Scott Fitzgerald and The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway feature imagistic descriptions which play to the reader’s senses to engage them in the atmosphere of their literature. Both authors appeal to all five senses in their descriptions to best encourage their audience’s ability to embody their fictional worlds. The use of sensory descriptors created an atmosphere or mood which is then conveyed to the reader through the use of imagery and figurative language. The reader can then better engage with the literature and be further transported to the fictional world which the respective author has created for them. Both Hemingway and Fitzgerald excel at addressing the senses in their imagistic styles of writing, allowing them to better convey the mood of their literature and better connect with their
One of the many ways that the author, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., used to create the tone and mood was his usage of many literary elements. The first one is diction, the writer 's choice of words. In the text, the author uses diction to help ease our understanding of the story. The diction he uses helps bring a lot of the characters to life, and help the readers understand in even more depth, the events that are taking place
In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald exhausts numerous colors throughout the novel to demonstrate different aspects of the changing times. He associates colors like yellow, white, blue and gray with certain characters as well as specific topics in the novel. The color gray is associated with the character Jordan Baker as well as with the topics of moral and sexual ambiguity. Fitzgerald also demonstrates the use of color psychology in The Great Gatsby, thus causing the audience to acknowledge perceptions of those colors. The color gray’s most well known connotation is ambiguity.
Symbolism is used in many stories, novels, and essays. It is an extraordinary addition to make a story interesting. The use of symbols in stories make the most significant ideas strike out as well as make the reader have distinctive ideas of what actually is trying to be said. Symbolism makes the reader think critically about what the author wants us as the readers to transmit. In “Paul’s Case,” there are some examples of the use of symbolism.
The writer allows the reader to have a complete view of the story, based on the configuration. It can be used to divert the reader. It can also be indicated that the configuration is an important feature in short stories. Both authors used symbols to support reading. These symbols will help readers have a better understanding of the story.
Author’s commonly entice readers by using complex vocabulary and extremely detailed descriptions, also known as, diction. Readers will be more engaged if they can imagine the setting and characters. Making them put themselves in the same situation. In the short stories “The Scarlet Ibis” and “The Dangerous Game” and “Harrison Bergeron” the authors use diction to engage the readers. In the short story “The Scarlet Ibis” , author James Hurst uses a great deal of diction to intrigue the readers.
Secondary Characters (Character Development #3) Truman Capote depicts the extraordinary personalities of secondary characters in his novel In Cold Blood. I believe that he does this in order to give readers a more accurate and detailed understanding of the story. Personalities of all characters are very important because they give us a clear look into what that particular character is feeling and thinking. Main characters typically get the spotlight, but Capote makes sure to share the light with all of the characters. Not only do the personalities of the characters give us a look into their head, but we can also connect with those characters on a more personal level by getting a better feel for them.
A motif refers to recurring ideas, thoughts, or images that act as an idea that sometimes turn out to be the central idea of the whole story/book. In the book, Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut frequently uses color motifs to strengthen the true meaning of the novel. The Motifs is to bring back the reader or the audience to the unifying idea that the author presents. The recurrence of “blue and ivory” and “orange and black” in Vonnegut's book are a lot more than they are perceived as. Throughout the whole story, the personification of sacrifice is shown through color motifs such as Blue and Ivory.
Paulsen’s vivid description creates an idea for the reader, of what it must be like it listen to Uncle David’s Stories. One way he creates these vivid descriptions is by giving many details, a few metaphors, and he reiterates some words to show that they have a lot of meaning to Uncle David. to explain to explain what is happening in Uncle David's stories. For example when Paulsen writes “It was when I was young and a day
Though colour symbolism is used by writers in many pieces of literature, consciously or unconsciously, its emotional impacts, which are discussed in the previous chapter, are seen much in the novel The Great Gatsby. This chapter presents a detailed study of this novel. In this chapter, the researcher gives a detailed description about the background of the novel, the plot construction, the major themes of the novel, the motifs and other symbols used in the novel and finally an analysis of the major characters in the novel. BACKGROUND OF THE NOVEL The novel The Great Gatsby was published in 1925. It is considered to be one of the greatest works of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Authors use figurative language to engage their readers and make their story more convincing or interesting. Authors also use it to help add mood fluency and imagery to their books. For example, in Ender’s game the author uses figurative language a lot to help the reader understand and help picture what 's going on in the scenes. The author uses metaphors, and hyperboles to create vivid images. The author use these literary devices to enhance the novel.
My essential question is how is the language used to influence our thoughts? So I used black and grey because that symbolizes mysterious and miserable, cream because it symbolizes the people, red, and dark red because that symbolizes the violence and the blood. The three scenes are, Act 1 scene 3, Act 1 scene 5, and Act 4 scene 1. In Act 1 scene 3, it was untruthful and unconvincing. In Act 1 scene 5, it was more violence and evil.
Through creating conflicts, conveying the theme and a relative background, the writers of “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Sonny’s Blues” fully express their values and thoughts by the “bridge” between readers and them. As a plot is essential to story writing, the conflicts in stories “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Sonny’s Blues”
This is her beauty. Liesel Meminger has a lot of ugly qualities about her, yet she also has a bright and beautiful piece of her. From a readers point of view, she really is a 'diamond in the rough '. She inspires death to keep going. All the characters have an ugly side as well as a beautiful side, just like humans still do now in current society.
William Golding 's novel, Lord of the Flies integrates symbolism through the conch, the beast, and the boys painted faces. By using symbolism the author develops the plot of the novel while allowing the reader to interpret each perspective of the symbols. These allegories work together in a way that expresses the theme; rigorous situations unveil the inner beasts of all people. While difficult situations are still present in modern society, they may not result in the same outcome as previous instances but they are equally