Ovid is an exceptionally recognized for devoting his life to poetry. He is honored for his numerous literary works that communicate through sophistication and rhythm. Through his works, he was able to show different presentations of life. Such as what can and can not happen in one’s life journey. He was successful in having similar literary themes from his work Metamorphoses Book X to Plato’s The Allegory of the Cave.
In the last line, it indicated the hyperbole by mentioning, “ Below us, as far as my eyes could see”Tennyson 12. This shows us that he could only see so much that his eyes are weakened and old. However, in the poem, Cyrano De Bergerac the author uses loaded diction alongside vivid imagery to portray the main idea. The author emphasizes inner beauty by using terms like “ Live for I love you”. Despite this quote not having a relevant meaning towards the approach of saying that love is eternal.
Despite her being married, Guinevere’s true feelings for the knight are exposed. Lancelot, the individual, has the power to leave an unshakeable expression on the Queen in the writing. Referring to the love between her and Lancelot she expresses that it is “a love that cannot die” (Caulfield 14). In this version, it is clear that the author creates Lancelot to have an everlasting effect on Guinevere. With the emotion the writer uses in the poem, it seems as if Lancelot has loved her like no other man has.
The love of two people, what is more special than that? Their carnal instinct to be with one another. Gaius Valerius Catullus the famed Roman poet was lovestruck, for one special female, Lesbia. She was the girl of his dreams but there was one small detail that changed everything, she was married to another man. He did not care he loved her.
Although this one trait of his poems is small and may not be noticed it makes a big difference in how the reader sees the scenes in this novel. Overall, In Beauty Bright is an enticing, interesting collection of poetry that was difficult for me at first. However, once read thoroughly the book tells intriguing stories through its descriptive powers that are incorporated not only in Stern’s words, but in his format of poems. Due to all of the details in the poem it can make the reader feel as though they are in the picture that Stern paints for
In the play Lysander and Hermia have nothing but passionate love for each other. Lysander exclaims “Ay me! For aught that I could ever read,Could ever hear by tale or history,The course of true love never did run smooth. But either it was different in blood” (Shakespeare 1.1 135) Lysander is showing that true lovers do have troubles such as themselves. Lysander is showing his love for Hermia by watching out for their relationship.
Socrates, A great philosopher of the ancient era, gave explanation to life through the use of questioning, some of which ironic, contradicting what he had previously learned so that he could further develop the truth. This function of irony to develop thought is not used solely in the philosophical world, but also in the world of literature. Nathaniel Hawthorne is one of these authors to do so. In his novel The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne utilizes irony to build up to and to explain the truths of the intertwining mysteries of his tale. The act of explaining truth in literature can be a challenging one, and there is many variations as to how to meet this confrontation, whence we see the use of irony in Hawthorne’s text.
Many authors who write plays include several different types of figurative languages to emphasize meaning within the play itself. Shakespeare, a famous English poet, often called the master of figurative writing has embedded many figurative languages within his plays including Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare's eloquence has inspired many authors to have figurative languages within their plays. Many of Shakespeare's figurative languages can be found in his soliloquies to express further meaning of what the character is saying. In a soliloquy said by Juliet herself, Shakespeare has included figurative writing such as: Allusion to give the reader an understanding of Juliet's impatience to see Romeo, foreshadowing to provide insight of a tragedy bound to happen later on, and a metaphor to help the reader understand Juliet's comparison between Romeo's lightness and the worlds darkness.
Figurative language helps add dimension to writing. Authors incorporate oxymorons, and juxtapositions into their writings when indirectly characterizing. When reading sentences with figurative language in them, it makes it feel like the characters are real life people. William Shakespeare’s characters in Romeo and Juliet are more interesting because they have more real life dialogue filled with figurative language. William Shakespeare makes his characters complex by incorporating oxymorons and juxtapositions.
Romeo and Juliet claim that they love each other, but that isn’t possible. How can they possibly be in love when they have only known each other for a few short hours before declaring their undying love and uniting in Holy Matrimony? Love is a limitless and condition-less devotion, based on an intimate knowledge, to another person, whereas lust is an emotional obsession based on physical chemistry and appearance. Lust initiates a desire to acquaint ourselves with someone, but our interactions with and increased knowledge of a person are what cause us to love. Romeo and Juliet definitely lusted after each other.