In Mia Couto 's novel, The Last Flight of the Flamingo, epigraphs are used as an introduction to each of the 21 chapters. Additionally, there is one before the prologue. Epigraphs are one of the key tools a writer could use to communicate directly to the reader, apart from the main content. As a method of foreshadowing, they enhance what is important, so that the reader knows what to pay attention to in the following chapter. Usually they require some sort of contextual understanding, such as through maintained literary analysis.
This can also help to trace down the life of the writer and find out the autobiographical elements added in the fiction. These elements are to be inspected to find out whether they are in the same order as it had happened to the writer in the lifetime or to find the misplacement of events and know the reasons why the author decided to do so. This concept of Chronotopes helps the readers as well the writer not to miss the story line. By tracking either the places where the character moves along throughout the novel or at the time period it lives in or also taking the age of the character this could be tracked down to keep in the plot line intact. Along with this, the place where the character lives in with its sociological and political conditions can be understood so that it will help to analyze and compare it with the other settings or to the real life geographical
Dystopia of Time In literature, nearly every piece is at least loosely based on actual events or developments. And so, many literary works have also created, predicted or influenced these events or developments. These particular aspects of a book create context, which is an interesting thing to look at. When the understanding of the context of the text is sufficient, the reader will be able to analyse the text more appropiate, and the over all understanding of the text would be more adequate. When digging deeper into context, questions arise such as “What would a change in context do to the text?” To myself, this is an fascinating idea, especially when thinking about a book which is profoundly depending on its time, place, language or audience.
SHUBH MITTAL IBDP XII B D-BLOCK Paper 2 Essay Context: Historical, Political, Economic, Cultural, or Social can have an influence on the way literary works are written or received. Discuss with reference to two literary works that you have studied. Writer’s use of context acts as a driving force enabling and shaping literature. Context is what that drives a writer to develop influential literary works. Persepolis, a graphic autobiography depicting the life of Marjane Satrapi from her childhood to her adult years and Great Gatsby, a 1925 F. Scott Fitzgerald novel about young and mysterious millionaire Great Gatsby and his obsession for Daisy Buchanan are examples of literary works that are shaped based on the cultural, social, political and historical context of their respective time periods.
Liberty Sumners 712 “Of Mice and Men” is a very well thought out book, with accurate information based on the topic of the story. The book also has many themes and techniques which is one reason people still consider it a literary classic. One of these themes is foreshadowing, the actions or dialogues of characters that predict something happening in the future. This book has many instances of foreshadowing, which lead up to the conclusion of the story. I’ll be separating foreshadowing into three parts, one discussing how different events predicted the ending, another one discussing how Lennie fit into the story, and the other is how foreshadowing plays a huge role in the story.
One of the examples includes ‘in the middle of the night with the sky filled with stars’. Often a novel or other long work has an overall setting, within which episodes or scenes occur in different specific settings. Geographical location, historical era, social conditions, weather, immediate surroundings, and time of day can all be aspects of setting. It is important as it gives the readers the chance to better understand and imagine the story and enables them to relate the story to their own lives. As can be read in the Mimic Men, two
It not only refers to place and time, but also helps the author to develop the story by paying attention to the place where the main action takes place and secondary subplots evolve. Furthermore, setting can be
Literary Genres, the definition is in the name. A type of writing that runs on nothing but one’s imaginations and in some cases worst fears. It is created to give the readers a type of escape from the real world, and keeps them up through through the night flipping pages until they are finally finished the novel. Within literary genres comes a couple fan favourites, the Horror Genre, and the Romance Genre. The two tend to alternate reality in a way that creates a fantasy, or nightmare for us living in the novels of each genre.
Ayub Khan-Din’s East is East is a comedy-drama film directed by Damien O’Donnell. This film tells the story of the family Khan living in Salford in Manchester which happens to be the setting of the movie. This movie features George, the head of his family and whose origin is Pakistan, his wife who comes from Britain, and their seven children: Sajid, Meena, Maneer, Saleem, Tariq, Abdul, and Nazir. George runs a fish and chip shop and gets assistance from Ella in running the errands. In one of the very first scenes of the film, Nazir who is George’s eldest son stands at the wedding venue with his bride and are getting ready to ties the knot.
He was the first to analyze the words of Urdu from a phonological point of view. During his stay in London, Masood Husain had a chance to benefit from the insights of Professor J. R. Firth who was the first to introduce the concept of 'Prosodic Phonology’. Basing his D.Litt. thesis A phonetic and phonological study of the word in Urdu on Firth 's theory. Said to be a rare feat of descriptive linguistics, it was translated into Urdu and published by Professor Mirza Khalil Beg in 1984.