Harvey uses suspense in his story by adding different events in the plot. The writer creates suspense “...by withholding information from the reader-for
This is an example of how the conch symbolizes the rules within the boys society because the conch is what tells when the boys when they can talk. The rules created by the conch is what led to a lot of the boys disagreements which slowly drove them to become¨beasts¨. Overall the conch is the most symbolic piece in Lord of the Flies because it symbolizes the boys rules, their civilization, and power over the boys. This is important to the theme of the story because the conch helps the boys realize that they are the beast all along. The conch helps the boys to notice this because when it breaks they realize it was controlling them all along and making them the
Language, diction, and complex vocabulary can unknowingly help readers have a better understanding of a piece of literature. They can help readers have a better visual of character traits and different aspects that are presented throughout works of literature. The different uses of language, diction, and vocabulary are evident throughout Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange. Nadsat, which is “a hybrid of Russian and onomatopoetic words,” is an example of a distinctive use of language, diction, and vocabulary that Burgess uses to readers better understand character transformations and aspects that occur throughout the novel (Carson 200). The nadsat language effects the book a great deal, which is why it is difficult for most readers to read (Carson 201).
Shakespeare uses birds in this play to appeal to the audience's imagination and let them predict the future of these characters. By doing this, it establishes mood and tone, for both the author and the audience because it reveals personalities of the characters that the birds portray. Shakespeare's use of bird imagery in Macbeth gives frightening descriptions that also sets the tone for the play. With the use of bird imagery it uses metaphors to make the language richer and enjoyable. It is important to note that in Shakespeare's time, these references to birds would of conjured up the metaphor for most members of the audience.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, the readers are able to relate and learn from the narrator, Scout, and an innocent negro named Tom Robinson. Not only can we learn from the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird, but also in the poem Sympathy because we can relate to what the author is talking about. Through these examples, it is clear that authors can best create empathy in their readers by developing strong characters that go through problems that the reader can relate to or learn
The irony, a technique where the author creates a difference between what appears to be said and what is real. A media example of irony is Monsters Inc. The irony being the monsters are frightened of the children, when in fact, children are terrified of monsters. The three short stories that illustrate irony are, “The Possibility of Evil,” “The Lottery” and “The Skating Party.” The first being, “The Possibility of Evil” which familiarizes the reader on protective and curious traits. Next to being, “The Lottery” a story most readers cannot connect with though find the purpose engaging.
Also, he uses the word tracks which seems as if he is trying to say Boo has monstrous feet that would leave tracks not prints. Another quote that also comes from Jem is him explaining once again how Boo Radley’s appearance is not as normal as other people, “...what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time” (Lee 13). This piece of text also shows that people treat Boo much like a monster because of the description of the way his teeth and eyes are. The next time that people describe Boo like he is non human is when Jem is dared by Dill to touch the Radley front door, “You’re too scared even to put your big toe in the front yard” (Lee 13). Dill says this saying Jem is not man enough to put even his toe
Shakespeare excelled in the art of presenting complex themes in the most subtle ways. Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing presents the theme of deception. The plot of the play is woven around the traps of deceit, from the ends of both the antagonists as well as the protagonists. Thus, it shows deception in two forms- in its malevolence, driven by evil notions and motives; and also its benevolence, when employed for the better good. Either ways, all the characters are involved in deceit, sometimes employing it and at the other instances, falling victim to it.
“You fancy me mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me” (Poe). Poe’s gothic style brings forth a grotesque and thrilling story full of symbolism that seeks to make the tale much more visual for the reader. He transmits the emotions and feelings of the perpetrator in an attempt to draw the reader into his mind.
When people think of a lottery, some of the first words that pop into their mind are money, luck, and happiness. However, those words would be contradictory to the lottery spoken of in this story. The conclusion makes spines shiver with chills with the cruel--cruel acts the people do in the village. The story uses unique techniques of concealing the true happenings, with a flowing river of unexpected ironies and symbolisms. In Shirley Jackson's short story “The Lottery” and director of “The Lottery” becomes so shocking that it becomes unbearable with the contrast between the seeming normality of a society and the savage acts the people commit.