Historical fiction novels allow the reader to explore outdated philosophies by presenting the information from a different perspective with pressure on having an authentic mindset from the time. Historical fiction authors such as Whitehead use the idea of “entertainment” value, better described as emotional appeal (pathos) to their advantage, manipulating the reader into learning details from a historical time period that they wouldn’t otherwise obtain from a textbook. The genre breaks down extensive topics such as slavery into individual accounts that are representative of the overall ideas in history, without overwhelming the reader with seemingly endless content. While at first glance historical fiction seems to be a rather trivial concept, with further examination it proves to be much more complex, using literary devices to leave the reader with an unforgettable view of
Although in the various texts studied, these ideas may not be stated explicitly, one can consider the implications. In the novel The Great Gatsby by Scott F. Fitzgerald, the protagonist is Jay Gatsby. However, the sentiments of the quotation are not only pertinent to him, but also the narrator of the story, Nick Carraway. To begin with, Nick Carraway is able to describe himself how he wishes, as the novel is given from his perspective. How he sees the other characters in the novel also influences the reader’s opinions of them, as the reader receives only information about them from Nick.
SEMANTIC CHANGE IN URDU: A CASE STUDY OF ‘MASHKOOR’: In this paper researcher Saira Zahid et al (2012) ‘has tried to focus on the semantic change in Urdu Lexis with special reference to the word ‘‘mashkoor’’ (thanked). According to him the user of a language have the authority to determine the correct forms in a language. He concludes with the basic knowledge of how the meaning of a word can change based on a different context. 4.2. SYSTEMATICITIES IN SEMANTIC CHANGE OF ARABIC WORDS IN URDU: A paper was published in a journal ‘Language in India’ (2013) by ‘Farah Khan’ entitled ‘Systematicities in semantic change of Arabic words in Urdu’.
Sita is a strong character who stands her ground, even if it is to fight the Lankans or what other comes, which might seem questionable to Vishwamitra. The book retells the story of Ramayana as practical as possible, but there was lack of that mystic element. The first chapter of the book is promotional chapter so as the last which is quite drudge for the readers. However, after chapter five, the book holds a grip. The testimonial is written on the front cover of the book for the author- "Amish is India's first literary popstar", this category would find Amish's language and writing style falling extremely short of expectations.
Abstract As van Dijk said in 1998, Critical Discourse Analysis basically concerns itself with the study, dissection and thorough analysis of words in texts. Those words may either be written or spoken. The main idea behind this is to out the blatant truth about power, dominance, inequality and bias. Furthermore, it helps to investigate these sources and determine the ways in which the texts are misinterpreted on social, political and historical levels. This paper studies the influential tactics of the President of United Sates’ (Obama) community discourse other than the hidden thought of the same, preserved in his inaugural discourse.
This article expresses Purpose, emotion, and other points of views besides himself. The authors purpose of this article is to resurrect the idea that liberal arts are not dead. The idea is expressed as liberal arts are not dead because there are other people who do not want to acknowledge it as an art that has any purpose to people. The ones who oppose seem to be closed minded and not except the idea that liberal arts are everywhere. The author wants people to support his idea because he knows the impact that liberal arts make in the world and how common the arts are used and are implemented in our daily lives and speech, without realizing it.
The article’s main focus is not to convince people that the American ignorance is a problem, but to inform them that there is a problem, therefore it is an educational article, rather than argumentative. This is supported the last few lines of the article, where the writer admits to not knowing whether the Americans can get rid of their ignorance or not. Despite this he encourages the readers to “start searching for a cure” (page 4, line 80). Mr.
Means the historian’s task is less mimetic and the novelist can create additions to the record. Milan Kundera illustrates the differences between the historian and novelist in the Art of the Novel: A historian tells you about events that have taken place. … A novel examines not reality but existence. And existence is not what has occurred, existence is a realm of human possibilities, … Novelists draw up the map of existence by discovering this or that human possibilities. If a writer considers a historical situation a fresh and revealing possibility of human world, he will want to describe it as it is.
The first is the consistent enunciation of a view which is the master-tone that Emerson uses from essay to essay while the second is the internal linkage of the views in the essay. Some scholars have argued that Emerson 's views on friendship are strange and radical while others feel that his logic is sound and valid. This argument can only be found by finding the deeper meaning in Emerson 's criticisms and praise of friendships. Many find that there is a critical connection between friendship and other earthly phenomena which Emerson shows through the use of
tried to maintain a balance between the characters of Bhima and Duryodhana as well as Dushasana. She takes the story to the bitter end culminating not in the victory but its aftermath thereby leaving the reader with a sense of the futility of war, deprived of access to such power. Marvels and Mysteries of the Mahabharata (2013) by Abhijit Basu, with its lucid and engaging narrative, seeks to unravel some of the enigmas; the characters of Vyasa, Krishna, Yudhishthira, Arjuna and Draupadi; aspects of Mahabharata’s historicity; its inter-relationship with the Ramayana and other epics; and its relevance brought home through a series of trans-cultural comparisons. Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata (2013) by Emily T. Hudson explore the relationship between ethics, aesthetics, and religion in classical Indian literature and literary theory by focusing on one of the most celebrated and enigmatic texts to emerge from the Sanskrit epic