This poem passes on the account of the acknowledgment of a lost youth. This is done using imagery, diction, and metaphors. From the beginning of the poem the word choice gives a feeling of purity with the vibe of blame. The narrator attracts the reader by painting a picture of having crisp, sticky juices recolored on his hand as though
The oxygen fuels the fire burning and also keeps her man alive; however, he is ill and “in his usual position, leaning on his shoulder.” The author describes the beautiful sound of air; she places value on her partner's life, considers him to be precious. She also mentions
The song I chose is called “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash and the topic of this song is love. The theme of the song argues about love and how it can make our lives for the better or for the worst. The song starts out with “Love is a burnin' thing”, throughout the progression of the song, Johnny Cash talks about how love can burn. The song talks about how the artist, Johnny Cash fell into the “Ring of Fire” which represents love and how it can burn to be in a failing relationship. The song then goes on and says how the “flames got higher” which represents how love can turn for the worst and how it can only get worse.
Pride is a prevalent theme in Inkheart, from showing a cruel sense of morals, to enjoying what you do. Each character is affected by pride in the novel, and deepening the depth of their character. For example, throughout the book, Dustfinger’s cowardice is easy to spot. However, his pride is still prevalent in the book as one of its major themes. When he plays with his fire, he reverts into a childlike state, playing with his toys, as described in the book “He made the fire climb high in the air, as if to set the stars alight.
In literature, colors are often used to create a deeper meaning of a book. In The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the analysis of color can influence the meaning of the story and help create a deeper understanding of the characters. One color mentioned is the color yellow. One example of the color yellow is its portrayal through two girls wearing yellow dresses at one of Jay Gatsby’s parties. The girls and their yellow dresses are used to predict happiness, yet are also used to predict caution.
“But most of all they squinted at the sun until tears ran down their faces” (4). Everyone was squinting because the scorching sun was so dazzling, to the point when tears were streaking down their faces. This happened because they were looking straight at the sun so much. “It was the color of flaming bronze” (3). This meant that is was very eye catching and it was a nice color.
In the narrative poem “ Orange ” Gary Soto he uses personalities and it helps the reader understand. Gary Soto uses “ Tiered like bleachers,” a smile. It helped me understand figurative language about the narrative. Also, the poem says “The first time I walked with a girl, I was twelve, Cold, and weighted down with two oranges in my Jacket, “ which describes the narrator’s Characterization, the reason he had two oranges in his pocket. Gary Soto uses indirect Characterization to use his narratives.
Atwood does a fantastic job at using these literary devices to allow the reader to not only be able to comprehend the poem, but to make them feel as if they are in the poem itself. Some examples of literary devices that Atwood uses to have this effect on readers are imagery, anaphora, diction, tone, figurative language and irony, and these barely scratch the surface of how many literary devices are used in the poem. All of these literary devices are what makes Atwood’s poem as good as it seems. Imagery is one of the major literary devices used throughout this poem because of its drastic effect it can have on the reader. If used correctly, imagery can really help the reader imagine the situation taking place in the story and see it in through their own eyes as if they were one of the characters in the poem.
Gary Soto features a new perspective on how emotions affect the way people deal with situations and how other people perceive it. Firstly, Soto symbolizes objects, giving them meaning and depth to the poem. Additionally, he compares two ideas to help the reader understand the concept he is trying to portray. Lastly, Soto transfers his thoughts through imagery, creating an almost real life experience of the poem for the reader. Gary Soto scatters symbolism throughout his poem “Oranges”.
The speaker is explaining how he has become a new man after consuming the poetry. Continuing to snarl and bark at the librarian, he conveys his joy. In this poem the speaker’s joy for poetry is so passionate in a way anyone with a great passion can connect to it. Whatever the reader is most passionate about is how the speaker feels towards poetry. I can only imagine consuming my favorite thing in the world and how I would act going about it.