Apparently his most renowned of speeches, The American Scholar, was so persuasive and progressive. In this essay I will exhibit analysis of this speech in term of diverse rhetorical aspects. Artistic gadgets like metaphor, simile, and repetition are utilized as a part of literature to pass on an exceptional intending to the reader. Frequently these gadgets are utilized to make an idea clearer, stress a point, or relate knowledge to the reader. In his celebrated discourse, The American Scholar, Ralph Waldo Emerson utilizes abstract gadgets to convey the theme and reason for his speech.
The Law of Hospitality or Xenia is a law/belief in Homer’s Odyssey. Xenia, says that all guests that show to your home or lands must be treated kindly, with respect and cared for before one may ask questions about them. This is because they may or may not be a god in disguise, and all gods should be treated kindly. In the Odyssey, King Alcinous of the Phaeacians treats Odysseus kindly when he is found on his island. King Alcinous’s daughter, found Odysseus sleeping by the shore after his raft had broken.
Sometimes, personality can be perpetual. Even faced with the most adverse surroundings, a teenager’s character can remain virtually unaffected. Rachel Price, the eldest Price sister, experiences almost no change over the course of The Poisonwood Bible, written by Barbara Kingsolver. Characterized as an ignorant, superficial, “ditzy blonde”, Rachel makes no attempts to assimilate or adapt to the customs of Kilanga, frequently enjoying luxury and leisure at the expense of the villagers’ hard work. Rachel’s persona is perfectly captured in the nsongonya ants attack, where she simply decides to “stick out [her] elbows and raise up [her] feet,” and be carried in the stream of fleeing villagers, despite jabbing her elbows “very hard into the ribs” of the villagers carrying her (305).
During World War I, Mam wrote letters to Court every two weeks. Her bravery does not stem from the letters’ contents, but rather the details she omitted. Audrey explains to Harper that Mam never complained about “how Grandda growled at the sight and sound and smell of children or how he judged Mam’s housekeeping slovenly and her childrearing faulty ones’ mouths” (77). Thora’s fortitude, preserved by a sense of optimism, is exemplary considering Grandda’s contemptible character, and her distanced separation from Court. Without her prowess, Mam may not have been able withstand the separation of her husband, or the cruel treatment of Grandda.
Forget being monolingual, when speaking proper English intertwine with slang, one is already bilingual. As for myself, you can say I, myself is trilingual—from Hmong, English, to the slang. However, my roots convey a different story. Have you heard of my story? Have you heard about the Secret War in Laos?
Haoyu Chen Thoms British Literature Re Jane Rumination Paper “That was the power of nunchi. There’s no word for it in English; perhaps its closest literal translation is “eye sense.”. . .For me nunchi was less about some sci-fi power and more about common sense. It was the ability to read a situation and anticipate how you were expected to behave.
"He met Father Sigourney Fay, who noticed his incipient talent with the written word and encouraged him to pursue his literary ambitions"(biography.com). He later went on to publish This Side of Paradise which was a novel about love and greed. It focused on Amory Blaine, a dedicated Midwesterner He falls in love, but gets rejected by two girls from high-class families. Harnessing the heartbeat of the jazz age, Fitzgerald published the Great Gatsby on April 10, 1925. It is known to be his greatest work.
When he dies, none of his family mourns for him. After seeing his dead son’s body, Mr. Samsa says “‘Now then, let 's give thanks to God for that’” (Kafka 40) Mr. Samsa does not mourn for his son. In fact, he praised God for it, implying that he wishes it had happened earlier. Not only does his father dehumanize him, his mother and sister do as well. After writing letters of excusal for their jobs, “...the three of them left the flat together,” and “discussed their prospects and found that on closer examination they were not at all bad” (Kafka 43).
This story is Irving’s imaginative reworking of an old German tale in which his valuable parody professionally covered. In the story Washington Irving gave the national shade to the description of events and outlandish beings for America. The approach of Irving to the creation of national literary icons which will be accepted and read by every new generation could not be estimated. The activity of Irving in this direction almost always makes him different from the other authors. In “Rip Van Winkle” among the features which could be able to attract the attention of the reader we can point out the tone of the story.
Keywords: Patriotism Independence Indo-Anglian freedom INTRODUCTION: "You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.” … George Bernard Shaw The Indian English poetry began far back before the independence. The credit of introducing Indians to English goes to Lord Macaulay. The Indian value of cultural assimilation was applied to English language. With English education, Indians befriended English making it a language of their intellectual as well as emotional make - up. Naidu, in order to counter the western influence, prompted the native Indian colors and folk culture in her poetry.