“F Scott Fitzgerald was truly a sheer genius whose works speak out the brilliance that he exuded as a writer, novelist and short-story teller.” This quote from TheFamousPeople.com is just one of the many quotes complimenting Fitzgerald and his numerous works. A handful of his most famous pieces of writing include The Great Gatsby, This Side Of Paradise, and Tender Is The Night. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a renowned American short-story writer and novelist most known for his portrayal of the Jazz Age of America around the 1920s. Though he and his wife suffered hardships in the spotlight - as many well known writers, actors, and singers do - his works did and continue to influence many young adults everywhere. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born
Mark Twain 's stories show his style through "regional dialect." Regional dialect is shown very often in his novels, such as "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Prince in the Pauper". Regional dialect is very important to Mark Twain 's style because it presents a preferred visual to the reader or thought of where the characters live and the time and place that they live in. In Chapter 2 of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ", Tom Sawyer and his best friend, Ben, have a casual conversation.
Earnest Hemingway – a prominent and outstanding American writer has managed to create throughout his life numerous works of large importance showing an unbelievable talent and master skills of the writers. The large part of his works is devoted to the depiction of the after war society and showing which influence has the war had on people who were involved into it. This might also be said to be true regarding the short story by Hemingway called "Big Two Hearted River". The main character of the story, Nick is an emotionally wounded and disillusioned by World War I. He would like to heal his soul and he heads to the Great Lakes in order to find peace in the nature and to restore the balance in his soul.
Manuela Sławińska In 19th century, America was facing the problem of congestion. When Crevecoeur wrote in his letters, that it is such great land, and there would be enough space for every tired man, who did not succeded in his home-land, he probably did not realise how his works, and works of other writers, who claimed the same, would influence the people. When during the times of Crevecoeur (18th century) there was actually enough space to welcome the immigrants, we cannot say this about the 19th century. We can learn about horrifying conditions of peoples' lifes in USA from the work of journalist-Jacob Riis titled „How the other half lives”. Jacob Riis was a Danish-American social reformer, journalist and photographer born in 1849.
Apparently his most renowned of speeches, The American Scholar, was so persuasive and progressive. In this essay I will exhibit analysis of this speech in term of diverse rhetorical aspects. Artistic gadgets like metaphor, simile, and repetition are utilized as a part of literature to pass on an exceptional intending
Thus, literature helps us remember the events and the people that have made the difference tangible. The Great Gatsby is Nick Carraway’s memorial to Jay Gatsby. The character dedicates this book to the extravagant millionaire not only because Gatsby used to be his friend, but because he wants to make sure the memory of that “extraordinary gift for hope” (Fitzgerald 2), which he is not likely to “ever find again” (Fitzgerald 2), never dies out despite the transience of existence. Similarly, through poems such as Leda and the Swan, literature reminds the mighty Western civilization of its true origin, which is often a subject of misinterpretation and unjustified exaggeration. By reading, we build our confidence of who we are and what we represent, but we also remember to keep our sight focused on the
The settlers and the native people of America have contributed a good collection of books which constitute the body of American Literature. Any book written will register the life style of people, their food habits, culture, beliefs, system of education followed, the nature of children and their history. The books written by the writers from the United States of America have registered the expectations, hopes, future predictions along with warnings their fear for degeneration of moralities and the impacts of Industrial revolutions. American Literature was acutely carved by the history of the United Nations of America. In the beginning after a great revolution for more than a century and half America became the United States.
The readers are attracted due to the technique of Bellow. Bellow’s interest is clearly interpreted as he talks about the relationship between mankind and their failure. The portrait of the psychology of a common human being during the II World War is highlighted in the novel.At the conclusion of the novel, the protagonist sees his strength and handles to establish himself.According to Bellow, his views prove that, life is full of struggle and it is settled in the imperfect humanity which is unavoidable. The fifth chapter examines Bellow’s most loved book, Henderson the rain king . The protagonist Eugene Henderson, a 55 yr old American millionaire comes to a conclusion that money and all that money can buy is not plenty.Alienation was experienced by Henderson as he was parted from his wives, children and friends.
Narrative style Gullivers travels is written in first person and Gulliver narrates his travels and Characters ,it is written as if it were a travel journal which was common at the time this novel was written as England colonised the world and people explored more into the unknown.in the beginning of the novel the readers is lead to believe Gulliver is a reliable narrator as he is well educated and the manner in which he describes everything is reassuring but as he travels he becomes gullible and seems to loose all touch with rational thinking and questioning. Charters Lemuel Gulliver Gulliver is the protagonist in this novel as he narrates the whole story in the first
He was an immigrant to the U.S. by choice, searching for the “promises of a better life” (Huang 32). Unlike Mr. Santos, Mr. Bulosan came to America in 1930, a decade after Mr. Santos’ arrival in the US with a contrasting perspective in life. He was a poet, fiction writer, short story teller, and an activist. In his novel, America is in the Heart, the experiences of the immigrants and working class from the point of view of an Asian-American were presented. Mr. Bulosan told of his and other Filipinos experiences of how they endured of the “struggles, prejudice and injustice (Smith, “America is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan”)” while first in the Northwestern Fisheries and later on in California.