Theme: one of the primary goals of literary works is to ensure that the audience 's attention is captured and that it is able to derive suitable information by reading the stories. In the short stories by Bartleby and Stephen, conflict is a central point that is addressed. The authors use repetition of writing in addressing the divisions that exist among the characters. Bartleby, for instance, focuses on the confrontations that are evident in his workplace. Repetition of the statement "I would prefer not to" by Bartley symbolizes confrontations in the narrative.
The capacity to create fictional worlds, some completely different from our own or some that are similar to and related to the life of the world within which we live. One of the most important reasons to have an emotional engagement in literature is in our empathy, humility, and our imagination. Which is the reason why we are so easily able to immerse ourselves in these alternate realities when we are reading a sci-fi or a drama piece. Another example would be how poetic texts are able to rhetorically engage and manipulate our feelings. More often than not, people turn to books and poetry during hard times.
Some authors capitalize the dualities of two concepts such as life and death, and in many cases, subjective or objective reality of characters ' lives. The duality of the two concepts creates an interesting story for the reader, but it also allows the reader to acknowledge the difference between realistic and imagined aspects. For example, readers tend to be oblivious to see the real facts in a story about the main character and thus deceived by their subjective personal opinions and beliefs to an already established story. In the short story, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", Ambrose Bierce illustrates the last few minutes of a man named Peyton Fahrquhar who is executed by being hunged over a bridge but creates an illusion of escaping home when he truly died. Certainly, through his application of literary elements such as imagery, symbolism, and structure, the author demonstrates his dark gothic style in writing to portray a subjective versus objective theme and as a result, create an introspective realism towards his audience.
Whether it was for the good or for the bad, H.G. Wells, the author of the book, uses the character’s actions to better society. Because of H.G. Wells’s use of theme, literary devices, and plot in the book, the readers are able to uncover the different messages Wells hid throughout his writings. Through Wells’s use of plot in the story, it is described to the reader that the main character of the story is a human.
One of the most important elements of a story, whether it’s a Shakespeare play, a science- fiction or a Harlem renaissance story, is the use of characters. Authors use their characters to help assist them in getting their message across the reader. In her short story “Spunk” Zora Neale Hurston uses her characters to help develop the plot line while also showing how dramatic a character can change. With the help of the community members, Joe finally stands up to Spunk, (the towns strong man.) Through this ordeal, Spunk is forever changed for this is the moment that caused him to open up something that fear would take control over.
An essential trait of narrative is the use of conflicts. Conflicts are struggles between two opposing forces; they build the reader’s interest in the novel. Woolf has managed to employ this technique by juxtaposing concepts and ideas within the novel. The creation of a protagonist and an antagonist is a necessary step to the forging of any narrative. The clash between these two entities is the drives the suspense of a story and keeps the reader engaged.
I am fond of the word choice that makes us as readers feel like we 're actually in the story experiencing the events that take place. The amount of verisimilitude in the story is intriguing because they are closely related to real life events. I admire these sections. The best part of the story is that the protagonist always ends up enduring the many hardships. Foreshadowing is prevalent throughout the beginning chapters
Thus, deviation might concern a particular part of sentence which depends on the communication context between the writer and the readers. Therefore, the discourse might be conventional or unconventional in various senses. Thus, the writer utilized the different elements of figures of speech such as metaphor, irony, simile and alliteration. In this way, the writer intends to achieve a lot of aesthetic effects within his literary works. Thus, he is able to support a lot of social and cultural relations and misleading the readers to mysterious directions without lying to them.
In the works of Literature an epiphany is “a moment of profound insight or revelation by which a character’s life is greatly altered” (24). In the short story “Cathedral” Raymond Carver uses epiphany to draw on the theme, blinded views can alter someone’s behavior. On the realistic level, epiphany advances the plot and character development because they are the basis for the story’s central action. They also help define the narrator and play a vital part in revealing the story’s theme. The following changes in the character’s views have shown an evident development.
The story uses many narrative techniques that relate to the themes in order to make the story effective for both showing the author’s message and entertaining the readers’ mind such as using irony, imagery, and symbolism. The most outstanding narrative technique which can be found the story is the use of symbolism. The story “Araby” effectively uses the technique of symbolism to capture and convey its themes of growing