prominent novel, “The Kite Runner”. Hosseini 's written work finds an awesome harmony between being concise but then capable, and is the story itself splendidly built, as well as investigates the very specialty of creative writing. The most fascinating thing about the novel is its feeling of destiny and equity, of good overcoming bad at last, regardless of all chances. Hosseine opened the eyes of the Western people about the personal struggle of the Afghan people during the war that devastated not only the country’s economy but the very soul of its people.
I think that if he didn’t touch each of these literary elements as well as he did they story would have a totally different feel to it. The reason I picked this piece is mainly because it was written by Poe and he is my favorite writer. I think all of his pieces are very well written. I really like how Poe has that very intense writing style, that when you start reading it you can’t stop. If I could make a
The book did an amazing job at character reveal as well as character development. With some books, it takes a reader a while to become enticed by the characters or by the plot. With Wild Seed, it did not take long for many reasons. The first reason is because the book was well written which allowed for myself to follow along without zoning out. Secondly, the book was up my alley because of its genre.
This book spent a great deal of time on those relationships as opposed to the events plaguing them which may cause confusion as to the actual premise. No / Yes Yes As a reader, did you enjoy the story? The story is enjoyable, despite the need for some improvement. No / Yes Yes Are there any confusing sections that need to be made clearer? As the Staff of Plagues is used, events begin to take place which should be a pinnacle of action.
The Elements of A Good Story What makes a good story? Oftentimes writers encounter questions like this and start to wonder about the writing essentials of a good story. As many skills and beautiful words that make up a captivating story, it will have to be one that makes connections to the readers. Only when readers are able to make a connection to their experience or values, they start gaining from the story. Through creating conflicts, conveying the theme and a relative background, the writers of “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Sonny’s Blues” fully express their values and thoughts by the “bridge” between readers and them.
As we continue to read, we approached a new yet very familiar literary device that I would often see when people are repeatedly listing things. If I were the writer of a book, the device such as polysyndeton is definitely one of the necessary and helpful writing techniques. Like we have discussed, the author wants to make sure that the readers will pay attention to the context, what he 's trying to tell so he would slow down the sentence with the repeating conjunction such as "and", "or" as it 's also used to list out some of the important factors or matters that happened in the story. One of the examples of polysyndeton in this chapter have ensured me the definition as well as the use of polysyndeton. " And on Mondays eight
2. In this story, the author uses flashbacks, point of view, and descriptive words. The descriptive words helped a lot because the author used words of the time that the story had taken place, which made you feel more as if you were actually there. The author also uses flashbacks to show that Lennie did have a problem and also wanted to touch things, which is why he always