Helen Maria Williams lived in London and later Paris, but Peru: A Poem, in Six Cantos allowed her to figuratively travel across the ocean. This virtual travel enabled her to deal with the South American country of Peru as if she was actually there. Williams ' Peru: A Poem, in Six Cantos depicts the fall of Peru in great detail. The political and literal climate of Peru attracted Williams to it as a great location for a narrative poem. As she states in her Advertisement to Peru: A Poem, in Six Cantos, she wanted to depict the sufferings of “an innocent and amiable People” in the climate and familiarity of their own land, which was “entirely dissimilar to [her] own, and furnishes new and ample materials for poetic description” (vii-viii).
My poem is “Gold” by Pat More. The point of view in my story is first person, because Pat is telling the story from her perspective. “Gold” has the tone of light-hearted, because she's living a very happy life. The main setting in my book is nature by the desert and high in the sky. The literacy device that stands out is personification, personification is when you give human qualities to nonhuman things.
The world is a wondrous place. From Amazonian Brown-Throated Sloth to the Saguaro Cactus of the Sonoran desert, there is an existential natural beauty that poets have aspired to capture in words and artists since the beginning of time tried to render it in paint. When people usually talk about exotic plants, the first dot that connects in the head is that of immensely beautiful rainforests of ours. Though that is justified but what is usually forgotten are the wondrous desert plants. Their beauty is accentuated by their incalculable and varied use in these regions.
Dickinson uses imagery of the setting sun, the horses’ heads, and the carriage ride to establish the cycle of life after death. Dickinson uses the symbols of the children playing, the sunset, the fields of grain, and the carriage to establish the natural cycle of life, from birth to youth to maturity to death. Dickinson uses the examples of the setting sun and death’s kindness to establish the inevitability of death. Through the use of various literary devices, Emily Dickinson establishes the cycle of life and the definiteness of
In “Something Uneasy in the Los Angeles Air,” Adrian Glick Kudler informs the public about Santa Ana winds in addition to introducing writers to back up her ideas. It is imperative to have valid sources in informative articles to build up trust in the readers. Kudler introduces the thought of the Los Angeles season known as “Santa Ana” by borrowing the story “Red Winds” by the famous Raymond Chandler. “There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that
John Steinbeck himself was born in Salinas, California and grew up in that fertile valley. The environment and nature had a huge role in shaping and developing many of his works, and Of Mice and Men is no exception. The novel is centered around Soledad and the Salinas River in California during the Great Depression. This information that is given to the readers is just surface knowledge. To truly dive below the surface of understanding
Alice Walker the author of the Flowers”, was inspired to write this story because of the tragedy that has happened to multiple black Americans and how it has affected their human rights. This story describes scenery that may have happened around South America starting off with a girl named Myop, a ten-year old girl who explores the world around her, unaware of the secrets the world beyond holds. In the first paragraph, Alice Walker clearly emphasises Myops purity and young innocence with the quote “She skipped lightly from hen house to pigpen.” This demonstrates how happy Myop is in this setting, we can identify she feels safe here, “ She felt light and good in the warm sun.” Her innocence produces an excitement to the reader as it gives the
White Tiger Orchids: The white tiger orchids are a recurring symbol in the novel Uglies and are relevant to the plot and theme of the story for various reasons. It is a motif due to the fact that it recurs again and again throughout the story at intervals. The orchids show up for the first time when Tally waits for the rangers in a field of the orchids, a second time when the rangers explain to Tally the dangerous nature of the flowers, and final time when Tally and David cross through the desert created by the orchids on their way back to the city. The white tiger orchids, though they may seem insignificant at first, are extremely relevant to symbolizing the plot of Uglies itself, The orchids symbolize the theme of perfection and appearance
Her name is translated to "Kore" which means "maiden" and she is also the goddess of fertility ("EleusianMysteriesCelebrated").As she was growing up, she would travel around the world with her mother. Demeter and Persephone had a close mother- daughter relationship because of all their traveling together. When Hades saw her one day, he wanted her to be his wife forever and live with him in the Underworld. He asked Zues for his help to capture her. Zues made a flower grow where Persephone walks every day.
This use of images lets the reader imagine the scenes Frost sets in their minds, therefore, letting them see the temporary nature of the world. For example, throughout the poem, Frost practices using brief descriptions of nature. The poem describes a sun rising and setting quickly. In addition, the third and fourth line, Frost says, “Her early leaf’s a flower;/ But only so for an hour” (source). This quote allows for the reader to picture a newborn flower that wilts soon after it blooms.
Due to her close relationship and proximity to nature, Walls provides many examples of personification in her writing. The family encounters the Joshua tree at one point. Beaten to the ground by the desert wind, the tree still holds itself up by the roots. Walls herself finds the tree to be freakish and ugly, but her mother finds beauty in it. This tree represents the Walls family in a sort of ways.
If a viewer were to examine Red Hills with Flowers, their eyes would immediately go to the flowers. Georgia O’Keeffe made the flowers with warm and vibrant colors so that they would stand out. Her strokes were small and made with oil on a canvas. The pink sky in the background symbolized peace and calmness. If a viewer were to really connect with the colors of the painting, they would feel like they were in a warm place watching the sunset over the mountains.