Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Gatsby and Nick, and Holmes and Watson tackle all certain adventures or issues with the inseparable treasured companion. We can even find many others literary duos such as Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer or Dr Frankenstein and The Monster. Focusing on Conan Doyle 's characters, the main aim of this section is to illuminate the psychological bond between Holmes and Watson. Even thought they seem to be opposites, they complement and depend on each other. But how it can be possible?
In works of literature, authors use sententious statements to portray literary devices and character actions, while also connecting the novel to real world events. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the author establishes a sententious statement when Jay Gatsby says, “Can’t repeat the past…Why of course you can!” (118; Chapter VI). The author first displays this quote when Nick is speaking to Gatsby about the past and present love he has for Daisy. The pertaining passage is an essential piece of the work because it connects the theme of memory and the past and reveals the stimulating drive of the past that Gatsby represents. Furthermore, the quote is also applicable to real world events.
I AM ALL ALONE, THIS IS NO JOKE. IN THE NAME Of GOD, PLEASE REMAIN TO SAVE ME. I AM OUT COLLECTING BERRIES CLOSE BY AND SHALL RETURN THIS EVENING. THANK YOU CHRIS McCANDLESS AUGUST?” (KraKauer The New Yorker 3).This quote from christopher 's journal is very important because it shows that McCandless began to feel isolated in the wild and was desperate to get out of the wild and back into society. When Chris McCandless was asked why he was walking into the wild he responded that he was tired of society and wanted to start fresh.
What makes a story enjoyable? Is it the plot? Or is it the methods the author uses to connect to the reader? Plot is a big thing, but it is the literary devices that bring the story together. In the three stories, “The Tunnel” by Sarah Ellis, “The Skating Party” by Merna Summers and “The Bicycle” by Jillian Horton all have unique literary devices to make each story more intriguing and to give them the feeling of being part of the story.
In A.S Byatt’s “The Thing in the Forest”, the author uses the elements of a short story to craft a dark, mature fairytale. The title of the story, “The Thing in the Forest”, in the sense that it foreshadows the main idea of the story. The audience expects more than just a "thing", as listed in the title. Byatt emphasizes through figurative language that the main characters, Penny and Primrose, are dealing with more than just a creature in the forest that affected them for the rest of their lives, and that with this use of symbols to express a larger meaning to objects in the story. A.S Byatt emphasizes more on plot and setting, characters, theme and symbols.
4.) The above quote from Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton is but one of the numerous examples of exemplary figurative language that the author uses to help the reader visualize Ethan’s longing to spend the rest of his days with Mattie. The works of Edith Wharton are known by their descriptive, yet simplistic prose and structure. As such, Ethan Frome contains several forms of literary devices and techniques that enhance both the dialogue and imagery contained within. The first of these is the inclusion of what is known as a frame narrative, or a story within a story.
He was the founder of modern English, he understood the power of language, its ability to paint landscapes, create atmospheres and compelling characters. Shakespeare used extensive vocabulary, and powerful imagery contained within his works which demonstrate the phenomenal story telling ability of the English playwright. Exposure to these devices provides students with a broad knowledge of literary style and technique, while serving to develop and improve writing skills, which is why Shakespeare should be taught in schools. Shakespeare uses timeless themes and emotions in his stories that are still relevant today, some themes include comedies, tragedies, tragicomedies, histories and romances. Shakespeare explains his characters point of views, their struggles and reasons without being judgemental.
Upon hearing the word fairytale, childhood memories of magical and supernatural dimensions are evoked. It is commonly known that fairytales are the first literary productions that mark the early years and intellectual development of youngsters. Considering this, fairytale authors infuse their works with ethical and ideological undertones to shape their readers’ minds and influence their perceptions of the world. In this context, Perrault’s and Dahl’s renditions of the Little Red Riding Hood tale shed light upon gender-roles and their associated implications. This essay is a humble exploration of the variation in gender-representation in the aforementioned works and their respective functions.
The words “once upon a time” automatically conjure up images of princesses, castles, and fairy godmothers, but do we as readers ever examine these stories closer? When we stop and dissect a work of literature, we may find that its meaning may not be quite as clear as we had originally believed. Fairy tales have powerful but subtle meanings that are as magical as the stories themselves. Double meanings can become more apparent through close examination of the language, the form and content of dialogue within the text, and variations between different versions of the same fairy tale. When these strategies are applied to the well known fairy tale Snow White, it becomes increasingly obvious that there is more to the story than an evil stepmother
Therefore, The Hobbit is a very good example of a monomyth. The plot of this book contains three unmistakable stages: takeoff, start, and return. The call to experience in this novel happens when one day, Gandalf shows up and requests that Bilbo go on an enterprise with him in the accompanying way: "I 'm searching for somebody to partake in an