The "Pedestrian" is a futuristic story about a man who is not involved with the world. Bradbury uses setting, figurative language, and symbolism to affect the overall succession of the story. First, Bradbury uses figurative language to portray the negative view of technology on people. He uses similes to show how people are affected. For example, "But now these highways, too, were like streams in a dry season all stone and bed and moon radiance.
Dialogue blows up the lonliness of the narrator and George, while symbolism displays how it let it comes to the “blow up”point. Steinbeck and Gilman explore the theme of isolation, in both texts, by using the literary technique of setting. The setting is associated with the room in The Yellow Wallpaper and the bunkhouse in Of Mice and Men. The narrator in The Yellow Wallpaper is isolated from a healthy outcome of postpartum syndrome due to the ineffective rest cure conducted in the room, whereas Lennie, in Of Mice and Men, is isolated from fulfilling his dream of
Holden Caulfield lives his life as an outsider to his society, because of this any we (as a reader) find normal is a phony to him. Basically, every breathing thing in The Catcher in the Rye is a phony expect a select few, like Jane Gallagher. What is a phony to Holden and why is he obsessed with them? A phony is anyone who Holden feels is that living their authentic life, like D.B. (his older brother). Or simply anyone who fits into society norms, for example, Sally Hayes.
This is evident through Tan’s use of creative symbolism and diction. Tan conveys a powerful allegory about youth through creative symbolism. Tan uses the the water buffalo to depict a wise old man who endures isolation. He lives in a vacant lot with grass that no one ever mows and he also lacks communication skills and does not speak, which symbolizes how he chooses to be alone since he would presumably require immense concentration and quietness to maintain his wisdom.
The manner in which John keeps her confined to her room for “rest” is chilling and can be seen as controlling as we will explore further. The other features of the room, however, the barred windows for instance and the wallpaper and the feeling they engender cannot be fully understood through any other lens. The Gothic horror story carries conventions in its setting, theme, point of view, and characterisation. Gilman follows the conventions of the Gothic horror story to create feelings of gloom, mystery, and suspense that are essential for a compelling storyline.
One important quality that Equality 7-2521 shows is curiosity throughout the novel. He shows curiosity by questioning his transgression leading to the actions he portrays. Rand states, “We are one in all and all in one. There are no men but only the great WE, One, indivisible
Gatsby Analytical Essay Author F. Scott Fitzgerald has deftly woven dozens of themes and motifs throughout his relatively short novel The Great Gatsby. One theme that resonates in particular is that of isolation. This theme pervades the entire book, and without it, nothing in Gatsby’s world would be the same. Every character must realize that he or she isn’t capable of truly connecting with any other character in the book, or else the carelessness and selfishness that leads to so many of the book’s vital events would not exist. Fitzgerald develops the feeling of isolation and aloneness by his use of the motif of careless self-absorption, a behavior we see many characters exhibiting.
The moon symbolizes Cyrano’s creativity and uniqueness and in the 1640s, the moon was considered unattainable. When Cyrano says he “fell from the moon”, he is referring to his creativeness. The moon is also symbolic of the obstacles Cyrano must face although he knows Roxane is his “unattainable object”. However, Cyrano’s is a prideful man and he has confidence that Roxane will at least admire not necessarily his appearance, but his soul and eloquence instead.
Throughout the novella Anthem the society disregards citizens having thoughts of their own. Prometheus, who has always been a free thinker, has always felt out of place in this society. As the novel progresses Prometheus comes to appreciate his trait of independent thinking. At the ending of the novella Prometheus comes to understand that what society sees as unethical is actually a valuable trait to have. Prometheus writes that he finally recognizes ‘why the best in me has been my sins and my transgressions; and why I had never felt guilt in my sins” in the concluding chapter of Anthem (Rand, 98).
" First, the state of solitude for a man assumes a full immersion in himself and is holistic, inclusive. This is a special form of self-perception, the approval of his "self", saying at the same time about a rift in the inner world of the individual. Second, solitude is a complete lack of social ties or break a person who feels the need for informal contacts included in any group. Third, solitude creates a whole range of negative emotions in humans.
yet he’s really describing one’s self. He lives in denial, “Look I’m not trying to get involved.” On a small note, two characters use the term, “wizard.” The term “chop, chop” comes
The beautiful yet deadly Yukon winter is a dangerous place for a lonely traveler. Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” depicts such a beautiful yet dangerous place. In this story, a man must travel a long distance across the frozen tundra and risk freezing to death in the elements. However, this man is not familiar enough with his environment to understand the danger he faces. Throughout this short story, the author uses specific word choices, or diction, to create a somber, fatalistic, and irate mood.
In Once More to the Lake E.B. White uses figurative and stylish languages in his essay as describing a trip to a lake with his son. E. B. White expressed his major themes in his essay. Mortality gives a strong subject, because it approach to everyone in the same whether situations are good or bad, it comes to an end. White uses language devices such as imagery, personification, and metaphor to illustrate his mortality.