However, Miss Brill has many complications; she suppresses the sadness of her life just beneath the surface, and just when it seems she is on the verge of self-acceptance the adolescents insult her beloved fur. Instead of touching the readers hearts in a sentimental way, Mansfield managed to tap into our fears. I was surprised with Richard Nordguist’s perspective on the short story because he seemed to take a different meaning from it than I did. Towards the end of this review he states that Miss Brill was amidst of self-discovery when she was let down and after thinking back on the story I can agree. Nordguist suggests that just like Miss Brill, we also fear of being “laughed off the stage” and I plan to integrate that idea into my paper.
He doesn 't care if he’s protecting someone of color or anyone else’s opinions because in the story he was protecting Tom Robinson an African American man. “ ‘The main one is, if I didn 't I couldn 't hold up my head in town, I couldn 't represent this county in the legislature, I couldn 't even tell you or Jem not to do something again. […] “ (9.16-21). Mayella Ewell said that Tom had raped her, even though Atticus knew he had little chance of winning the trial he still continued with it. Mayella’s dad was mad at some of the events that happened during the trial because Atticus had chosen to represent Tom and certain questions that he had asked Mayella.
Though he had a mother, he may feel as though in this time of despair he had no one to guide and comfort him therefore being ‘motherless’ and him resorting to ‘Singing his frightened self to sleep’. Therefore, it seems like his purpose is to take on the role of a mother to those who read his works and are going through the same struggles and to bring them ‘ease’. This is further proven by the epigram which brings a twist where the poetry he read was initially addressed to himself but later is intended for him to bring comfort and hope to his readers. This connects to his other poem ‘Storm’ where he reconciles with his emotions and realizes that they’re not wrong and in doing so, the poem is able to bring relief and comfort to others who would have read this poem in such a dangerous time for gay people. His experience is able to guide and soothe
In Owen’s poem the use of the latin title makes it look formal because Latin is a very old and respected language because it’s the source of many languages. While Jessie Pope’s title: Who’s for the game? Is informal because its main aspect is to encourage young readers to join the war. Dulce et decorum est has an ironic title, this is because the full title is Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori, it 's meaning in latin it is sweet and honourable to die for ones country. Being an anti war poem this is ironic because through out the whole poem Owen tries to influence the reader his feelings on war and how he or she shouldn’t take part in the war.
Enjambment helps the reader either empathize with the claws, or villainize them. This device shows the difference in view that the poets took in conveying their heroes and villains. Enjambment magnifies how oppositely the writers felt about Fate. In Beowulf, she is depicted as a mother, or a god, looking out for her favorites. “Human” despises her though, and says that she didn’t care for anyone but the humans.
He is able to emphasize the message of the poem through his own personal voice as the speaker. McKay uses shifts in tone as a device to demonstrate his love hate relationship with his country as well. At some points of the poem, he has a positive outlook, where in other portions he seems to be negative about the future. McKay also personifies America as a whole in order to make the offenses against him seem even more personal. All of these elements combined make the theme of hope that the poet emphasizes stronger.
“Dulce et Decorum Est” is similar to “ Who’s for the Game” because they both rhyme and they both talk about a aspect of the war. For example they both say that the war is not going good and the country and its soldiers are suffering. They are also similar because they both use similes and pathos to express how they feel about the war. The differences between the poems are they have different ways that they appeal to the reader. For example the author for” Dulce et Decorum Est” uses more of a depressing connotation and the author for “Who’s for the Game” uses more of a welcoming persuading view.
Stephen Crane uses irony in “War is Kind,” and “A Mystery of Heroism,” to prove that he is opposed to the war by talking about loss and displaying people’s lives at risk. In Crane’s poem, “War is Kind,” he says that war is a good thing, while describing the horrors of it. Normally the word, kind, is used to describe something that is nice, and has a pleasant connotation. In the poem he repeats the
Hughes uses strong descriptively forceful phrases like “fester like a sore” or “stink like rotten meat” when writing to gross out the reader but also to entice them to read more. Cullen who also uses descriptive language goes for a more calm approach using phrases like “silken cloth” or box of gold.” Cullen uses less visual description and more of a mental description. He pushes a happy feeling with a box of gold wrapped in a silken cloth and then makes the reader sad when he says that he has laid them away. Hughes and cullen both are descriptive but they don't describe in the same way. The poem by Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen are very different in the way they portray emotion, how they should be read and the way in which they are written but they are very similar in the main theme and that is
According to James Farmer Jr’s closing comments about unjust laws, it is necessary for citizens to protest against unfair laws because laws are intended to be for protection, instead of making people live in fear and laws should be for everyone. An example of why James Farmer Jr thinks laws are meant to protect people is, “My teammates and I saw a man strung up by his neck and set on fire… but the law did nothing.” This quote explains that laws in Texas do not protect people, but are making people afraid because the law does nothing to stop people from getting hurt by others. Another example on why it is necessary to protest against unfair laws is, “Were his children waiting up for him? … Negroes are denied housing, turned away from schools, hospitals.” The quote states that laws are meant to be not only for whites , but everyone should be included. Everyone is human and should be treated equally with laws because everyone wants the best for their family which includes going to the best schools and hospitals.
Walter never wanted to kill emilio and Krazy-8 but he did it out of self defense since they pulled guns out on jesse and walter and they had to do something about it. when jesse and walter lock Krazy-8 in the basement they flip a coin to see who kills him and walter does not want to kill the man but he knows if he doesn 't that krazy-8 will probably come back and kill walter and his family so it 's a life or death situation for him so he needed to make a decision but he almost let him go if Krazy-8 wouldn 't have had a knife he probably would have been free to go but since he wanted to try and kill walter he had to end Krazy-8’s life. his moral choices and decisions were a hardship for him so some of his choices were overall evil and he tries to make the right decisions but he does what really has to be done in order to keep him and his
McCarthy is blunt in his descriptions. He uses repeated struggles and similar scenes forcing the reader to share the tough experience of the characters. I agree with the author that The Road is the picture of a post-apocalyptic world. I also agree with the opinion that suffering might never end, like the novel indicates through imagery at the very end. The author manages to combine happy moments with sad ones even though the sad ones takes the larger share.
Atticus took a very selfless stand for equality by defending Tom Robinson. First example of Atticus taking a stand for equality is on page 202 when he didn’t leave Tom alone with the lynch mob. Atticus said to the mob, “you can turn around and go home again.” Quote shows Atticus taking a stand for equality because he was preventing the mob from taking Tom away to hang him. Atticus wanted Tom to have a fair trial. If Atticus let the mob take away Tom to hang him, Tom wouldn’t have a trial.
What made Ferguson a tragedy is different for both sides. Arguably, the death of the two cops in the race riots is what makes Ferguson such a tragedy. Each side wants to appeal to the nation through different means, using the tragedy as a call to action. Unlike the Chicago-Sun Times, which gives a poll of Americans who want to fix the racial inequality, the conservative papers appeal to one’s pathos in order to remediate what has been deemed as a tragedy. “The sad news is that even these cop shootings won’t do anything to get liberal activists and politicians to rethink their instinct to take any anti-cop side… regardless of the facts or consequences for the affected communities” (NY Post).
Mistrust and fear of authority causes citizens to possess a disinclination to call the police for help. Nikole Hannah-Jones, in the article "A Letter from Black America" says that police are choosing to defend themselves instead of the black community. Hannah-Jones ' statement "By calling the police, you are inviting this big system – that, frankly, doesn 't like you – into your life," is rational because of detrimental previous