This section of the novel was powerful because it connected all of literature’s history. Instead of viewing literature as a mass collection of novels, it can now be viewed as one story. By viewing literature as one story “you begin to pick up on some of these other elements, these parallels and analogies, however, you’ll find your understanding of the novel deepens and becomes more meaningful, more complex” (Foster 31). Consequentially, literary works are based on other literary works which solidify their eternal connection. Reading a novel about novels is a hidden pleasure that many people, especially within the English community, indulge in.
Mark Twain was an author who could write stories of such prevalence, like his novel: “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” This novel was written with all new boundaries in writing: point of view, the sense of journey, morality issues, and dialect differences. For these reasons, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is the most quintessential novel in American history. The main plot of this novel is simply a coming-of-age story told by the perspective of Huck himself. Not only does this show innocence and an honest point of view, but it also allows Twain to hide behind his character and share his opinion. Another aspect of Huck’s maturity and growth
Within that short passage one can see the presence of personification, allusion and imagery. One could almost visualize a powerful, mysterious smirk appear on Mother Nature's face as she turns away. The novel The Hot Zone, is currently my favorite read. The powerful and provoking writing style of Richard Preston makes me want to dive other works by him. The fact that he can make a non fictional informative story so intriguing and addicting is a large feat.
Personally, I like a story that can keep me on my toes and make twists and turns that surprise me. This book however walked a straight path with the only obstacles being racism and the despair that Jefferson felt. What kept me reading was the joy of watching a, predictable yet pleasant, story
Within Much Ado About Nothing, the two plots: the romance between Claudio and Hero and the tough spots between Benedick and Beatrice. The use of prose not only exemplified the playful nature between Benedick and Beatrice, but also proved that they really did have a genuine love. They finally speak in verse when they admit their love, switching to the more serious tone proves that they were done fooling around, and they wreally meant it when they said they loved each other. Beatrice breaks the mold of a typical woman’s role is in Shakespeare’s plays. Usually the women are subservient and submissive to the men in their lives, but Beatrice challenges that role.
It also reveals the differences between the behavior of the upper class and that of the lower class. Members of the upper class display a great deal of pride and pretense, while the lower classes are less pretentious and more humble but it is funny that they are equally good at making jokes. I love the way Oscar Wilde satirizes the arrogance and hypocrisy of the aristocracy, it makes the entire book more
In conclusion Jonathan’s Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” is a wonderful satire that is hilarious and fun to read, as long as you know it is all a joke. Swift did a great job addressing the problems of his time in a well put together and very criticizing way. “A Modest Proposals” tone and diction help to make it a very convincing literary piece. Swift’s mock essay is such a well written literary piece of the Neoclassical time period that it is great for students today from high school to college to enjoy and
A Humorous Sad Story “"Humor is the only truthful way to tell a sad story" (53). From incorrect English grammar, unusual hilarious nicknames, and getting a laugh out of tragedy, the novel Everything Is Illuminated uses humor to help keep a balance between emotions and gives a realistic life-like feeling to tragedies. Jonathan Safran Foer, gives humor the role to tell a sad story by taking the seriousness out of a situation, giving the story relief, and using it as a mechanism for one to cope. Many question if humor should be used when discussing serious topics such as rape, The Holocaust, and offensive language. By taking away the seriousness out of these topics through humor, allows readers to take their focus away from the negativity to
According to critic Charles May, “‘An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge’ is not a cheap trick; it is a sophisticated model of Bierce’s mastery of short fiction” which is something I agree with (par. 7). The fact that Bierce can write in a way where the reader can easily read and not realize that the ending was apparent and foreshadowed the whole time shows that he can make a story that is really engaging and immersive. He controls the reader by making them sympathetic and as May puts it “the reader 's sympathetic involvement with the reality of Farquhar 's escape that allows him or her to ignore such obvious unrealities.” Bierce creates a really engulfing story that bends the mind of the reader, to the point where they have to re-read the text to realize
His success mainly depended on his intelligence and uprightness. The Crack-up not only is a great literary work but also a help for those struggling with the same as the author did; the depression. The symbolic nature of the essays was what made it look and sound very neat, the realistic approach is what gave it a power of understanding your own