Sharon olds in the passage “on the subway” is trying to write the similarities and differences between the way people are with a Caucasian and an African American. Sharon attempts this by using literary techniques like imagery, simile, and tone. Imagery is used to see the differences between a white women and a black boy, the the first part of the passage. The narrator is the white woman and the black boy is the observer; the the shoes that he is wearing are black with “white laces on them”. The speaker describes them as “ scars”.
In “On the Subway” by Sharon Olds captures two different worlds in close proximity language, simile, and appealing to ethos. In the beginning, Olds points out the significance of the woman’s dark fur and the boy’s red hoodie. The boy’s red hoodie. The boy’s red hoodie covers his face that has that has a mean look; while the woman’s black fur implies wealth and high-status along with her briefcase. These two worlds are brought together when Olds reveals their identities that paint different portraits.
Craftsmanship has been made for individuals to express their emotions in a more conceptual manner through drawings, works of art, photography, and composing. Yusef Komunyakaa communicates his feelings through verse. Be that as it may, he doesn 't determine precisely what he implies by his words leaving his poems open to translation. The poem that he wrote, "Naked Interrogation ', Komunyakaa talks about a lady stripping down in preparation for sex with her war veteran partner in the wake of cross examining him with numerous different questions about his war time experience. What is obscure is if the lady is a genuine figure or just a negligible brainstormed creative energy.
Lorena Villlena Carlo Levi’s memoire Christ Stopped at Eboli Foodways are economic, cultural and social practices that refer to the fabrication and consumption of food. This means that traditions, history and culture in general include food. Food is and has been always a significant part of all societies present today as well as societies in the past. Foodways are important all over the world not only because food is necessary to live and function but also because of the high cultural significance it has. An important factor is how food joins people together for when growing it, selling it, preparing it and most definitely when consuming it.
To understand how bread reflects an individuals relationship to the global food system, Bobrow-Strain structures his book by providing numerous dreams that pertain to bread and the consequences that these dreams have on consumer demands. The chapters explore dreams such as, purity, cognation, control, abundance, health, strength, peace, resistance and status. Bobrow-Strain begins each chapter exploring the dream and the intentions that this dream set out to have which ultimately lead to bigger unintended consequences. This allows for him to demonstrate how food is always more than fuel for our bodies, it creates socioeconomic and emotional impacts. Bobrow-Strain sets out to make the reader realize that the dream surrounding “ good food” no longer focuses on the food we eat but rather the changes that need to be made within the food system, however his work leaves the reader with many unanswered questions on the measures that need to take place in order to make transformation
Imagery and making inferences was also a method that the author used to further the plot of the story. When Melinda used a paper clip to “Draw little window cracks of blood”, the reader gains a very vivid sense of the pain she must have been going through internally to inflict such physical pain onto herself. After being asked to hang out at David’s house and declining, Melinda reveals her thoughts about the situation to the
The short story Nirvana by Adam Johnson captures a futuristic story about a sick woman - Charlotte, and her accommodating partner, who looks after her. From Charlotte's partner’s perspective, the readers get a taste of the terrible circumstances Charlotte is in from not only the storyline but also the use of somber tone. Throughout the heartfelt story, Johnson implements many devices in order to evoke sympathy from the reader, some of these include: short declarative sentences and symbolism. Through the use of short declarative sentences, the author creates a sense of urgency and relevance. By getting straight to the point and bluntly stating some difficult situations, Adam Johnson creates suspense and almost a sense of casualty.
Aren’t they great though.” Although I understand that we, as humans, have become more occupied with education and extracurriculars, I think we need to understand that food is more important than twenty minutes a day. We and our bodies deserve the nutrients we need to stay healthy, and remain active for as long as possible. A large issue today is that many are resorting to fast food before and after sports and it is not giving the supplements necessary for the work-out we are giving our bodies and causing health issues down the road. Overall, we must begin a new movement, much like any other; to bring knowledge and understanding about our bodies and the food we eat to all. This understanding will foster making food at home with supplies that we know are safe for our bodies.
As Goodman Brown faced the evil man with the serpent staff, we too face sin with temptation. The author also makes a point to include Brown’s wife, Faith, as a representation of the puritans and “people in faith” that fall under evil and sin that surrounds them every day. Throughout the book Nathaniel Hawthorne uses diction in order to create imagery that creates scenery and sets the mood as well as symbolism to represent the aspects of the theme of evil in daily life that Hawthorne is trying to indirectly deliver to the
Symbols are a literary device used by authors to represent a deeper, complex meaning in their stories. The reader must understand how symbolism enriches and expresses the profound message behind the central theme of the text. In the novel, Of Mice and Men, George, a migrant worker, travels with his friend, Lennie, who is intellectually disabled. The reader follows George and Lennie as they get to know their co-workers including Candy, an old, crippled caretaker, Crooks, an intelligent, negro stable hand, and Curley’s wife, a lady desperate for attention and someone to talk to. These characters all face discrimination present in society.