in the excerpt from i am legend a novel by Richard Matheson, Matheson uses rhetorical devices to emphasize the frightening and hostile atmosphere. In lines 1-5 Matheson uses similies and various forms of imagery to describe the situation Robert Neville is in. In the first sentence the author describes the man's throat "the man's throat moving like clammy turkey skin. " The author compares clammy turkey skin with his throat to emphasize how unappealing he looked.
The movie rear window is a very entertaining film that also educational in learning many moral lessons. The movie is entirely about peeping and “spying” on other people through the back window of an apartment. At one point they bring up the question of whether looking at people through the window is ethical or not. Through out the film L.B. Jefferies is constantly watching his neighbors and is bound to witness something bad happen. We see how many people could think he is just making up what he saw, or thinking he saw something completely different because of his constant spying on people.
Suspense techniques are an essential part of creating a narrative piece of writing, it creates an anticipation and tension to keep the reader interested. Also it creates a lively experience and grasps the reader’s attention. Suspense enhances the story's appeal to the reader by creating a grim situation that utilizes strategies such as thoughts and isolation. The author of “Night Drive” Will Jenkins effectively uses suspense technique to build tension and anxiety for the reader. The short story demonstrates, skillfully crafted sentences that express many examples of suspense.
The Enlightening “They died with only one thought in their minds and that was I want to live I want to live I want to live.” In the 1939 book “Johnny Got His Gun” by Dalton Trumbo, the main character Joe Bonham was drafted into World War 1. During the war Joe’s trench, along with almost everything inside, was terminated. Joe suffered the tragic loss of both legs, arms and all five of his senses from the shell. Joe understands first hand that in the moment of death the single thought racing through his broken and destroyed body is “I want to live”.
Satire is used in many works of literature and it uses sarcasm, irony, or ridicule. This is used to try and effect political or social changes or even prevent it. It can also be used in only a part of a work or throughout the whole work. Washington Irving uses satire throughout his work, “The Devil and Tom Walker.” In this work, Irving uses satire to ridicule Puritan New Englanders of the 1700s.
Harrison Bergeron Essay Claim: Being equal isn’t always fair. Intro: What if someone had to wear a handicap? Or what if someone had to be treated exactly like everyone else?
Chapter six introduces a new character from the story “Seedfolks”, Sam. A seventy-eight-year-old man, who lived in Cleveland and desired to connect all the people from his neighborhood. Since he worked for thirty-six years for different groups and organizations, his mission was to help out all the people. Being an old activist, he spent his entire life to make the world better by promoting world government, planning conferences on civil disobedience, raising money, filling envelopes. A fighter who was always involved in helping out people in need; he continued his job after retirement by switching the battleground, from the entire world to a small neighborhood on Gibb Street.
Conventions of society “Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.”~Robert Mckee. Stories are important for human connection, “The Lottery” and “Examination Day” have these similar yet different connections with the reader.
“Cry about the simple hell people give other people—without even thinking. Cry about the hell white people give colored folks, without even stopping to think that they’re people, too”(Lee 269). Dolphus Raymond is a white man who came rich family. But he chose to marry a black woman and had children with her.
1. “‘But you don’t even know the difference between the way things are and the way they're supposed to be. My God,’ [Bledsoe] gasped, ‘what is the race coming to? Why, boy, you can tell anyone you like- sit down there . . . Sit down, sir, I say!’”
Dear Zeina, Charlie, Katie, Paula, Su Young, and Kelly, I hope that all of you are well, and settling into your courses with ease. Autumn is my favorite season, so I am happy that it is finally here, but my allergies are definitely not in agreement. Luckily I have mountains of reading and writing to keep me indoors for the next couple of months. Was that sentence too sarcastic? Reading about early American Literature has been a reprieve from reading Educational Standards and policies.