Flashback is a popular literary device used by writers. It is defined as an interruption in the present of a vivid moment set in the past, and it can be triggered by anything or anyone a song, an event, a person, a place, and even an object. Authors use it for many reasons. They use it to add background information concerning present events. When they do this, they give the reader more information about a character's past, including secrets, problems, and significant events that may have affected the character's life.
Why are are tone and mood important in a novel or story such as Night about the holocaust? The tone and mood help build up the characters, themes, and emotions and sometimes the setting. It adds an effect and enhances the text. The tone provides a steady building block for the reader. As you can say, it enhances the text with thoughts and emotion of the character.
Poetic devices are important in literature because they help to convey a message, add spontaneity to a poem, and give the reader a strong visual. Some poems are lengthy, and some poems can be very short, however when analyzed, they all express a deeper message. For example, when examining the poem, "The Changeling," by Judith Ortiz Cofer, the reader can easily spot the important message which the author is trying to reveal to the reader through the use of poetic devices. When closely reading this poem, the language and the terminology applied by Cofer enhances the readers ability to make connections between the theme of this poem and how it can be applied to real world scenarios. The poetic devices incorporated into the poem, "The Changeling," reflect on how young children interpret gender roles in their own way.
He is able to keep the reader into his stories. He uses many different literary devices to his advantage. Without imagery his readers wouldn’t be able to get the insight that they need or want in order to see the history that Whitman describes. These poems of course wouldn’t be possible without the allusion aspect of them. The history is what is important here.
William Golding uses powerful language to influence the actions, emotions, and ideas of his readers. Golding has used many literary devices throughout the novel of Lord of the Flies to further strengthen his writing to a deeper level. In particular, Golding incorporates a wide set of devices such as symbolism and involves many themes in his writing, which further accelerates the meaning behind his writing. For example Golding uses the sow to symbolize the boy’s loss of innocence in the novel. Golding has used powerful language that has given the novel a whole new meaning to it by incorporating many different themes, literary devices, and progression of the characters.
The adventurous journeys Beowulf took during this epic poem are well told with many literary devices strategically placed throughout the book. These devices are not easily distinguished in old literature, although it is clear that alliteration, kenning, and foreshadowing are key components to the stories. Without each of these techniques the poem would lose rhythm and meaning. Although there are many more techniques to point out, alliteration, kenning and foreshadowing give this poem a lot of charm and character one may not expect. Keep in mind that this time period, during 507 B.C., the Danish and Swedish full-heartedly believed in fate.
Memory, symbol, and pattern are all key parts to make a successful novel, especially if the piece of literature is complex. Memory helps a reader relate to a character or moment, which gives a story emotion and gives it an impact. An impactful story is a story that a reader will think about, which can help a reader understand or want to read more. Symbols adds depth and imagery to a story. They add depth by providing people or objects that mean something, which builds onto making the literature memorable.
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.
Summer Reading and Writing Assignment In “The Masque of Red Death”, a story written by Edgar Allan Poe, there are a lot of literary features used in order to write the story effectively and to create deeper meaning which gives the opportunity for the readers to analyze the text hence making the story a literary text. Even though there are features such as irony used in the story, the main literary features used by the author are symbolism, imagery and descriptive writing. First of all, there are huge amounts of symbolism used in the story where the major one would be the Red Death. Not only does the red death symbolize death itself but it also symbolizes how unavoidable it is. This is shown through the actions prince Prospero took to avoid getting the plague/death by sealing himself and some other nobles in his palace yet the red death still killed him at the end of the story showing how everything is useless when faced with death.