Life is Fine by Langston Hughes, is a ballad that describes someones sad, inner feelings. You shouldn 't suppress your inner feelings, they can build up, and like a volcano erupt. Langston Hughes uses poetic devices like situational irony, and repetition. Situational Irony is when the situation turns out to be the opposite of what we expect. Situational Irony is shown when Langston wrote; " Though you may see me holler, and you may see me cry I 'll be dogged sweet baby if you gonna see me cry. "
In the opening of the story, the narrator is ashamed of Doodle, but in time, the narrator develops into a forgiving, loving person. This overall change was sparked by the death of Doodle. His love that was hidden throughout the story, is finally revealed after Doodle dies in the storm. These changes that the narrator undergoes, taught the reader the many consequences that pride can have on someone, and how it can be certainly evil, depending on the circumstances. To recap, C.S.
The author uses imagery and foreshadowing to reveal Doodle’s sensitive and servile nature. The use of imagery shows how Doodle is sensitive because it helps describe his responses in a more visual format for the reader. For example, when Doodle first views the beauty that is Old Woman Swamp, “he began to cry.” This shows that the extravagant scenery of Old Woman Swamp can make Doodle cry. This is because sensitive people usually cry at sights that are, “so pretty, pretty, pretty,” just like Doodle did, showing that he is sensitive. In addition to Old Woman Swamp, Doodle is also sensitive when he witnesses the
Truthful and emotional, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “Pity Me Not,” reveals a powerful view on the aspects of love while using multiple rhetorical devices such as anaphora, diction, and metaphors to promote her message. These rhetorical devices covey the scene and its true meaning. In the text, a prevalent phrase used that is considered an anaphora is “Pity Me (not).” This phrase shows the feeling of despair and how the hopeless speaker has just given up on everything. Love, but truly painful and eye-opening heartbreak, has really affected the speaker. In addition, the diction presented in this poem along with the metaphors add to this message.
The poem 's diction keeps emphasizing on death and the horrors of it which is intense. The era that this poem was written in influenced the tone because at that time no matter if the battle is won or lost the soldiers who sacrificed themselves should be honored no matter what, and should be acknowledged. In Mary Borden’s The Song of The Mud, the tone is sarcastic and ironic but still gruesome about war and going into the wars, the title of this poem is a great example of how ironic Mary is about war; in this title the reader would infer “song” is joyful and positive but then “mud” is negative and unpleasant. She believes that wars strip soldiers of their value and that no human being should experience the horrors of
She also relates it with neglecting people, that the “name” will turn to blood. The reason poetry is amazing is that so many people see it differently and in this poem you can see because of recent events, this could impact the LGBTQ+ community. And by that I mean people who neglect someone because of their sexuality or race or gender. Naomi also says how that name would just turn to blood hating more when they could have just been accepting and everything would be fine. The best quote in this poem is “If you tuck the name of a loved one under your tongue for too long, it becomes blood.” This is Naomi's best work in the book fuel and possibly ever.
By using characters from such different backgrounds, Hosseini enabled the reader to connect emotionally with one of both of these main characters. Death, violence, and the string of emotions can all be empathized with while reading this novel, especially towards the end in part three and part four, ““I 'm sorry," Laila says, marveling at how every Afghan story is marked by death and loss and unimaginable grief. And yet, she sees, people find a way to survive, to go on” (CITE). It seems as if the Afghans even knew that life was going to end badly, but had no control over it. We have all experienced some sort of hurt in our lifetime, whether it be physical or emotional, and it makes it that much easier to connect with Leila and Mariam.
Phrases such as ‘knives cutting the heart (刀割心); gut-wrenching sorrow (肝肠断); crying all through the night (透夜哭); two streams of tears (双流泪); and anguish in the heart (气入心)’ are repeatedly used and convey the felt anguish and grievance. Not only give stock phrases a certain cast for emotions, they also facilitated the learning of the Nüshu script itself. Rote memorisation made it easier to internalise the script. Boussard analyses three ballads in her writing and they may serve as a demonstration of the themes addressed in Nüshu autobiographical writing. The first ballad analysed is written by Gao Yin and thematise the relationship to her son.
Shakespeare utilizes the word heaven well to show both afterlife and and almighty power that go hand in hand in deciding a person’s fate once they have died. Overall the word heaven in the beginning is used to show the fearlessness of both Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, but in the end it shows how everyone knows what they have done and how they will be greatly judged in the afterlife for what they have done, yet in both parts it is used in the same
In each of the selection, love and death are always connected to Poe’s depression. The researchers chose to analyze depression because as the works of Edgar Allan Poe or even just his name is word, it always creates a stigma of him being sad, king of emotional, dramatic, and other degrading, but nonetheless true labels. The researchers wished to dig deeper, beyond these labels and to find meaning and truth behind his works. As the researchers sought the true meaning of Poe’s works, they’ve found out that his life was as terrible as his writing was good. In conclusion Poe’s depression became his synonymous inspiration for the 10 selected poems and his works in