While active observation can be used to generate knowledge in the AoK of the Arts, especially in literature, readers are able to actively form their own opinion of the text due to the open interpretation and versatility in literatures by using WoKs such as emotion and language. As an avid reader of strong feminist beliefs, I enjoy reading dystopian fictions, most notably The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and 1984 by George Orwell. By thoroughly analysing the underlying messages of the writers, I was able to draw parallels between the texts and understand how the manipulation and subsequent removal of language would result in disempowerment for women and men alike in society. The complex plots and the subsequent downfall of the protagonists evoked an emotional response within me that generated the knowledge of their mindset using the WoK of
He also uses his tone and diction to assist his writing. Gladwell’s purpose for writing Blink is to explain the secret potential of our subconscious mind and talk about its importance in relationships, decision making, and society. Gladwell’s audience for Blink is young adults and adults of modern society. This is the audience because of the overall topic of the book and the intelligence level of the book. The tone he uses in blink is factual however, he doesn’t have a monotone or boring way of explaining it, he’s compelling and energetic along with informative.
As well, Shirley uses themes in the hole story to not forget the main topic in different sections, and to understand how important the values and the manners are. My opinion of “The Lottery” is that sometimes the writer can express herself with the readers using different literary devices on the story, and this helps to understand the main purpose of the story. The story was very entertaining and it has a great conclusion because we never expected that kind of end. She also used a lot of different characters to demonstrate the different perspectives that each part of the
What are you trying to relay about basic human nature in this book? I’ve always been a sucker for the good vs. evil story – where good comes out on top, of course. Maybe that’s why I like writing Romances. The reader always gets a happy ending. Many of my books touch on the dark side of human nature, but I think that’s what keeps them realistic.
Book Review. ‘The Romantic Revolution’ by Tim Blanning is renowned for its insight into the romantic revolution and its effects on the world as we know it today. In this essay, this book will be reviewed by focusing on, if the aims he sets out were met, was the book reader friendly and was his argument sufficiently made and backed up. His book has a lot of information crammed into 180 pages and he bases a lot of work off the assumption people have previous knowledge of the people, works and ideas he discusses. Despite this being a famous piece of work, it is definitely not without flaws.
His books often times detailed the subject of fierce and complex social issues, so being able to balance that with humor gave Twain an edge in keeping his books enjoyable by many. Mark Twain truly believed that “giving readers opportunities to laugh was another way to let them get away from the more unsettling aspects of their everyday reality (Railton, 2010 p.
Like turning the pages of a book, our minds turn over new ideas that before may have seem incomprehensible, some ideas to remember, others to be revisited or obliviously ignored. Does reading really make us better people? To adequately answer this, one must pick up a book to fully understand the wisdom, peacefulness and companionship a good book boundlessly
It is a book wildly popular and read it by large audiences, but it cannot be taken for granted that such book is a shining example of good grammar. In fact, bad grammar is evident in many sentences, some are poorly structured and others have more commas than necessary. So why is that bad grammar is celebrated, rather than be criticized? It is not that today's readers make poor choices. Many readers acknowledge that the book they loved is riddled with mistakes, but they consciously overlook them because they love the plot and the characters of the book.
In the event of reading a book, reading fiction is not a waste of time because reading fiction makes better writers, strengthens the imagination, and it can be a fun thing to do. To begin with, the reason to why fiction is not a waste of time is because fiction can actually make better writers. While people will mention how fictional books is about things that are not real it can make better writers because of how fiction can make authors use language differently than non-fiction writers. It is important for any good writer to need exposure to a variety of writing techniques for not all readers are focused on one single genre. There are many authors that have improved in writing thanks to fiction and the result of that can also make the person a better storyteller.
The style of writing which an author uses is a key determinant in how the reader will receive and interpret the work. The literary element of style is present in Bao Ninh’s “The Sorrow of War”, particularly a sensuous style, in order to connect to the reader. The sensuous style is created through Bao Ninh’s use of imagery and immerses the reader into the incredibly detailed world he has created, making it easier for the author to relay his themes to the reader as he determines what exactly the reader feels in the novel. Writing style is a literary element present in all forms of literary works. Style is an author’s unique use of diction, structure and vocabulary in order to elicit a particular response from the reader.