Symbolism plays a very important role in all works of literature by giving it a deeper meaning that increases the emotion in the story. “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry and “The Scarlett Ibis” by James Hurst have various symbols weaved into the plot of the story which add to the connotation. The symbols in “The Gift of the Magi” include Della’s hair, Jim’s watch, and the color gold. Della’s hair and Jim’s watch both represent Della and Jim’s love for each other and that they are willing to go to any extent for each other. They would make any sacrifice for each other and as Della even says in the story, “Maybe the hair on my head are numbered… but nobody could ever count my love for you” (O. Henry 206).
Rowling has been very famous for her “Harry Potter” series which is very similar to “A Wizard of Earthsea.” Although Le Guin’s book is very old, the impact of her story lives on even in our society today. Le Guin was able to pave way for many of the authors of today when it comes to fantasy. Many of her books are very popular and different that it set high standard for many authors to strive for. It is not just her books that were influential, but her whole writing career as a whole.
Memory, symbol, and pattern are all key parts to make a successful novel, especially if the piece of literature is complex. Memory helps a reader relate to a character or moment, which gives a story emotion and gives it an impact. An impactful story is a story that a reader will think about, which can help a reader understand or want to read more. Symbols adds depth and imagery to a story. They add depth by providing people or objects that mean something, which builds onto making the literature memorable.
Beyonce is a very popular Artist who has really made herself stand out by her talented voice. She has gone through a lot of transformations in the music that she presents to the public. With Her album, “Lemonade,” was a huge hit which was critisizing and comparing her experience as a black women since she was a teen to the emotional stages she went through in her life as how she kind of brings fourth the feelings of emptiness and rejection she has felt. In her albums you can tell that she has always made music for a reason and cause, but not just for entertainment. When she was a teenager she joined her first group which was called the “Distiney’s Child which went throgh a lot of ups and down until it actually came in notice by a lot
The novel ‘Jasper Jones’ written by Craig Silvey and the film ‘Dressmaker’ directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse have connected to the audience and use of narratives conventions in very similar ways. The ways that they have succeed doing this is through characteristics, plot and setting. By looking into how they are used by the author/ director widen the knowledge and have deeper in-depth understanding on how authors and directors use them to connect with the audience. The author and director have used characteristics to connect with the audience by using relatable situations like peer pressure, disliked by people, challenges and traumatic experiences.
The author is the most important individual in creating and directing the story and content of the book. The writer creates the whole purpose and can include any style that he or she would want. Books such as the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and The Awakening represent these with both similarities and differences between each other. The two authors share some similarities in their work, although the differences are more present and are very effective in making a story in their genres. This differences are point of view, writing style and ending, while the goals and chapter are similar between both books.
When an author uses symbolism this makes their writing this means they know how to make people feel. Symbolism is to writing as metaphors are to talking. One of the most popular and well know in his this book is T.J. Eckleburg’s eyes. T.J. Eckleburg’s eyes are thought
One way he creates these vivid descriptions is by giving many details, a few metaphors, and he reiterates some words to show that they have a lot of meaning to Uncle David. to explain to explain what is happening in Uncle David's stories. For example when Paulsen writes “It was when I was young and a day
A camera is no use without a lens, and a story is useless without a point of view. The point of view of a story is like a lens on a camera, it gives the reader the ability to look inside a world and get the perspective of a select picture. The point of view brings with it freedoms or limitations, thus affecting the reader and their comprehension of the events unfolding. Relationships between the story and the narrator are also created from the point of view, which is why narrative perspective is such an imperative instrument in the telling of a story. It is with the point of view that an author can guide the reader through various events and create an overall theme of a story.
Morrison, being a women of color tells the story of Pecola Breedlove; a black eleven year old girl who prays for deep blue eyes and flowy blonde locks. All throughout her life she has felt pressures similar to this little girl and it is reflected in several of her novels. In a radio interview with Terry Gross Toni talks about the effects of being a women of color in America . While attending Howard College she observed that “lighter[skin] the better and the darker the worse… [this] had an impact on sororities, on friendships, on all sorts of things, and it was stunning to me.
In the article “The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains,” published on December 5th, 2012, in Lifehacker, Leo Wildrich explains that storytelling activates certain parts of your brain that make you have a deeper understanding of the topic or what is going on around you. First, Wldrich states Storytelling helps us have a deeper understanding to topics being discussed and it helps readers make connections. Second, Wildrich evaluates how storytellers can plant thoughts, ideas, and emotions into the heads of the listeners and normally people want to relate stories to their real life experiences. Leo then moves on to say that stories are the only way to activate parts of the brain.
My audience for this literacy narrative essay is relatively small and young, with a total of 14 persons. The males surpass the girls greatly by three – six girls and eight males. They are between the ages of 17 and 22 years old. Ten persons are 18 years old, two persons are 19 years old, one person is 17 years old and one person is 22 years old. However, the average age of this audience is 18 years and 4 months.