The fictional world is full of chaos, as people tend to prefer unstable theories to countless philosophies. Specifically, there is a literary shift from linearity and order to randomness and fragmentation. Consequently, Postmodernist writers understand that their works are subject to interpretation; however, they believe that the flexibility of understanding in texts is the basis for the development of innovative ideas in society. Moreover, Kurt Dinan writes in a nonlinear, flexible fashion by writing with a component of Mystery. Subsequently, the reader can make different predictions on what will occur throughout Don’t Get Caught, and the ability to predict and analyze uniquely is one of the principal ideals of Postmodernist literature.
There is a big difference between reading Dr.Seuss books and reading the Odyssey. Although some may argue they 're more similar than you may think. Authors slide in subtle writing techniques and themes to portray the moral or message they are trying to convey. No matter the level of writing or the type of story line similarities can always be found. This semester we have looked at many pieces of writing, including “Okay”, “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, Antigone Now, “Civil Disobedience”, and “The Ones Who Walk Away”.
Sandra was able to express Esperanzas rollercoaster of emotions through literary devices so we could have a better understanding. Authors use Sandra’s method as well, to give us those realistic feelings associated with literary devices to help us make sense of what they’re writing. The central idea in The House on Mango Street is that Esperanza was just struggling for self-definition. This central idea was supported by Esperanza’s desire for a new name, Sire’s influence on her, and wrapping up her personality.I believe we can all learn from this book and realize that everyone has a phase like this, it might be difficult figuring out who you are. Although, once you do figure it out, never forget who you really were, Esperanza promised to never forget who she once
“Good fiction creates empathy. A novel takes you somewhere and asks you to look through the eyes of another person, to live another life”. (Barbara Kingsolver) Fiction is an imaginary thing or event, postulated for the purposes of argument or explanation as defined by Dictionary.com. There are many literary devices that writers incorporate into their works. The main reason literary devices are used is to connect with the reader.
Thomas C. Foster presents many valid points about the relationship between children’s fairy tales and other types of literature in his book, How to Read Literature Like a Professor. The Scarlett Letter is a great example of his ideas. The Scarlett Letter is also an example of Foster’s idea that literature that is inspired by other literature does not have to be exactly the same as the literature that it is inspired by. Instead, stories can contain distant connections or one obvious reference that can tie the two works
With a plethora of books on varying subject matters, the world of literature is almost endless. Quality books and authors often camouflage further meaning behind a character, theme or symbol providing a treasure for readers willing to search. Ray Bradbury includes a hidden treasure in his novel Fahrenheit 451 by contrasting two of his main characters. The overall message of the story describes a futuristic society with many technological advancements, and the prohibition of books, where Ray Bradbury shows how devastating a society is with mindless technology and lack of quality literature and interactions. However, by exploring the juxtaposition between the characters Mildred and Clarisse, a further meaning can be found through their differing
Roy Heath is a renowned author with many of works produced and sent forth into the world, one of which being, “The Master Tailor and the Teacher’s Skirt.” This particular work is well developed in sentence structure and possesses an intellectually stimulating plot. It however, lacks individuality and artistry within the stories content. The characters and writing style provide readers with the opportunity to delve into deeper meanings rather than receive a riveting writing style that excites the readers imagination. Thus, “The Master Tailor and the Teacher’s Skirt, displays a grasp on intellectually stimulating writing rather than imaginative. The characters in, “Master Tailor and the Teacher’s Skirt” are well developed in all respects of the story.
Some might say that characters have to be fictional, but I disagree. Every person is their own character with their own, traits, personality, and identity. Although, in The Hobbit the characters just happen to be fictional. They are a big part in the book because they create excitement and suspense for the reader, they are often times the reason for conflict, and they give the story different perspectives due to the variety of characters. The characters create interest for the reader because often times they can be relatable or be something we aren't used to, which can bring interest.
When reading autobiographies written by people with disabilities, a source of tension can sometimes be found between the author and the mediatory forces which surround their writing process. When reading such texts about individuals with intellectual disabilities, however, this tension colors every inch of the text, from its organizational structure to the progression of its narrative. In the case of memoirs such as Rachel Simon’s Riding the Bus with my Sister and Jason Kingsley and Mitchell Levitz’s Count Us In, the various forms of narrative mediation present essentially warp the texts into providing narratives exclusively targeted at a non-disabled audience. To elaborate, their stories prioritize portraying an overcoming narrative of sorts, a specific style of storytelling
Throughout the books Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, and Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, both of the authors have been giving the readers a constant reminder about the topic of othering. Whether the topic of othering was clear or hidden in the words, both Conrad and Achebe stress the fact that humans tend to alienate when they are faced with something different. How the authors introduced this topic came in various different ways, including how certain people were characterized, how symbolism was used, and how the book’s structure was composed. Throughout the books, different people were eventually introduced, but they were usually looked upon differently by the people of whom the main characters are a part of. As in Things Fall