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Imagine that you are going into the Civil war and not knowing anything about weapons, of combat, or the fact that there are about nine different steps to loading a musket. That is what Henry Fleming the main character of The Red Badge of Courage written by Stephen Crane had to do.
Right now, think. Think about how the relationships effect people 's life. Relationships between friends, parents, siblings, your boyfriend/girlfriend, co-workers are all important. Are people ignored? Are people talking too much? Are they good, or are they bad? In the novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford the relationships differ very much. Because of Pearl Harbor just taking place in the book, most Americans were scared of the Japanese currently living in the city, and nearby towns. When Keiko and Henry become friends, Henry knows his parents will disapprove of her because her race. He did not know to what extreme his father would go to. Henry 's character changes dramatically from the relationships he forms with his father, son, and Keiko.
Henry emphasizes that the government's current tactics to gain liberty are not working, by questioning them. Henry asks “Shall we try to argument,” should they use reason to negotiate their freedom with the British government? He assures the Second Virginia council that would not work “Sir, we have been trying that for the past ten years.” He explains that failure is inevitable, if they are merely negotiating. Henry is implying they need a direct approach in order to achieve freedom: war.
In Patrick henry’s Speech at the Virginia Convention, he sought to get his opinion across to the colonists. In this speech Patrick Henry tries to persuade the colonists to declare war against the British. Patrick Henry uses appeals of shared values, facts and data, and figurative language to entice the colonists to join the fight for independence.
Imagine having a perfect life without trouble and then all of the sudden your whole life shatters in one freak accident. This is how Henry Smith felt in the book Trouble. Henry’s father always said “If you build your house far away from trouble, trouble will never find you.” Everything was working in his life he went to a great school, had some good friends, had a good relationship with his family, and had a nice house. That was until one night when Henry’s older brother Franklin got hit by a car on his usual 5 mile run. In Gary D. Schmidt's Trouble, Henry has to grow as a young man. With his brother dying in a brutal car accident, finding out the truth about his brother, and having to go on an adventure with his brothers alleged murderer.
In Patrick Henry’s speech, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”, he addresses the president at the time and all patriots in a motivational and persuasive tone, to act at once against the British in order to as a result gain their rightful freedom.
On March 23, 1775, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” was heard all throughout St. John 's Church. These famous words were not only from a great speaker looking to have his voice heard, but the words truly had an everlasting impact on freedom’s history. In the speech, “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” by Patrick Henry, he used figurative languages such as allusions, parallelism, and biblical references to bring his speech to life. These examples are just a few ways that Henry used literary devices, to create emotion and realism. In this specific piece of literature, qualities like patriotism and individualism are exceedingly prominent, this all being due to Henry’s use of literary devices.
1. “Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled that force must be called in to win back our love?... These are the implements of war and subjugation”
Symbolism is a literary element commonly used by several authors to help represent a bigger picture. It can help the reader relate what the author is talking about to something more well known. In Patrick Henry’s speech, “Speech in the Virginia Convention”, Henry uses symbolism to help the listeners realize the negative actions and effects of Great Britain, and also to make them want to go to war.
The work of Patrick Henry, John Winthrop, and Frederick Douglass have created a superior platform, it has influenced many people in a variety of ways. They used as a means of convincing an audience via the authority, they convinced the audience of an argument by creating an emotional response, and they persuade the audience with reasons and facts. Moreover, it has created wars, demonstrate their power and strength. However, the three works have different meanings and purposes. They all try to get into the people in a variety of different ways. Firstly, the work of Frederick Douglass, ¨Hypocrisy of American Slavery¨, Frederick Douglass sees the irony in a former slave celebrating the Fourth of July, the anniversary of the declaration of independence
Dumping 342 containers of tea into the Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773 was just the beginning of the rebellion against paying taxes to Great Britain. As the author and orator of the “Speech to the Second Virginia Convention,” Patrick Henry fights against being “slaves” to Great Britain. Henry utilizes rhetorical strategies such as, ethos, logos, and pathos to persuade Virginia to start the American Revolution.
The first supporting piece of evidence I used to convey my reasoning was Henry allows it to be known that if they perish during the battle, they will be a failure in their country. “If we are mark’d to die, we are enow to do our country loss.”.But if they win, they will feel an outstanding feeling due to their victorious win. “And if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honour.”.He also lets us know that he doesn’t have any concerns about the exquisite things when it comes to these men.”By Jove, I am not covetous for gold, Nor care who I
In Patrick Henry’s Speech to the Virginia Convention, the most effective mode was logos. Henry wants to convince the delegates from each colonie why they should fight for their freedom against the British. In his speech, he uses ethos, logos, and pathos, but to try and convince the audience, the delegates, he uses logos for all the reasonings that is happening in front of their faces, which seems like the people try to avoid the situation. As Henry reads his speech respectfully, he appeals to the audience with what is actually happening around them. He puts the British ministry on the spotlight to make the delegates open their eyes and do something to stop them.
For centuries the notion of war as an exciting and romantic endeavor has existed until Stephen Crane DE glorified war in his novel The Red Badge of Courage. He tells about the true nature and experience of war through a young soldier Henry Fleming and contrasts it with his romantic imagination. Crane introduces a more realistic approach to war which is in contrast to Henry’s expectations.