Similar to a child, Lady Macbeth fears what’s lurking in the darkness, and takes precautions to prevent finding out. She lives in a guarded castle, but her paranoia makes her feel unsafe. Lady Macbeth’s paranoia even extends to her dreams. Lady Macbeth associates royalty with happiness however, Macbeth describes their royal lifestyle saying, “Ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleep/In the affliction of these terrible dreams/ That shake us nightly.” (Macbeth 3.2.20-22) Lady Macbeth is afraid to fall asleep in fear of having another nightmare. Her paranoia prevents her from enjoying her life as queen and her past sins seem useless.
In fictional writing there are many important componates that contributes to it success. Such as tone, mood, and setting. Nevertheless symbolism is very also a vital aspect of fiction. Symbolism ensures that the reader looks at the deeper meanings of a piece. This could not be more evident than in the story “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allen Poe.
The rosebush depicted by Nathaniel Hawthorne in The Scarlet Letter foreshadows the future of Hester and Pearl and is also used to create juxtaposition between the rosebush itself and the prison of sin. Not only does it enhance the richness of the novel and the depth and complexity of it, it plays a deeper role in the plotline and how it is shaped throughout the rest of the novel as
Without these elements, there would not be a story to tell, for literary elements are crucial to the creation of a story. Having well developed characters, descriptive settings, and prominent symbols within the novel as well as other elements, gives a story meaning and is also the foundation of writing a story. McCarthy has provided an example of incorporating many literary elements in his story, showing how it has made his story well developed, keeping the story interesting and the reader interested. The most significant impact of the strong use of literary elements in this work of literature is showing how essential it is for a well developed
But when the Gilead was made and she was forced to stay home “She stays in her home, but it does not seem to agree with her.” (84). Serena Joy who was once a star and active speaker fell to the oppression towards female in the time of the Gilead. Her personality changed as well, one would think she is a loyal to her husband but offered Offred to have sex with Nick. “We just won’t tell him[Commander], will we?” (303) is a solid proof that Serena is not loyal to the Commander and she just wants to have a baby. When Serena found out about the affair she said “Just like the other one.
Paula makes desperate attempts to get Miriam to stay with her to keep her father at bay for at least one night at a time. Miriam was not a sure thing, though. Miriam complained that Paula, “would corner her in the bathroom and ask her to come over. Miriam never gave firm answers” (66). Throughout the story we also see Paula trying to alter her appearance, possibly in an effort to become someone else, so the abuse might stop.
In "The Painteed Door, the biggest internal and external conflict in Ann is by the storm. The storm is biggest element drove internal and external conflict of Ann's character. For example Ann felt uneasy, lonely, made desire to seek comfort and warm, This all leads to have an affair with Steven. who seduce Ann, knowing that she would get manipulated easy and kept reassuring her that John won't come back tonight. The another conflict is John's lack of communication, timing he spent with his wife to have fun and lack of passion that Ann wants.
Rafaela’s husband is worried that she is too beautiful and will run away while Sally’s husband limits her contact with the outside world. Windows gave these girls a peek into the life they wish they lived. One of the biggest symbols of confinement shown in The House On Mango Street was inside vs. outside. This comparison directly equates to confinement vs. freedom. Throughout the text, there are examples of characters (specifically, female characters) being confined and stuck indoors.
It is through this that we learn the authentic, underlying story that the writer wanted to tell; the one of the real Hedda and her struggle for freedom in order to overcome the constraints of society. As the play progresses, we become aware of the different symbols and how each one is a representation of something much deeper than it firsts appears. In this essay I have made reference to a few symbols such as the pistols, the piano, the character of Hedda and the importance of hair. There are many more symbols which feature in the play which would require further examination such as Lövborg’s manuscript; the child and binding love of George and Thea, and a symbol of the future. However, I have discussed the symbols that interested me, as a reader.