Literary Analysis for “Two Kinds” and “Rice and Rose Bowl Blues” (Revised Final Draft) In popular culture, we can always find different themes that the author or creator wants to convey in their work for the audience, a common one is following your heart. It is very important to be able to identify and analyze what message the author wants us to learn. In literature, themes are essential, because they give meaning to the story and enrich the content. The theme can be found through multiple literary devices, but in the case of ‘Two Kinds’ by Amy Tan and ‘Rice and Rose Bowl Blues’ by Diane Mei Lin Mark, two stories about girls breaking parental stereotypes, we see it through characterization.
Literature has a great deal to offer when it comes to discovering more about the unexplored nature of the world. Whether this is in a historical context or the context of our present lives, literature functions to spread the knowledge and ideas of others. Our generation, including the students that surround me, often take for granted many of the ideas that guide our lifestyles. This could include the importance put on education, or the idea that a democracy is the most appropriate form of government for our society. However, at some point, these ideas needed to be questioned and debated before they became part of present culture.
Myth, legend, and folklore are the backbone of literature from children 's stories to adult literature. To understand them, we must study them and keep them alive as they offer many life lessons about morality and ethics, and they offer explanations for situations we can 't explain. Without myth, legend, and folklore, we would be an uncultured
Children literature is about the literature what the adults write, but as well as what the children and adult read. Adults are exercising power and children are either influence or oppose treatment. Children’s books are not blameless or simple. If children’s literature fails to present young people ways of thinking about themselves and their own world. They can make a difference and help them create a conversation of their own as political subjects.
According to the article “Why Literature Matters” by Tim Gillespie “literature draws us in, submerges us into a story, and summons our imaginative power to identify with characters.” When reading literature, our minds are opened and we start to see into the story and imagine that what we are reading is happening in real life or to oneself. This realization of the story makes the reader a better person, because other ways of life are able to be imagined. The imagination that is uncovered when reading is unexplainable, and everyone’s imagination from reading literature is different. Also, in the article “Disturbing (or Not?)
Diversity and a counselling relationship Culture and diversity is all around us, its part of everyday life. The person we become as we grow up is impacted on by our own cultural backgrounds and beliefs according to the Counselling directory (2013) “ In counselling as in everyday life, culture is the main difference between people, as in religion, race, age, class, sexual orientation, disability and gender. The cultural divisions within society and our cultural heritage impact upon the family and society as a whole i.e. where we come from, origin, religion, how we live, where we live and how we speak.
Explain the importance to children’s holistic development of Speech, language and communication This development is important for children’s holistic development as this will help the children to socialise and help them express what they like and need, this will get them to have more sense about the world. If the child can communicate this will help them with their confident and self-esteem levels as they can talk about how they feel.it is important for children to use their own language skills and not to listen to other all the time and this could put their development back. Adults should praise children a lot so they have the encouragement try new things but it is important you adults to give them feedback so that they can learn from right and wrong.
This week’s discussion of contemporary realistic fiction, elaborates on the need for such a literary element be utilized in children’s books. Contemporary realist fiction is evident in the following children book; Wonder, Let’s Get a Pup, How Smudge Came and The Last Stop on Market Street. Kiefer and Tyson defined realistic fiction as an imaginative writing that accurately reflects life that was lived in the past or could be lived as of today. Introduction of this kind of genre to children literature is very important to prepare and ensure that children have a grasp of an understanding of the world around them. Real life situations and scenarios are presented to children with type of literary genre.
What is Children`s literature ? , children literature the body of written works such as plays, pomes, books in order to entertain the young people . the value of children`s literature is to give them the access to all varieties of literature is extremely important for their success . the construction of gender in children`s literature teaches for explicit and implicit messages on gender in an attempt to engage the older people around the young people in an informed selection of these materials . essential is the assumption that children should be presented with a big space in order to show the role models . if we start to talk about the boyhood in the “TREASURE ISLAND” for Robert Louis Stevenson ( a Scottish novelist , poet , essayist
This is because the child can learn more when learning through doing and they can develop their language as they are learning through rhymes and finger play. Also, it is important that practitioners can encourage children imagination to flow freely in play. This could be set up different areas in the classroom like role play or construction. These areas will help the child to use their imagination and socialise with other children. It is important that practitioners provide a wide range of materials and activities which will meet the child’s individual’s
This was to help students understand that written language is meaningful, gain an understanding of text structures, and see what fluid reading looks and sounds like (Bainbridge & Heydon, 2017). The purpose of the read-aloud was also to help students work on the three receptive dimensions of language and literacy(Listening, Reading, Viewing). Along with the read-aloud, students were to bring in an artifact to share with the class. The purpose of this was to help them relate their lives to the story. When students see a connection between themselves and a character, they seem to enjoy reading more than when they do not see a connection.
Children must be given the opportunity to observe, gather data, experiment, compare, and formulate hypotheses when reading informational books (Norton 499). Organization is also very important when writing informational books. The ideas in the book must be broken down carefully to make them easy for children to read and understand. The style must, also be accurate and not too difficult for children of a certain age to understand what was written in the books (Norton
Developing children’s language and literacy through modelling reading books aloud, or one on one discussion’s not only encourages conversations and collaborative thinking but also helps children gain a deeper understanding by being able to listen and absorb the language being used around them. Allowing children to be actively engaged with a book such as retelling a story though dramatisation or inviting children to play with objects related to concepts or characters in the book (Wasik & Bond, 2001) increases a child’s comprehension and language development. Early childhood settings base their pedagogy and practice around a play based program, I believe that children learn through hands on experiences as they experiment with the trial and error of their actions. John Dewey’s (1897) philosophy of progressive education redirected today’s early childhood education as it emphasizes the need to learn by doing, as he believed that human beings learn through a ‘hands on’ approach. Children must be able to interact and explore with their environment in order for them to adapt and learn, by creating a child-centred approach in an early childhood setting this allows for the child’s needs and interests to be catered for.
In the novel Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury shows examples of several philosophies. Bradbury writes examples of Utilitarianism, Conformism, and Leaderless Resistance. These ideas are conveyed thoroughly in the novel and have prominent examples. By understanding these philosophies, the audience can comprehend the book on a deeper level. Utilitarianism-