In the passage “Once More to the Lake,” by E.B. White, White relives his most memorable childhood memories with his son, at the lake he used to visit with his father. In the beginning, White gives his reasons for going to the lake to spend time with his son. Everything at the lake remained the same from the last time White left it, which soon after brings back memories of the time he spent with his father. Throughout the rest of the passage White shows his close observation of why his memories have been triggered and what triggered them. During Whites revisit at the lake White realizes how much his son reminds him of his younger self, and how he now impersonates his father 's
Andy Poon Ms. Gothelf AP Language and Composition 23 November 2016 In paragraph 5 of E.B. White’s “Once More to the Lake”, White is going fishing with his son at the lake. As they are fishing, he notices that the lake’s setting is practically identical to when White was fishing as a child. White is forgetting that he is now the adult and no longer the child.
In the story E.B. Whites “Once more to the lake”, a story based on a father and a son who go on a camping trip, where White becomes captivated with and stuck in his own childhood. It shows that time passes and people grow of age. When white takes his son to the lake he realizes that even though the lake has barely changed, that time has changed. He has a sense of his son replacing him as he is replacing his dad. It was important to White to take his own son back to the same place because he finally comes to the realization that time doesn’t stop for anyone and that you have to move forward and one day grow old.
Wallace Stegner composes this short story with chains of metaphors and imagery. His words paints an breathtaking image in our minds. Stegner utilizes these imageries to explain to us why this moment impacted him so much. As a prairie child his life has been filled with flatland and drylands. The narrators life correlates with where he has been raised, like a flatland his life has been plain and boring.
Rhetorical Analysis for “Once More to the Lake” Life is fleeting and time moves quickly. In the blink of an eye, childhood becomes only a memory and the difficulties of the world become a factor of everyday life. E.B. White reflects on his earlier years in his personal essay “Once More to the Lake,” a detailed account of his childhood memories with his father at the lake. He carries on the father-son tradition by bringing his own son out to the lake, experiencing flashbacks to his youth. White lost his sense of self, as he began identifying himself as his son, feeling as though he was back at the lake with his father.
Marigolds Essay I read a short passage from a book called Marigolds, this book focuses on a girl named Lizabeth who’s living in poverty with her family during the great depression. Throughout the book, the author uses diction, flashbacks, juxtaposition, and imagery to convey the narrator’s - Lizabeth’s - voice. Diction is used frequently in the passage. The narrator uses diction to create voice.
In his passage from “Last Child in the Woods,” Richard Louv uses various rhetorical strategies in order to make his audience more supportive of his argument. The passage discusses the connection, or really the separation, between people and nature. On this subject, Louv argues the necessity for people to redevelop their connection with nature. His use of tone, anecdotes, rhetorical questions, and factual examples all help develop the pathos and logos of his piece.
In a passage from Seraph on the Swanee, Hurston illustrates impoverished town in west Florida and how the people that live there conduct simple lives by depending and feeding off the swamp. By giving the passage historical context, Hurston clearly shows how rare the town of Sawley is in today’s fast pace lifestyle. Through describing the town Sawley and its people, Hurston displays an appreciation for the simple lifestyle the people of Sawley lead. Hurston highlights the beauty of Sawley and how the lifestyle of the people there may be different, but the town stands as little slice heaven for those who call it home. Through an allegory of the bliss that Adam and Eve experienced in the Garden of Eden.
As Ruther has written about the creation stories, you have to wonder if all the stories about non-human and human nature have made an impact on this earth and, how people view other religions beliefs. It is stated that it is “suggested that human females are relatively or absolutely better at mutuality than human males. They further suggested that there was an original social order in which women and female modes of relationality dominated, and all was benign between the genders and in the human-nature relationship” (Ruether 143). This paper will examine and describe how various creation narratives influence gender parity.
Drip by Drop Your memory is a place that is sacred, it is where your imagination runs wild. Your favorite place may be the same feel as your favorite book. Your memory defines your sense of direction. Literature and place are both written and seen very descriptively, but you never see what isn 't there. The wind, for example, shows how your imagination can place you in a special atmosphere.