Even though books have similar, or this case, the same, topic, that does not guarantee you will get the same information from both books. Biographies include mostly facts and are researched by an author and checked to make sure that there is evidence to support everything they write. Facts can be proven true with evidence. Autobiographies contain facts too, but they are accounts of events in an individual’s life and even though they try to stick to the facts, often their own opinions are in the text too. An opinion is how a person feels about something.
Sidoonie smith and Julia Watson rhetorical situation, is that “people tell stories of their lives through the cultural scripts available to them”. Another situation is the fact people have a discursive practice of how they control the stories they tell about themselves. Claims made are the fact that people don’t really know that much about themselves when writing an autobiography. For this reason Sidoonie smith and Julia Watson explain to the audience how individuals use the concept of agency to tell stories about themselves and ways to do it. Sidoonie smith and Julia Watson use varies contexts of autobiography that is better interpreted and understood.
When reading Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad the main story is fragmented into many recounts of the past culminating in the final two chapters, “Great Rock and Roll Pauses” and “Pure Language”, taking place sometime in the near to far future. What is suggested in these final entries is the world that we are becoming. Egan presents funny and cynical views on the environment, the influence of technology, and the upcoming generation. Egan creates a future that is reasonably close to modern times with such hints towards events like a baby boom in the United States following the war (assumingly the Middle-Eastern conflict). What is painted is a chilling reality that could very well be in our lifetimes this being something that many readers might miss due the fact that we are already moving towards it.
In Fahrenheit 451, Montag feels like there’s an aspect of his life missing, so he decides to approach Faber. Faber explains to him that part of what he’s missing can be found in books, however the other half will have to be found elsewhere. Faber then brings up that the fact that although books may help him and he may believe
This book takes readers on an exciting yet risky journey with Charlie and his friends. There are lots of different themes in this novel, but one in particular stood out the most. The theme of coming of age plays a significant role in Perks of being a Wallflower because it shows how Charlie matures throughout the novel in how he starts experimenting with drugs, alcohol and girls, the way he becomes closer with his family and his friends, and how he changes from being an observer to participating. Charlie starts experimenting with drugs, alcohol and girls. Charlie has a couple romances in this novel, but nothing can compare to Charlie’s love for Sam.
Looking for the similarities and differences between these two books may seem somewhat challenging, but in reality, it’s not that complicated. Considering both books were written one after the other it could be said that one is the sequel to the other, but with an entire different story following different characters. The concern with comparing and contrasting these two books is to understand what are the most noteworthy similarities and differences. Frequently, one can mistake smaller details that are insignificant with substantial details that can really help to see what indeed are the differences and similarities. Considering all of this, comparing and contrasting these books comes more smoothly than
Regardless of whether characters in the books we read reflect others or ourselves, what is most critical is interfacing with them in ways that allow us to comprehend our identity today. Here and there finding out about our history through the eyes of various characters can be agitating or even agonizing, yet it additionally can be an enlivening to the obscure. Diversity in literature is also important because it has some influence on how different people are seen or not by some other cultures according to literature. When analyzing literary works, we must first see the structure of the work such as plot, which is the way that the author arranges the ideas or incidents that have place in the story. We also must take a close look to the character which is essential to the plot, without characters the writing would not have a true sense.
Literature is composed with many thoughts and ideas, the limitations are miniscule. For example, Sylvia Plath formulated her experiences and time period into a plot to compose her novel. As the book progresses, the protagonist provides insight on her journey and struggle to find happiness. In The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath utilizes an autobiographical protagonist to express purity versus impurity, as well as mind versus body in a world of double standards. Before one understands how Plath's experiences were influential upon her writing, it is crucial to know about her as an individual.
Some readers might view that minor characters as irrelevant in the story or have a minimal part that will affect the story and the main character. The whole plot is focused on the main character only. However they do play a big part towards the main character in the story. Main characters do not only develop independently and throughout events and conflicts of a plot of a story. Authors use the literary techniques of minor characters to help develop the main character’s actions and how they are portrayed at the beginning and at the end of the story.
Creative nonfiction is a genre of writing that compass different forms, ideas, and techniques. It can be based on a true or imaginary story and it can be narrated by the author himself or by an imaginary narrator. One of these forms is personal essays which are a piece of writing, written in the first person that narrates a personal experience or thoughts or opinions of the narrator. Writers use this type of writing for many reasons, for example, to share a unique experience with the world or to teach people some valuable morals or introduce them to new ideas. Other writers use it to express them self and to be known by others.
One tells more by thoughtful interpretation while the other reflects on current events. There are significant similarities and differences between Journals and Memoirs. A similarity amongst ‘Journals by Gretel Ehrlich’ and ‘In Pharaoh’s Army by Tobias Wolff’ is the description that has a balance between both. Still there are differences in approach. Gretel focuses on