In the story, “2BR02B” by Kurt Vonnegut, uses person vs society conflict to make the reader question the tradition of population control. Authors demonstrate purpose in their writing with tone/mood, person vs person conflict, and person vs society conflict. To begin with, authors use tone
Subsequently, the reader can make different predictions on what will occur throughout Don’t Get Caught, and the ability to predict and analyze uniquely is one of the principal ideals of Postmodernist literature. Ultimately, the central purpose of an author’s novel is to engross the reader, by writing in a genre and movement that is appropriate the book. Appropriately, Kurt Dinan engages the reader with both a Mystery genre and Postmodernist elements in his novel, Don’t Get Caught. Postmodernists believe that traditional authority is false and corrupt, and the central theme of Don’t Get Caught is that the powerful students play pranks and humiliate the less influential students. There exists a social elite club known as the Chaos Club that plays pranks on the school and faculty, and nobody can figure out the leader of the club is or who the members’ are.
In the novel, East of Eden by John Steinbeck, rhetorical devices are used to illustrate the characters throughout the book to be either be good or evil by the usage of diction, connotation and denotation as well as other rhetorical devices. By using rhetorical devices it allows the audience to gain a better deeper comprehension of the book. The rhetorical devices allow Steinbeck to describe the characteristics of each character to define them as either good or evil which allows the reader to analyze the parallels between one another. In addition, rhetorical devices for example metaphor, tone, diction, simile, imagery, analogy, allegory, and paradox contribute to the author’s style which creates an image for readers to comprehend. Steinbeck uses word choice, tone, anaphora to highlight the juxtaposition between Cathy Ames and Abra Bacon to illustrate how evil and goodness change the perspective about their inherent point.
Words can create unbelievable images in people's mind , it does not have to be a full sentence to blow up reader’s imagination. In Chapter 2 of the Noble “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” Diction takes place as an important form of expressing the author’s feelings. Mr. Robert Louis Stevenson (The author) apply the use of Diction with negative words; words like detestable, madness, disagreeably were implemented in this Chapter. Diction is also used to involve the reader by the use of a vocabulary that contain a specific mood, in this case the mood could be taken in different ways. Anxiety, angst or horror, depending on the reader’s mind are some feelings or thinkings that are involved in the story.
Language is a powerful tool that has vast abilities. It can portray strong emotions from simple words and make statements without directly doing so. Language not only affects the work but the way readers consider certain words. Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is a prime example of making readers think about the text. Carroll plays around with the connotation and denotations of words, forcing the readers to figure out what each word truly means and implies.
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 this essay, the novels Othello and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde will be compared and contrasted to determine the connection between the two on the basis of the essence of evil in the context of mankind. These two novels both portray evil as a subdued yet easily activated—under the right circumstances—and self-conscious nature of humans. They show this through the connection between Iago and Othello in comparison with the connection of Jekyll and Hyde, the transition of the main characters’ mentality, and the “evil” character committing suicide at the end of the novels. These three examples define each of the two novels discussed in this essay’s perspective on the concept of evil and the way it infests every human as well as its effects on human behavior and mindset. Firstly, evil is shown in the characters that the reader sees in the novels through the “friendship” (less like friendship in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) of some of the most prominent characters.
In the story Treasure Of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers, and the story Two Kinds by Amy Tan, the authors both use figurative Language to give detail about what the people and settings look like. Descriptive language is very important to show the character's perspective of things and how things look through the story. In conclusion, In the stories Treasure Of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers and Two Kinds by Amy Tan, both authors used descriptive language to express how things were and what the characters thought, therefore making their story more fun and more enjoyable to
In the article “Dr. Jekyll and the Emergence of Mr. Hyde” the author, Masao Miyoshi discusses how this story is portrayed by readers as a crude science fiction or a moral allegory. Miyoshi then begins to explain the structure that Stevenson used when writing. He does this by going through each main character that is presented throughout Stevenson’s stories and describes how they felt thought out the story during specific scenes. This article evaluates these characters by comparing them to each other.
The book; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has since its release in 1886, been the building blocks of many horror and crime stories. There can be drawn many parallels between the book and modern crime stories, and that is the purpose of this essay. There will be a focus on the duali-ty, seen in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and there will be drawn lines between Sigmund Freud’s theories on the human psyche and the literature Freud’s most known theories involve what he describes as, the id, the ego and the super-ego . His theory is that a person’s psyche is split up between these three parts, in most people there is a healthy balance between the three parts, but in people such as murderers there is imbal-ance between the parts, with might cause them to not reflect morally on their actions, thus maybe making them feel okay with murdering someone. Serial killers are described to have a more dominant than normal id, and a much smaller to non-existent super-ego, therefore mak-ing them feel that killing is just a tool for getting to their goal, and since their super-ego isn’t telling them no, they see no problem with using murder as a tool, they might even see it as a necessity.