Sapp John Sapp Hensley English 11/ Fourth Period 05 February 2018 Part 12: Rough Draft “Babylon Revisited” is a very detailed and well written story that has many ups and downs bound to leave the reader on the edge of their seat.F. Scott Fitzgerald uses many different types of writing techniques in “Babylon Revisited” to make this story grab the reader’s attention even more so than some of his previous works.Fitzgerald’s style portrays one of the most important aspects of this book by far, setting the tone for this story giving you more details throughout. From attention to detail, to setting, to literary devices used throughout this story, Fitzgerald really hit home with this one.With the many different writing details used in this story,
“Harrison Bergeron” vs. “By The Waters Of Babylon” Will the future of Earth be bright or could it turn dark? In “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut and “By The Waters of Babylon” by Stephen Vincent Benét, two ominous futures are portrayed along with their dangers. In “Harrison Bergeron” everyone is equal and has to wear handicaps to ensure equality. In “By The Waters of Babylon”, future New York is in ruins after a bombing based off man’s technology. The stories “Harrison Bergeron” and “By the Waters of Babylon” compare and contrast based on the future and the warnings of the future based off the technology used.
While in “By the Waters of Babylon” John goes on his own journey. In the quotes,“E-yah! I have come to the great river. No man has come there before. It is forbidden to go east, but I have gone, forbidden to go on the great river, but I am there”(179), “When I had reached the god-road, I saw that there were others behind him.
It shows no survivors and with very little open space in the painting. The sky is gray with the blocking of sun, it shows that the day was not a good day, offering no happiness or life in the painting. The painting on the right shows a man trying to rescue a fallen soldier, signifying the need to try and preserve what life is left after battle. The bottom painting shows the result of war, which gives only the result of death and despair. Each painting tells its own little story but all together they tell a story that only few can
Finally, “All the young men leaned on their automobile horns as he toppled.” signifies that the moose has died. Throughout the poem, the moose’s condition slowly gets worse until his death. However, the humans do not notice until the very end. The same is happening across the world with the destruction of nature, society fails to notice the damage we are causing. Therefore, the thematic message of this poem is that even though nature is being destroyed, humans do not
V. Conclusion In conclusion, the poem is about a Vietnam war veteran who is visiting a war memorial and is having a hard time dealing with the fact that he is a survivor of the war. The speaker gives reason to why he is feeling such a split, and why he is having such a hard time dealing with his emotions. The speaker describes himself as well as the memorial as stone which means he thinks of himself as strong and steady, but the speaker also realizes that he is too only a man and he is also “flesh” meaning he is only but man and he does have emotions which the memorial bring out of
How should Roman women thus appear and which virtues should they transpire, according to the given representations? The Pudicitia type of statue correlates the Roman virtue pudicitia, translated as “modesty”. According to Hemelrijk, this statue-type fits this virtue as it displays a submissive pose, almost protective, with the arms closely wrapping the torso, with a covering drapery . The palla covering the statue’s head gives the impression of a figure preserving her modesty and her body from public looks. The drapery forms a barrier between her chaste body and the viewer, and her lowered head avoids his gaze.
The Johnstown Flood was a disaster that had a big impact throughout the town. All the families became scared and traumatized of such magnitude that the storm had.Not knowthing if tehre was gonna be another flood coming their way.For example, When the author describes how the torrent of water destroyed houses,trains, tracks,machinery and everything else that was in its path.Also, another description that that caught my attention is how he describes ''It was almost as though there was nothing even like a city anywhere near''. It specifically backs up every other detail mentioned before. Also, when the dam decided to give up from so much water we can conclude that there was incredibly brave people that wanted to save as many lives as possible. Many people got separated from their families when the big wave came rushing down.
There are texts, which are so famous, that almost every western reader ever heard of them. These include for example the biblical stories (Adam and Eve in paradise, the ark of Noah, David and Goliath, etc. ), the Greek myths and some other stories. These texts are a widely used source of inspiration for other writers and poets, especially the themes, such as love, hate and temptation. So does F. Scott Fitzgerald in his novel ‘The Great Gatsby.’ He uses themes and elements from other texts and interconnects them in the storyline.
The novel that cemented his place in the pantheon of American Literature was Gravity’s Rainbow. The story of the novel connects to the fears and passions of his contemporaries. Taking place in post-WW2 Europe (mostly Germany), the novel still manages to tell a universal story about war and its aftermath, and it does not balk at the dirty details of these subjects either. In 1974, the novel was selected to win a Pulitzer Prize, but was