Authors all around write stories that make people visualize, without the use of a picture. Authors use figurative language and several other techniques to make everybody see the picture without seeing a picture. The story of “The Pigman” by Paul Zindel has a lot of figurative language to show that you don’t need pictures to help visualize the story. In the story, “The Pigman” the author used forms of figurative language to help visualize the setting and help describe people.
Lamb to the Slaughter is an action packed short story about a wife who is let down by her husband and proceeds to kill him as an act of revenge. Obviously much more happens in this story consisting of humour, action, mystery and irony. Roald Dahl is a master of writing short stories in ways that attract readers, draw them into what is happening through using literary elements and universal themes to make the story relatable to the readers. In this story the main literary elements were foreshadowing, situation and dramatic irony, imagery and symbolism which really drew me in and kept me attached to the story. Literary elements are what make a story powerful and attracts readers to continue reading in the story and in this story they highlight the universal theme of Revenge and Betrayal.
Rodriguez chose to write his poem with commas, semicolons, and dashes. “My brother and I --shopping for la jerfita” ( Rodriguez 1-2). These lines have a special arrangement to them to add an effect to the poem. This makes it add a pause when you start the poem and it get you to want to know what happens after the pause so you want to listen more. “Plenty reason to get my brother by the throat, taking turns punching him in the face, cutting him lower lip, punching, him vomiting” (Rodriguez 54-58).
Within The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne developed characters that can be related to. By Hawthorne mentioning his Puritan ancestors in the beginning of his book shows that he studied the topic of puritanism before talking about it. Hester Prynne was a character well developed by Hawthorne who goes through problems that society could possibly go through. In Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter before the novel began critics talked about the book and the characters, and gave a good description to Hester Prynne as a “Creation of someone who loved woman, saw her, as verdi did, as necessary tragic and alone, but emotionally sacred in a diminished world (Hawthorne).” This description of Hester was a excellent when it came to describing her as a bit of a outcast among her peers.
A Comparison of George Saunders Works Jayme Fields Central Ohio Technical College Abstract This paper is an analysis, interpretation, and comparison of two different readings “The Red Bow” and “Adams” written by the same author, George Saunders. It is my thoughts on the literary elements used by the author and my perception on what each paper conveyed. Each paragraph explains my discernment of each of the elements and how they made the story what it is. red bow, Adams in his underwear Main Body
Literary devices are what makes up any work. Every author has to incorporate their style into their work so that they can give the reader an idea on how to feel. It is manipulation actually, they use positive and negative reinforcement in their words to affect the readers judgement. In The Inferno by Dante Alighieri uses symbolism and diction to help the reader comprehend his work.
- Daphne Du Maurier This relates to the story Roman Fever because the two women want a “Novel” relationship with the man. “Mrs. Ansley was much less articulate than her friend, and her mental portrait of Mrs. Slade” This quotation shows what Mrs. Ansley thought about. That she wanted a future with Mr. Slade a “Novel” with him. They want to have a extensive time with the man that they can tell their kids about the time they have been together.
The Use of Eyes in “The Rocking Horse Winner” by D.H. Lawrence As William Shakespeare said, “The eyes are a window to your soul”; author D.H. Lawrence puts this quote to practice in his short story, “The Rocking Horse Winner.” He uses the eyes of his characters, in particular the protagonist Paul, to show changes or advancements of these characters over the course of the story. The first description of Paul`s eyes occurs when he is speaking with his mother Hester about luck and are described as “Uneasy eyes.” (371) This description shows that Paul is interested in what Hester has to say and desires her approval and love but doesn’t fully understand what she means.
If readers understand the poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, as an allusion in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, then they can gain a deeper understanding of what Robert Walton feels and they can determine the meaning behind his actions. In Coleridge’s poem, the Ancient Mariner is in a dire situation, and believes that shooting an albatross will save him in the lines “With my cross-bow/I shot the ALBATROSS.” (Coleridge 1) This impacts the Mariner because it leaves a curse on him. However, the curse is soon lifted off of him when he prays to God.
This is similar to Fahrenheit 451 when Guy Montag was trying to figure out why they burn books and what is in the books. He is also figuring out who he wants to become. If he wants to be life beete, burning books for the rest of his life or be like Granger and study what is in the books. Henderson is also similar to Walter Lee Younger in A Raisin in the Sun. In Henderson the Rain King Henderson tells his first wife, Frances that he wants to become a doctor and she just laughs at him.
The author describes the characters to make them seem like real people by using imagery to create pictures of the characters features and what they were wearing. He also gave them opinions and personalities. 4. Yes, I feel like the author wants the reader to make an emotional connection to the story because the authors talk recklessly about Fortunato so he tries to persuade the readers to feel the same way. The author makes it seems as if Fortunato is a bad guy especially because he’s trying to kill him to find out later Montressor was crazy.
Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn is a novel in which Dunn entertains his reader while trying to bring out bigger points. His message is evidently shown throughout the whole book. The points that Dunn wants to address in his book are that we as individuals are lacking critical thinking, language and communication and that consequences can come with it. Mark Dunn uses the epistolary genre, which is a style of writing comprised of letters, and by doing so he makes reading the book more personal, for the reader is reading letters in which the characters talk in first person, revealing more than any other genre would. All the while Dunn uses his ability to play with letters to show the reader about how language can be fun, manipulated and extremely
In “Introduction to Poetry”, Billy Collins attempts to communicate his feelings on the way that he believes poetry should be approached, as an object to be probed, and appreciated as a form of art. For example, the poem tells a student to “press an ear against its hive” (4). This means that Collin wants readers of poetry to pay close attention to the rhythms of poetry, by listening to the hive, which is a metaphor for the sounds of words in a poem. Collin contrasts this with “beating it with a hose” (15), a more brute force and ultimately less effective way to analyze poetry. This alternative view of poetry helps to create the mood that the writer intended.
On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump stunned the nation when he defeated the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential election, causing many Americans to fear the future of the United States. Shortly after, news broke that Russia had hacked into the Democratic National Convention and released Clinton’s private e-mails. Many citizens, especially Democrats, became enraged and were convinced that the Russian hacking scandal is the reason Trump was able to win the election. Sean Delonas—an acclaimed political cartoonist who has worked twenty-three years with the New York Post—published this cartoon on January 6, 2017, amidst continuous hacking speculation. Through his use of cleverly thought out visual rhetoric, Delonas employs
The Pigman by Paul Zindel is a novel about two high school sophomores, John and Lorraine, and their close, intimate relationship with an old man named Mr. Pignati. Lorraine and John are two very unique characters that are reckless and immature. Throughout their friendship with Mr. Pignati, they mature and become more sensible. Certain quotes in this story do a marvelous job of highlighting these intricate characters’ development. The quotes in this novel display character development by showing that John and Lorraine learned to take advantage of their freedom, question their happiness, and to question their decisions.