In Dr. Seuss’s, The Butter Battle Book he uses seemingly harmless items to make connections to the cold war, a potentially deadly war. He does this by using symbolism and themes to bring attention to the matter. Seuss wrote the book to show how bad an arms race and specifically nuclear weapons are for the world. .He also uses more specific examples to add meaning to his story. Some of these include the “Big Boy Boomeroo” that symbolizes the atomic bombs, Grandpa and Van Itch representing the armies of the two countries in the cold war, and the fight of two different ideologies, the allies a more democratic ideology and the Soviets a communist regime.
shows and their digitized family. Montag screaming “Shut up, shut up, shut up!” on p.g. 75 shows how captivated society became from the walls. Denham’s dentifrice commercial plays a catchy, annoying jingle that easily sinks into the minds of society and distracts them. This example explains the power of the walls and how technology affects the future.
The Yooks who wear blue and butter their toast on the top side. So they began to have a war on who can make bigger and better weapons all because one side thinks the other side is wrong for how they butter their toast. This book is based during the cold war between America and Russia. The Zooks are always a step ahead of the Yooks and end up backing down and trying to make a better machine or weapon. Towards the end of the story, both sides make the town people go underground for the made a bomb like a weapon called “the bitsy big boy boomeroo” (Seuss, The Butter Battle Book).the story ends with them on top of a wall wondering who will end it
In the novel The Omnivore's Dilemma, author Micheal Pollan talks extensively about corn. He discusses the ecological, economical, and biological effects it has on humans and our environments. Most often, he brings up the shocking statistic that twenty-five percent of all supermarket items contain corn. Pollan steers away from taking a stance on this, but the strong voice in his writing shows the reader how he feels about corn's prevalence. He, rather obviously, thinks of it as a problem.
This is done in order to attract an audience that would normally be tentative about trying any type of prison food. Another feature within this cookbook that is meant to ensure the readers will enjoy the countless spreads is the addition of the quirky upbeat terms such as, “just like mom makes!” and “yummy!” that follow each instruction on how to make the recipe. Unlike the Prison Ramen cookbook, the layout and design is more personal and sentimental. This is due to the hand drawn cover and images inside the cookbook as well as the personal picture of each inmate that created it on the back cover. The inside design is set up just like an average cookbook with a table of contents followed by the different cooking and baking sections.
The use of parody and reversal in his works really leaves a unique mark in them. Seuss is also very good at using hyperbole very effectively. Dr. Seuss may be one of the best examples of exaggeration in literature. Seuss writes, “Then my grandfather said, “It’s high time that you knew of the terribly horrible thing that Zooks do. In every Zook house and in every Zook
Roald Dahl’s use of figurative language in the short story “Poison” effectively creates a vivid description of the events that transpire. There are many different types of figurative language used in “Poison,” but the most obvious ones are similes. “The question came so sharply it was like a small explosion in my ear” (Dahl 84). This quotation is a simile comparing someone’s voice to an explosion. At this time in the story, the narrator, Timber Woods, is calling Ganderbai to take care of the krait on his roommate Harry Pope’s stomach.
If you can control the side that you think is better, then you may be able to get them to work harder than the opposing side. "I'm chief," said Ralph, "because you chose me. And we were going to keep the fire going. Now you run after food--” this quote shows the amount of leadership ralph has as far as him controlling his pack goes.When your war opponent sees the amount of leadership that their rival has then they will start to try to build more leadership which ultimately causes both sides to overload on their leadership qualities and create a more controlling dictatorship style of power which will make them hate each other more and create more
However the government wanted everyone to be equal to one another to lessen discrimination. In order to counteract these advantages the government decided the best way to make everyone equal was to put distractions on everyone who wasn’t completely ordinary. Thus leading us to Harrison Bergeron, a very strong young man just wanted to be free but physically being weighed
I want you to overcome 'em with yeses, undermine 'em with grins, agree 'em to death and destruction, let 'em swoller you till they vomit or bust wide open" (Ellison 180). Here the grandfather is saying that the white men are the lion tamer, telling them what to do, and they should do what they are told even if it means putting themselves in a dangerous situation. For them it is easier than disobeying and not knowing the consequences. He tells him to put up a performance until they can no longer take it. The boys are not the only ones who are treated like clowns or animals.
But, no, we’re talking real butter and syrup, cook in an iron waffles here. So, what’s so great about waffles you wonder now? Well, it starts with intense volleyball games and a brother with cancer. It’s about late night AP Chem study groups and a once broken jaw. It has to do with terrorist attacks and local kidnappings.
Dr. Seuss was a childhood hero. From Green Eggs And Ham to cat in the hat, every child has enjoyed his books. Dr. Suess, while his stories are silly, they also teach valuable life lessons and also can be based on real life situations. For instance, The Butter Battle Book is based on War. the reason being is because the long wall in the Book is based on the Berlin Wall, as the Yooks and Zooks are to the United States and Russia.“The ending of the book is a cliff hanger and it forces to think about ourselves”, as it says on ("Shmoop.com").
He declares, “We must be willing to be revolted when science—or for that matter any human activity—crosses the line of human decency, and we must fight to retain the sensitivity that is otherwise so easily eroded.”(139) The “human decency” here means that with the development of science, the ways people use science to gain profit for them are more mature than before. However, people use science without any judge. People ignore the respect of other creatures because people think it is reasonable to kill other animals and eat them. However, there still have several people stand out and claim for those poor creatures. Wallace writes in a sympathetic way when he connects the feeling of human and other creatures, “The reason it seems extreme to me appears to be that I believe animals are less morally important than human being.”(509) Since people think humans are the wisest creature in this world, the most important thing for humans lives in this world is to enjoy everything.
The mac and cheese lover continues, “It made me think about all the life hack articles and videos floating around, scolding us on how we are living life wrong and correcting our ways. However, some life hacks that people post online, in youtube videos or buzz feed article, bombard us on how we are doing simple tasks wrong. They offer us a more correct way of achieving simple tasks, tasks where there are really no right or wrong way of accomplishing. But from the informers perspective, our way of tying our sneakers or eating a tic tac is considering wrong.” As she’s talking, I’m nodding along with the realization that she 's correct. Every article regarding making life easier insinuates that what I’m doing to live now, is incorrect.
Golding uses the new symbol of The Beast to revel Jacks rising power. He uses the other characters fear of the beast to convince them to listen to him, saying “fear cant hurt you anymore then a dream”(Pg. ). However, The Beast soon gets to Jack, which allows for Golding’s other symbol The Lord of the Flies to be reveled. This represents Jacks savage actions against the other characters and also his rise of corruption in the text.