Alice Walker conveys the meaning of “The Flowers” by making the flowers seem innocent, just like Myop. The author used a perception of this young innocent girl who is gathering flowers away from her home to give the reader suspicion of what was going to happen next. The author also used elements of writer’s craft such as Imagery, Symbol, Setting, Diction, Style etc. Although, at first when the narrative begins, the reader gets a sense of an emotional ending, until the author introduces the setting.
A Rose for Emily William Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel prize laureate from Oxford Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays. He had assorted styles of writings. He is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature generally and Southern literature specifically.
The Prison Door In this Chapter from The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne introduces the setting of the book in Boston. He uses a gloomy and depressed tone in the beginning of the chapter. He is able to convey this tone using imagery while describing the citizens, the prison, and the cemetery. However, as he continues to discuss the rose-bush, he uses parallelism to shift the tone to be brighter and joyful. To create a gloomy and depressed tone, Hawthorne uses imagery.
“The rose that grew from the concrete” by Tupac Shakur means so much more than the title suggests. It explains that a rose grew from the concrete, and it worked so hard to get through, and nobody even cares about the rose. There is symbolism, personification, and mood. Symbolism is the use of symbols to represent ideas, or qualities. In this poem the symbolism is the rose that’s growing from the concrete means that you can do anything.
Love, loss, memory, and pain, these are some of the topics discussed in the poem, “ONLY UNTIL THIS CIGARETTE HAS ENDED” is a poem written by the poet Edna St Vincent. In the poem, we see the speaker is smoking a cigarette whilst contemplating her lover. The poet Edna St Vincent uses Symbolism, diction, and figurative language to suggest that the speaker has a painful time moving on and forgetting the lover, even though the lover has already moved on. Symbolism in the poem is used to describe a painful setting. That setting is used to symbolize the pain the speaker is experiencing when she reflects on her lover.
“A city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time,” Patrick Geddes said. In urban settings in literature and present day urban areas this is shown. Drama is everywhere from little issues to bigger issues. In many pieces of literature there are the same issues as in present day cities in the United States. In the book Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman it is shown the issues portrayed in Cleveland,Ohio.
Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant is a Fireside poem about death. The central message throughout this poem is that death is an inevitable part of life that we should not fear, but embrace. The use of personification throughout the poem helps develop the central idea. Personification is the giving of human-like qualities to a non-human subject. In lines 1-3 Bryant uses personification “To him who in the love of Nature holds/Communion with her visible forms, she speaks/
Chanel Langley Professor Hawkins English Composition IIMarch 19, 2018 “Flight Patters”In this story “FightPatterns” it shows how people are used to stereotype each other mainly because of how society is today. The main character is William he is a husband and a father, he continues to judge this man he barley knows. The reader Alexie, show’s William as being ahard-worker but only tends to care about his work. William tends to be fearful and worried and very paranoid throughout the short story. He works all the time, always flying and on business trips and meetings.
Discoveries are undeniably formative for those who experience them, the true nature of the human experience concentrate both physical and mental developments and revelations significant and remarkably memorable, allowing to continual relationship and character. Different individuals are often confronted with unique and unexpected experiences that may lead to uncovering something that has been hidden or misplaced. The poems ‘tuft of flowers and ‘Mending wall’ Robert Frost explores the notion of encountering with significant discoveries that transform frost as he interacts with a powerful epiphany if his life and his familiarities. A similar poem of Gwen Harwood’s ‘Glass Jar ‘explores the journey of a child that is faced with confronting and
I was in a semi-asleep state of mind when the bus finally pulled up to Rosedale Park; my arm was mildly chafed from sleeping against the seat handle and the heated earbuds swiveled uncomfortably in its squeezed position against my ear canal. Fluctuating feelings of dread and anticipation washed over me as I took in the fact that I was about to race my first 5K of the season after not having run for half of a week due to my metatarsal injury. As I ripped the earphones off from my ears and shoved the cross-country spikes and stale mini-pretzels in the crumpled, pale-white paper bag, I tried to settle my blenching nerves. Recalling the dozens of starting gunshots and striders along the grasslands and tracks did not help in the slightest. I was consumed by self-deprecating thoughts: thoughts about letting down and having the whole effort be in vain, thoughts about shriveling into a crouching quitter in the middle of the race, clobbered down by asthma.