In the novel, East of Eden by John Steinbeck, rhetorical devices are used to illustrate the characters throughout the book to be either be good or evil by the usage of diction, connotation and denotation as well as other rhetorical devices. By using rhetorical devices it allows the audience to gain a better deeper comprehension of the book. The rhetorical devices allow Steinbeck to describe the characteristics of each character to define them as either good or evil which allows the reader to analyze the parallels between one another. In addition, rhetorical devices for example metaphor, tone, diction, simile, imagery, analogy, allegory, and paradox contribute to the author’s style which creates an image for readers to comprehend. Steinbeck uses word choice, tone, anaphora to highlight the juxtaposition between Cathy Ames and Abra Bacon to illustrate how evil and goodness change the perspective about their inherent point.
Unbroken The author wrote this story to inform the reader of the life of Louis Zamperini, while also telling the story in an entertaining way. Hillenbrand demonstrated the main idea throughout the book by using rhetorical devices such as diction, syntax, imagery, and tone. Hillenbrand’s use of these rhetorical devices contribute to the book Unbroken by emphasizing the main character, Louis “Louie” Zamperini’s, life before, during, and after becoming a prisoner of war. In the novel, the author changes the tone throughout the book to add emotion to the story. In the beginning, she uses a depressing tone while also including statistics and the death rates throughout World War II.
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 characters are very relatable in most scenes like Charlie (novel), plays the game where he must steal 5 or more apricot seeds from Mad Jack’s yard to avoid getting bullied for the year.
Gatsby Extended Response, Logan Veley, Period 1 Throughout the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald uses a unique system of color descriptions to mold his story. His use of these colors had an astounding impact throughout his writing. Fitzgerald transformed something as simple as colors into a crucial element to his story. With these descriptive colors, Fitzgerald created a portal through which the reader is able to have insight to the characters’ development. The colors create a situation that allows the reader to interpret the true meaning of the scene.
Finding similarities and differences in stories provides an opportunity to analyze and develop personal opinions. The two stories analyzed are “The Street of the Cañon” by Josephina Niggli and “Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes in which the author’s backgrounds influence what moves them to write and the settings of the stories reflect their differences in background. “The Street of the Cañon” takes place in mid 20th century Mexico, while “The Highwayman” takes place in late 18th century England, two extremely different periods. Both stories though use their author’s passions to create tales of forbidden love, not unlike Romeo and Juliet. The short stories “The Street of the Cañon” and “The Highwayman” convey many different qualities of character,
The novel is written from the point of view of a unnamed Custom House surveyor, or chief executive of the Custom House, who somehow seems to know more about the characters then they know about themselves. He is telling this story approximately two hundred years after it happened. The Custom House surveyor also seems to have much in common with Hawthorne but the novel should not be taken as a direct mouthpiece of the author's opinions. The narrator seems to be all knowing, yet he is also subjective because he voices his own opinions. Throughout the novel, the Custom House Surveyor is clearly sympathetic to two of the main characters, Hester, the protagonist, and Dimmesdale.
In The Great Gatsby, he attempted to bring these narrations together to create a style that is both romantic and cultural. Like many stories before his, Fitzgerald uses romanticism to combine two worlds, in this case Gatsby fantasized version of himself and reality. The naturalistic portion can be seen when Gatsby has a power struggle with Tom, and Nick concludes that even when we think we are looking forward, we are often looking backwards. Gatsby models himself on his mentors, which relates to Fitzgerald’s historic narration. Fitzgerald also leaves things vague, including Daisy’s appearance.
Secondary Characters (Character Development #3) Truman Capote depicts the extraordinary personalities of secondary characters in his novel In Cold Blood. I believe that he does this in order to give readers a more accurate and detailed understanding of the story. Personalities of all characters are very important because they give us a clear look into what that particular character is feeling and thinking. Main characters typically get the spotlight, but Capote makes sure to share the light with all of the characters. Not only do the personalities of the characters give us a look into their head, but we can also connect with those characters on a more personal level by getting a better feel for them.
Throughout the passage given, the author uses imagery and figurative language such as metaphors. The figurative language in the passage creates the theme surrounding evil and justice as well as a symbol that is used throughout the rest of the novel; through this the readers learn more about Agatha Christie’s writing style and ideas. The passage begins with Hercule Poirot detailing the man’s voice being, “slightly husky in tone” and having a “queer, soft, dangerous quality.” This activates the audience’s auditory senses and makes the novel easier to read and imagine. This imagery and using such words as “husky” and “dangerous” make the tone of the passage as well as the novel cautionary and curious; the readers want to know more about this man
In the given passage from the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the author compares and contrasts two sets of characters, Tom and Daisy with Gatsby, to surface the differences that had been drawn between them due to their attitudes and moral values. Through the usage of dialogues, focus on the moral values of each set and Nick Carraway’s description of the characters the author conveys this idea to the readers. One reason behind the significance of this passage is the fact that through the usage of dialogues and Nick Carraway’s descriptions the author adds a dimension to the ‘careless’ characters in the novel, Tom and Daisy. Throughout the novel Tom has proven to be a selfish and hypocritical man who would do anything to save
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Peter Sisario’s analysis of Fahrenheit 451 can be located on Gale literary databases. The analysis discusses the reasons for controversy the book had generated in North America. The source deconstructs the book specifically focusing on the allusions it contained; some of them from the Bible. The main reason for Fahrenheit 451 being banned is because of some of the allusions being used. Peter Sisario is a recognized critic for novels, being noted for his analysis of Fahrenheit 451 and 1984; ensuring that his view and analysis is academic and reliable.
Especially in novels and literary works, symbols play an imperative role to express the author’s thoughts through the use of imagery. It assists in emphasizing an extensive concept that the reader may have missed otherwise. With that, the compelling novel “Memoirs
Authors use figurative language to engage their readers and make their story more convincing or interesting. Authors also use it to help add mood fluency and imagery to their books. For example, in Ender’s game the author uses figurative language a lot to help the reader understand and help picture what 's going on in the scenes. The author uses metaphors, and hyperboles to create vivid images. The author use these literary devices to enhance the novel.