Age: the length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed. In the short story“Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros. Talks about Rachel the main character on here eleventh birthday. Cisneros uses this to her advantage to characterize using details, specific language, and figurative language to explain her day.
In his commentary, Crisis No. 1, Thomas Paine argues that the colonists shall continue fighting for their freedom from the British. Paine supports this argument by describing the issues that the colonists have with the British. Paine’s purpose is to persuade in order to encourage the soldiers to keep fighting. The use of a formal tone with his audience, shows the significance of the situation. To help him urge the soldiers to keep fighting, he appeals to the soldier’s pathos, or the characteristic that affects emotions, he uses strong rhetorical techniques and figurative language.
Figurative language is a non-literal tool heavily used by writers, Suji Kwock Kim & Jane Kenyon, in the poems "Monologue for an Onion" and "The Suitor" respectively. While Kim utilizes the metaphorical side of the onion to speak through misguided epiphanies, Kenyon uses simile to reveal emotion behind a much less destructive screen. The two poems rely on the ominous use of word play and metaphorical meaning to come across very different existential realizations. An unsettling balance takes place between the comparison between two poems, the influence of figurative language being what would tip the scale between sorrow and bliss.
In Maria Viramontes’ Under the Feet of Jesus Estrella is a confused, angry girl who is attempting to figure everything out. Estrella is unable to figure anything out without the help of Perfecto Flores, but with his help she is able to create some understanding about the importance of education and becomes less angry. Viramontes uses tone and figurative language to help show Estrella’s growth and development. The beginning of the passage has an angry tone.
In the poem “Tuesday 9:00 AM” Denver Butson writes about how people can not say what is on their mind. He can convey this through the use of figurative language. The figurative language in the poem is used to express the inner conflicts of each character and the addition of details, construct the theme.
While her son, John Quincy Adams, was on a trip with his father and brother, Abigail Adams wrote him a letter, telling him she approves his ideas and wants him to find success. Abigail Adams uses figurative language, historical appeals, and religious appeals to tell her traveling son that she thinks his travels will help him become a well-rounded person with a wider view of the world. Abigail Adams uses figurative language to show her son that his experiences will help him have a wider world view. In the third paragraph, she compares a traveler to a river, writing, “that increase its stream the further it flows from the source...improve their qualities as the pass along.” She uses this metaphor to tell her son, which is represented by the stream, that as he travels, or “flows from the source,” he will have a wider view on the world, because his travels
Have you ever felt that on your birthday that you have not even grown one bit. That is just how Rachel feels. In the short story, ¨Eleven,¨ the author, Sandra Cisneros, illustrates how birthday 's can change who you are, and no matter what age you are turning, you are still all of those younger ages inside. In the beginning, Rachel is turning 11. She doesn´t feel any different.
7. Cisneros does not represent dialect, slangs, and accents for poetic and comprehension purposes. The deletion of dialect, slangs, and accents contribute to its purpose to communicate the story in a more poetic manner. The themes and symbols use in the poetic writing are more significant when there is no dialect that could interfere with the figurative language. The structure of the novel could potentially be confusing to the reader, so the use of familiar language and style makes it easier to understand and perhaps more relatable.
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, is a dystopian book about Katniss, the face of the rebellion, who joins her friends and allies to lead a revolution against the Capitol and to save her boy friend Peeta. Katniss Everdeen, Finnick Odair, and Gale Hawthorne are in district 13 and take orders from President, Coin. They are going on their mission to rebel against the Capitol and kill their enemy, President Coriolanus Snow. In the end Katniss saves Peeta and continues her rebellion, but she kills President, Coin instead of President, Snow after she realises that they both are equally evil.
English sonnet paragraph Attitude. An individual's perspective or opinion on a particular thing or on a person. In William Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130, attitude is portrayed by a sense of love like jovial and ambivalent, and through many different poetic techniques such as juxtaposition and metaphors. Sonnet 18 portrays love in a jovial attitude, expressing his lover as more beautiful than nature could ever be as stated in 'Thou art more lovely and more temperate'. This quote mentions that his lover is most definitely far prettier than nature itself.