This quote from the passage shows that Lutie feels that the elements of her surroundings have a negative effect on the population. Instead of contributing to society, the elements metaphorically, "take" from society in the form of harsh, irritant weather. The author is giving the wind human like qualities by saying it snatched the hats and other things off of the people that were in the streets.Imagery also plays a part within the novel. The passage says, "Fingering its way along the curb the wind set the bits of paper to dancing high in the air, so that a barrage of paper swirled into the faces of the people on the street"(Paragraph 2). This quote shows the impact that surroundings have on the objected and people in the city and you can imagine in your head what that looks like or maybe even feel like.
To reinforce the gravity of the situation, she elects her diction meticulously, noting how the wind "drove most of the people off the street . . . [with] its violent assault." Ordinarly, this relates closely to personification, but it primarily serves to establish the predominant nature of the wind as it endeavors to bollix the town deface the street.
The setting of a story can make one feel as though they are flying on a cloud or as if one is in the rain on a dreary day, the setting plays a huge role in a story for it gives you the surroundings and the time and place of when the story takes place and what is going on in a story. The settings for the Cask of Amontillado is a dreary one. So what makes this story a dark and eerie tale? This paper will the settings of the cask of Amontillado and how it has a dreary setting. While the Cask of Amontillado has a more sinister and creepy setting as we can see on page 117 “the vaults are insufferably damp” (Mays, Cask of Amontillado) sets up for a dark and dreary setting.
It states, “Outside the rain poured down and the wind howled in great shuddering gusts against the windowpanes” (Christie 167). Words such as howled and shuddering give off a sense of gloominess and concern to the audience. This section impacts how the readers think and feel because it causes them to be suspicious of what might happen next. Readers can tell that something bad has happened or is about to happen. Agatha Christie is contributing to the mood by creating a scene similar to a storm scene in a movie- the audience is wary about what is going on.
"And then the wind grabbed their hats, pried their scarves from around their necks, stuck its fingers inside their coat collars, blew their coats away from their bodies," (31-34). Petry gives the wind which is non-living a characteristic of grabbing people hats which is a living characteristic. By how much detail and comparesion between the two showed that Johnson thought that the wind was crazy. That the wind was so strong that it was taking peoples hats
It generally makes walking in the city an unpleasant experience. The city’s wind isn’t a warm, benevolent breeze, it is a freezing torrent of hate and bitterness, ruining everyone who dares to venture into the street’s day.This extensive personification highlights
In the entire poem Swift makes fun of urbanization, because it made the place so corrupted that even the elements of nature are polluted. “Swift 's urban landscapes tend to resemble his rural ones in their similar images of discord, ruin, and alienation”
The most brilliant controversial works of art are often banned and kept hidden from the lives of young children, adolescences and sometimes adults. Mark Twain’s notorious ‘Huckleberry Finn’ uses literature as an incredible tool in addressing certain aspects of the society. This provokes a troubling yet satisfying tension between the reader and the narrator. Mark Twain represents the societal crisis, racism, in a factious novel by illustrating the issue of racism in a way that portrays reality as infinitely more horrifying. Before beginning to discuss the artistic and political importance of “Huckleberry Finn” I feel that one must look at the book itself and the time in which it was written.
Have you ever been through an impoverished area of a city? In the passage this is exactly what Fitzgerald is doing. He gives the reader the setting of the valley of ashes that can be seen in major cities today. He further describes many of the side effects that come with this decay. Therefore, In this passage in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald uses various literary elements to demonstrate the side effects that come with decay of an area.
It is said, “Some people create their own storms, then get upset when it rains”. This statement implies that some people create their own problems and then are confused when it all comes back to cause them distress. It proves accurate in the notion that when others are selfish, their very own actions can, in some instances, cause increasingly worse situations than what they were complaining of. This belief is one of the most predominant themes in the three texts that are being referred to in this essay. In “The Necklace,” “The Scarlet Ibis,” and “The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind,” the consequence of the characters’ selfishness lead to their eventual demise.
The storm causes chaos in the environment as well as in the people. The paralleled behavior of the storm and the people reveals that humans are mechanistic. So when storm is causing horrific environment events, the people are breaking as well in mechanistic responses to the
The frost on the walls could also illustrate how long the relationship has been depleting and becoming loveless. The text manifests Sinclair Ross’s use of weather to reflect Ann’s thoughts and emotions. The loneliness, emptiness, and coldness of the setting are the cause of Ann 's situation as well as a reflection of her own inner sense of loneliness and isolation. The storm that is moving in as John leaves reflects her own impending emotional storm. Throughout the day, as the storm becomes increasingly violent, so does her own emotions become increasingly distraught.