Also, he compares the roots as “old bait”, which shows that the roots become fragmental in addition to their displeasing smell. By incorporating the description of this foul smell, the readers can have a more general and detailed impression of the environment by adding a new sensation to this poem. Furthermore, the poet shows the disgusting environment of the cellar by describing the decomposed parts of the plants. For example, “pulpy stems” and “leaf-mold” of the plants pile up on the floor. His description successfully gives the readers an imagination that the environment for the plants is hopeless, deadly and tragic, which is too hard for them to
When authors use figurative language, it develops a deeper understanding for the reader. Things such as colour, descriptive words, and comparisons provide the reader with an in-depth visual. This helps the reader to connect to the story and relate to the characters within it. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses a great deal of figurative language in The Great Gatsby. This contributes to the immense artistry of the novel in many different ways and through numerous forms.
Imagery is a common literary device that authors use to engage a reader into the story, by painting the scene in the audience’s mind. Authors would describe several details of the event, using imagery in their writing. The short story, The Most Dangerous Game, by Richard Connell, incorporates imagery to intensify the suspense within the literary piece. By using this literary element, Connell depicts a mood that escalates from casualness to increasing panic. The story’s state of casualness is only the beginning of the upcoming fiasco.
“Pastoral scene of the gallant South, The bulging eyes and the twisted mouth” (Meeropol). In the South, you would be able to see beautiful sites; however, there are gruesome parts in the South where they hang people because of their race. My third example of juxtaposition would be when they compare the pleasant scent magnolia to the scent of burning flesh. “Scent of magnolia sweet and fresh, And the sudden smell of burning flesh” (Meeropol). A magnolia’s scent would be described as sweet and fresh; however, the scent of burning flesh could be described as
Stories often possess foreshadowing. Authorsemploy foreshadowing either by briefly mentioning an important issue earlier in the story or by evoking certain emotions that make readers predict what will happen later on. Foreshadowing enables readers to notice the mood of the story, whether it is a fun story or a tragic one. By writing a story, an author becomes capable of delivering their thoughts to readers, and foreshadowing is one of the best tools that authors can use to implant dramatic effects in the story. However, it is not always easy to find what the foreshadowing are, and what their effects are.
Another verb that is used to add on to the feeling of chaos is “hiding”, as the thunder does to the sounds of the ocean, since in order to completely conceal something a sound would have to be extremely loud. Hurst begins to include foreshadowing in the passage, as he says that “darkness descended, almost like night”.
Richard Connell uses figurative language in “The Most Dangerous Game” to create a suspenseful and eerie mood. In the short story, the there are many uses of figurative language to give it an odd and creepy mood. For example, Whitney notices things while he is on the boat and explains to Rainsford,“There was no breeze. The sea was flat as a plate-glass window”(8). This simile is used to give an eerie feel for the novel.
The characters have complex personalities from which to draw insightful analysis. In addition, Gibson’s use of literary devices such as imagery and allusions teach students how to apply these techniques in literature. Also, students can be challenged with new concepts, such as apophenia, while at the same time, build on previously known topics, such as social media. Through his unique writing style, Gibson creates an exciting thriller filled with unexpected twists. Not only will students be able to gain literary knowledge from this novel, but they will also enjoy the captivating
Pathos “means to persuade an audience by appealing to their emotions” (Bernanke, 2010). The language allowed for pathos as it was emotive, seen through the rhetorical questions, which reflected the vulnerability, sensitivity and fear of the author and thus, replicants as a whole. The overarching theme of a morally questionable issue enhances the personalisation of the reader. This is because the target audience was Replicants and thus, the theme speaks to the issues they are subjected to. Lastly, pathos is illustrated in the creative piece through the personalised stories, which aim to, along with the rhetorical questions, evoke an emotional
What makes a piece of writing effective? A piece of writing includes many things that make it effective, such as the style that appeals to the reader and rhetorical devices used in the writing that make it much more interesting. In this piece of writing titled “ How to tame a wild tongue “ includes many of these things. Even starting with the title it makes me curious as to what the piece will be about. There are two devices Anzaldua uses effectively in her essay which are anecdotes and parallel structure.
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 a plot is essential to story writing, the conflicts in stories “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Sonny’s Blues”