“So the merciful, noisy machine stands in our house working away in its lung-like voice” (824) is from Mary Oliver’s “Oxygen”. This quote is a metaphor, ultimately describing the oxygen tank in the home. The narrator’s loved one who is ill depends on the machine to breathe. The narrator seems to have a love/hate relationship with this machine; loving it as it keeps her loved one alive, and hating it for the reason that it has to be there at all. Oliver also describes the illness tastefully, but gets the point across; “Now the fire rises and offers a dozen, singing, deep-red
Even when they wanted to be with each other and couldn’t they still loved each other. Pedro even accepted Rosaura’s hand in marriage just to stay close to Tita. “At that moment the firey bodies of Pedro and Tita began to throw off glowing sparks.” “Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can't strike them all by ourselves; we need oxygen and a candle to help. In this case, the oxygen for example, would come from the breath of the person you love; the candle would be any kind of food, music, caress, word, or sound that engenders the explosion that lights one of the matches. For a moment we are dazzled by an intense emotion.
The realities about Alcott’s character are that she must face what she used to think about war and that it was exhilarating in an adventurous and entertaining way, but she soon discovers war is all about survival once she begins nursing. She must also face her patient’s needs and orders to keep them alive for as soon as possible, but to also take care of them cautiously. In one of her journal entries, she provides her daily schedule of orders and duties. “Up at six, dress by gas light, run through my ward & fling up the windows though the men
Individual Ava as a person grows through out the novel. Being HIV positive she becomes stronger and more opening to people. Ava becomes especially strong when the people judge her about having HIV. Ava becomes at peace with the fact that she has the virus oppose to when she wasn’t at peace and finding comfort in alcohol. During this time Ava also falls in love with a man who loves her despite her situation.
The quote “by morning flames had all dimmed” (16,19) is symbolic to the theme that life continues after an obstacle is faced and overcame. The burning flame of fear waned, and a sense of relief was exposed by the narrator through the dimming of the lit flame. The wick of the candles is a symbol of the narrator himself. “The wicks trembling in their fonts of oil” (12) is symbolic to the fear the narrator and his family displayed in their homes as they watched the action peering through the window with their shades drawn. The word “trembling” is a direct declaration of how the narrator and his family felt in their homes as they watched with fear.
Through this line, Zusak makes readers feel sympathy and even though the scene is not to be taken literally, readers can still imagine as if it’s actually happening within their imagination. Liesel's heart beating under all that white allows readers to see the compassion that comes from her innocent self, suffering from the death of her brother. Colors are also an important part of imagery that Zusak uses to make readers able to piece together the event. “The last time I saw her was red. The sky was like soup, boiling and stirring, In some places, it was burned.
Granny Weatherall cannot wait until Cornelia gets old and her children start talking down to her. Symbolism expresses many things in a story. One example is that the color blue is found throughout the story itself. It symbolizes tidiness which Granny appreciates a lot. The color is shown everywhere in the story like in a reference of her husband, when she dies and, in this quote “Their eyes followed the match and watched the flame rise and settle in a blue curve, then they moved away from her (Porter, Page 624).
The resolution of the film also includes a very significant symbol which is fire, which exemplifies the purging and cleansing. The theme of love is also powerful as it shows the fractured bond between mother (Molly) and daughter (Tilly) during the orientation and how their relationship ends with exhibiting the unconditional love for each other. The author imbedded camera angles and shots to present the journey and growth of the main protagonists, as well as clothing and music. Symbolism is one device which is utilised to present the personal journey and growth of the main protagonists. One of the recurring symbols which represents the main protagonist, Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage, is the sewing machine.
Romeo Juliet and some others die because of love. Romeo and Juliet Love each other so much they would die to be able to see each other. The story Romeo and Juliet show love is stronger than hate as they risk their lives just to see each other and eventually die together. Hate may have killed them, but hate is not enough to disrupt their love, they are still together, even when they are dead. Can love be too strong in this case?
Furthermore, by using end rhyme, Bradstreet symbolically shows restraint. In the same way that a poet controls oneself by specifically using end rhyme, the poet is controlling her emotions when dealing with a sad experience and accepts her mortality. Similarly, in “Verses Upon the Burning of our House,” proof of Bradstreet’s faith is indisputable. After being initially distraught at her house burning down and losing all of her belongings, Bradstreet recounts how she reorients herself and blesses “His name that gave and took,