To begin with, In “loves vocabulary” Diane Ackeman uses figurative language to describe her ideas (on love) such as the bad side of love , and the power of love. The bad side of love is a paradox and also personification because the way Diane Ackeman uses the bad side of love is to prove a contradictory statement , an emotion of how love feels. Power of love ( a figurative language) she also uses is a metaphor because, she’s making love sound a certain way but it’s also not literal it’s just an way of explaining love in her meaning. The figurative language (the bad side of love ) has more detail to such as “the beast out of emotion”. Love carries a lot of emotion. It can be good but also can be bad . The emotion Diane Ackeman
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In the story "Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier there are several figurative language sentences and symbols that have meaning to the overall theme of the story. "Everything was suddenly out of tune, like a broken accordion." (Collier 11) This means that Lizabeth is explaining everything she is going through and how her life and emotions are. She uses an accordion to describe this because an accordion is a fun and upbeat instrument and a "broken accordion" is the complete opposite.
The poem I read was Mother to Son by Langston Hughes. It was about a mother Talking to her son about her life. She talked about how her life wasn't easy but she still succeeded. She tells her son to not turn back and go through the challenge. If he ever gets stuck in a problem his mother is telling him to strive through and succeeded.
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.
The House on Mango Street is a widely recognized Bildungsroman novel written by Sandra Cisneros. The story is based on a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, named Esperanza. Her tribulations are told through a series of vignettes with fluctuating emotions, from joyous celebrations of friendships to heartbreaking tragedies. Each vignette is crucial to Esperanza’s development as a mature young woman. However, “Sally” is the most critical vignette in the novel The House on Mango Street because it significantly advances the plot and main character, through the use of figurative language and imagery to show Esperanza’s discovery of an idol she can pursue after.
One example of figurative language in Laurie Hale Anderson’s book “Speak” is when Melinda decides to rid her garden of all weeds, and does some spring cleaning after it finally stops raining during May. Around the same time, Melinda is realizing that she wants to make some new changes in her life and in this figurative language example, Melinda’s life is her garden. She decides first to rake the leaves “suffocating the bushes” ; Melinda is ridding the demons from herself on the first layer of her skin. She says that she has to “fight the bushes (her problems)” and the bushes don’t like getting cleaned out but it is something one has to do if one makes
The figurative language help assist telling the story by showing how Scout experience is utilized. Harper Lee is telling the novel in an author perspective using a ten year old child mind. She us figurative language like: similes, metaphors, imagery, and personification to show Scout personality, how she thinks, and her humor. You will know when something should be taken figuratively or literally is by when you say something figuratively you use figure of speech to describe something. And when it literally you will say it straightforward without any hesitation.
The author uses figurative language to strengthen the poem by adding more detail. He explains what things feel like,sound like,look like, and even taste like. Without figurative language the writing would be boring and short.the imagery describes how the setting looked and gave the reader more knowledge. In the poem “Oranges” by Gary soto the boy has an orange in his hand and describes it as fire in his hand. Constructed response
The pie by Gary Soto tells the story of a six years old boy. This boy lets the temptation get the best of him leading him to steal a pie. He struggles with the guilt throughout the story feeling as if he has disappointed everyone even though know one knew. Soto uses figurative language such as personification, allusion, metaphors, and similes to entertain the reader. His main intention is entertain but I can argue that he wrote the story to inform as well.
Concrete Details/Imagery Gallien starts to notice the settings around him while he is on his way to drop Alex off. “For the first few miles the stampede trail was well graded and led past cabins scattered among weedy stands of spruce and aspen. Beyond the last of the log shacks, however, the road rapidly deteriorated” (Kraukaur 2). This quote creates of visual of the quick change from rural civilization to deep and dense forest.
Sometimes, it’s possible to read between the lines without knowing exactly what is being stated in those lines. Take Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s poem “Yuba City School,” for instance. In this poem, Neeraj, a young boy, and his mother have recently immigrated to California from Punjab, India. At his new school, Neeraj’s teacher repeatedly insults and shames him for not understanding English, and it takes its toll. Through the use of figurative language, Divakurani conveys that one does not need to understand what a person is saying word for word in order to comprehend and be affected by what that person’s true message is.
Joyas Voladoras Analysis Essay In Brian Doyle's essay “Joyas Voladoras” he illuminates the raw reality of the human heart through a series of skillful metaphors. Not only does Doyle provide scientific facts about the hearts of beasts and the hearts of man, he creates an inspiring piece that makes people think about how they live their lives. Doyle skillfully crafts his opinion using alluring figurative language that creates a piece of writing that is not only an essay but a captivating analogy for the intricacy of the heart.
Whenever an idea or concept that confuses people comes about, people always say to go with the flow. But following everybody else isn’t always the best thing to do. If everyone does the exact same thing then life becomes predictable and boring, barely worth living. The Pedestrian by author Ray Bradbury is a good example of what conformity does to society. Bradbury uses figurative language to show that following the example of everybody else makes for a life not worth living.
When an individual thinks about the concept of love, positive thoughts come to mind such as affection, romance, and passion. Love is usually not associated with the negative possible outcomes. Love is often an important part of a story; it builds up excitement and gets the plot going. In William Shakespeare 's Hamlet and Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, the emotion of love is portrayed to drive a character insane.
Helen Tran Ellis Honors Language Arts January 3rd, 2018 Fear of The Unknown "Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy... but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." - Atticus Finch (TKAM p.117).
The song, “Someone Like You” by Adele uses many forms of figurative language, such as repetition, similes, and metaphors. Adele tells us that it can be callous to move on but it is always possible to find happiness again. The song is about Adele and another guy ending their relationship. She is not over him, but she is convinced she can be happy again without him.