It was self-explanatory at first when determining what was needed, but initially I had issues in finding the articles due to the limited nature of the topic. What were more available were books, and with I looked at the author’s background and what validity they posed to the research being conducted. One of the biggest things I was looking for, was relevancy. It had to be relevant and fit my criteria in terms of what I needed for my research. What seemed to be the easiest part was the outline to help my assignment.
My expectations for myself is that I push myself out of my comfort zone for writing. I will push myself to write things I normally wouldn’t write. I will try to do all the things we learn and put it in my writing. I will do all the things I can so I become better at writing. To learn what I want to in this class, I will have to do all of my work to my best abilities.
It is very important that writers are able to send a message to their reader with their book. Authors best do this by bringing about empathy. In order to send this message, authors often develop strong characters that go through various problems and struggles. The book, To Kill a Mockingbird, shows this very well with its characters Scout Finch and Tom Robinson. This book helps the readers learn from the character’s reactions to their problems.
The Book Thief was one of my favorite books that I have read so far, the author, Markus Zusak used imagery and used foreshadowing to prepare the reader for more important events.The author switches from the first person and third person point of view and how it gave you different perspectives.In the book, there's a sad tone and some humor in the book as well. The author uses flashbacks to inform the reader of previous events.The author used the first person because he wanted to switch from character to character and to make the story more interesting.He uses symbolism in the novel and he did that, it made the story more entertaining and unique. In the book the main character is Liesel, her brother died and she was sent to her new home with her foster parents in Germany.The story took place in World war ll and the Jewish were getting killed by the Nazi army.One day a Jewish man came and took shelter in her parent's basement.She needed to keep the Jewish man a secret or he would get killed.She found love for books and use them for comfort and she gets the name the book thief because she took books that she found from anywhere.The author uses diction to create tone.In the novel, there's a lot of imagery that set the mood for the novel and creates an
Experience, they say, is the best teacher, especially if you learn from the experience and transform yourself in the process. well, this is exactly what happened to Regina Cates, which make her the ideal adviser where life experiences are concerned. Through the many challenges, disappointments, and episodes of unhappiness that she went through, she was able to create a beautiful new book, Lead with your heart: creating a life of love, compassion, and purpose. She also co-founded a website, Romancing Your Soul, where you will find a wide range of tools for empowerment Who is Regina Cates? Regina Cates is a woman with many talents and abilities.
Tim LaRocca Persepolis KPA In the book “Persepolis”, the author Marjane Satrapi, uses excellent diction to help the reader obtain knowledge and gain understanding of her main purpose in a specific passage or chapter of the book. Despite her specific word choice, it is challenging for readers to truly understand her main purpose only through literary terms and devices used throughout the book. Therefore, to help increase the readers ability to understand the main purpose of a certain specific passage, Satrapi uses an extensive amount of precise graphic elements. For example, in the passage “Kim Wilde”, Satrapi is able to express her main purpose that when governments tend to restrict the people too much, and become oppressive, the people tend to resist their law and rebel against the law by using the graphic elements of shading and facial expressions to express her purposes in and easier and clearer visual way. Throughout Persepolis, we constantly see use of shading.
Symbolisms are commonly used by authors to emphasize a certain type of atmosphere in a novel and it also symbolizes characteristic features of characters and specific places (Your Dictionary). The use of symbolism is really important in the play A Streetcar Named Desire because every symbol the author uses has a deep meaning in the character’s feelings and also it has a deep secret that character wants to hide from others. Thus, this helps the readers to emotionally feel and also helps the readers to focus more into the play and without symbolism, is not going to be easy for readers to understand the book they are reading. The main symbolism in A Streetcar Named Desire is light bulb and the paper lantern. The light bulb in the play
Reflection How to Read Literature like a Professor was definitely a ‘thought provoking read’ like the table at Barnes & Noble said. Although at first, I have to admit that Foster’s writing had bored me a bit, until I realized fact that I had subconsciously been thinking about what certain items symbolize and how they were important to the story. Overall, I enjoyed the work; Foster’s book is truly “A lively and entertaining guide to reading between the lines.” I liked the references Foster constantly gave to novels and movies, that helped me with visualizing what kind of ideas he was talking about, since I personally learn better through visualizations. Finding out about the classic fairy tales becoming modern ones, surprised me a bit;
Nevertheless, I am proud of how the paper turned out. One of the assignments I am proud of is a mini essay about how to write an argumentative paper. The point of the assignment was to show that I know the steps to writing an argumentative paper. I feel like I clearly outlined all of the steps necessary. However, I could have improved the essay by not addressing the reader.
Although the speech speaks for itself, there were some confusing parts that I later understood. When I approached this assignment I knew that I was going to have to dig in deep and understand the speech to be able to start my assignment. I really enjoyed reading the Gettysburg address because, it's always great reading about events that happened in past history and how they've changed the world. I felt the work I did was difficult but I pushed myself so I would to be able to give an explanation on the what I was trying to
I love this series and I read and reread them whenever I have nothing else to do. Also, you would find my favorite book of all time, Matched by Ally Condie, which is a part of her Matched
What I learned that certain events may occur and it will change your thought over something. The steps I had to take was to write a outline overview of what my essay was going to be like and think about the argument and claims I had to pick to support it and find quotes in the book that support my claims. We had to do timed essay about are theme of the essay were going to on. The way we wrote the essay was in TIED format because it would be easier to introduce the claim and back it up with evidence and finally discuss what it means. The leadership skill I used was to complete project effectively because I had to concentrate what I was writing about.