Similes in the poem such as ‘till he was like to drop’ are used to create a more descriptive image in the reader’s mind. Metaphors when saying ‘He lifted up his hairy paw’ and in many other sections of the poem to exaggerate areas to give the reader a more interesting view. So the poet can express what he is trying to prove through and entertaining way. The imagery device enhances the poem to make it stand out more so it grabs the reader attention. The poem was a very entertaining and humorous.
In John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley, he used a tone that drew people in as a reader. Steinbeck is a humorous person portraying his sense of humor with, at most times, a sense of seriousness. Throughout the novel, Steinbeck used his humor to create a comical and entertaining tone. Steinbeck shows his comical side in many ways, especially when he is talking about his poodle, Charley. He somewhat makes Charley seem human when he says, "A wealth of combed and clipped mustache gave him the appearance and attitude of a French rake of the nineteenth century"(Steinbeck 124).
Anyways Alice writes in a diary about all her problems, for example she writes about her fears, worries about a lot of things especially about her crush Roger and her weight that she has gain, she also talks about she uncomfortable a lot, so she 's depressed. The story really starts when Alice 's dad a college professor accepts a job somewhere else so her whole family has to move to a different area. Moving to a new wasn 't such a bad idea for Alice and her family since they get a fresh start, which makes Alice happy. Once, Alice moved to a new town she acually found it difficult because she has to go to a new school and it was hard for her to meet new people. The first person Alice meet was obviously her new neighbor who is Beth.
Her use of imagery paints a picture for the readers which ultimately helps to make learning the writing process easier. For example, when she says “the critics would be sitting on my shoulders, commenting like cartoon characters”, this creates a humorous and memorable image of shoulder sized critics (Lamott 469). This step in the process is unusual from what other authors say, yet it’s interesting which engages the reader. Lamott also uses similes and metaphors throughout the essay to explain what it is like for most struggling writers. She states “we all often feel like we are pulling teeth” when it comes to constructing and composing a piece of work (Lamott 468).
From the start of the poem, there is a post-apocalyptic and war-like tone to the writing. Levine gives descriptions of “ burlap sacks, out of bearing butter”, “ acids of rage, the candor of tar”, and “creosote, gasoline, drive shafts, wooden dollies”(Levine, 1-4). These are all characteristics of a society that is unpleasant to live in. The poem suggests that this is a result of the hatred of humans and the easiest way to “feed they lion” and make “they lion grow”(Levine 5).
It begins with Ruby not being happy in the relationship, so she decides to stop spending the night at Calvin’s house for one day a week. It seems as though Calvin was not too happy with this idea, but went along with it anyway. The next night, Ruby tells Calvin she will not be returning to his house, because she is out with her friends at a bar. This pushes Calvin over-board and he runs up his stairs, pulls out the novel about Ruby, and types that Ruby is miserable without Calvin. Instantly, Ruby calls Calvin and asks to return back to his home.
In “How to Flirt”, Shapiro touches on the subject of relationships by writing about an individual he is interested in. In great detail, Shapiro shares his infatuation with a person who is not even aware of his existence. Additionally, Shapiro provides some advice when dealing with such feelings. These qualities, along with clever wordplay, allow for a poem that is entertaining to read.
It causes a change in the comprehension by the viewer. The audience is able to have a virtual look inside the plot of the story and truly grasp the full effect of the situation. They begin to pursue the story more and more as they read. An author that loves to utilize this technique is the American poet, Edgar Allen Poe; in his works. It is very apparent in his writings to create tension, suspense, or a dramatic change of atmosphere.
The author Edgar Allen Poe was born in 1809, he is a well-known and spoken author, known for the portrayal of gothic and morbid writing techniques. Understanding the world view and living conditions Edgar Allan Poe experiences while writing the Cask of Amontillado, helps with the readers appreciation and understanding of the writing. According to, Biography.com, Poe had a hard life of trials but found joy in his writings also making most of his stories about personal life situations and hardships. Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “A Cask of Amontillado,” portrays foreshadowing through irony, Montresor leading Fortunato to the catacombs, and the trowel that Montresor kept in his coat. The first literary technique that Poe utilizes in, “A Cask of Amontillado” to portray foreshadowing is irony.
Collins and Charlotte live, she sees Darcy and while she is alone he comes in the room and declares his love toward her asking for his hand in marriage. Lizzie is very shocked, yet so upset after all that she has heard about him that she declines the proposal. The novel takes a turn in the story when later Lizzy bumps into Darcy on one of her walks in Rosings and he hands her a letter. This letter states that all that Wickham has said about him are false accusations, and that Darcy did provide for Wickham. Lizzie realizes that she has made a mistake to trust and believe Wickham before knowing whether he was telling the truth and placing this harsh judgement on Darcy.
The only thing that made her happy was reading her favourite novels which she got from America and her photography. Even after a year of marriage, Isaac knew nothing about her and she was like a total stranger to him. When he finds out that she went out in the city staying out at night to capture the perfect picture of dawn in Jerusalem he is filled with fury and believing that it was his duty to guide her and to point out the dangers he starts exerting his authority on her and showing his power taking full control of her life and over what she did. When he discovers that Batsheva had a package of books by D.H Lawrence he rips all the books into half, throws it on the floor and tramples the pages with his heel. “This....... filth you do not bring into our home!”
Jeannette Walls’ Memoir, “The Glass Castle”, tells a story of a dysfunctional family who uses magic, fantasy, and life lessons to get through their hectic lives. Jeannette starts off her book with such a story about seeing her mother ramming through garbage in New York City. Jeannette feels a sense of shame about her Mom’s life and begins to reflect on her childhood and how her parents’ choices affected her. If you ask me I would say it was very dramatic, which grabs your attention knowing someone is telling about their own life intrigued me to keep reading.
“ I guess it made Barry Bagsley’s face seem like a minor skin reaction”. The sarcasm, puns, irony and humour in this novel not only helps the story progress and move along smoothly it also adds that relaxing and easy going feel to it to amuse the audience and keep their interest. “Don’t Call Me Ishmael” is a story that readers can relate to, whether it be the embarrassing moments, bullying and harassment or trying to figure out who they are. Author Michael Gerard was successful in achieving the reader’s attention and maintaining it throughout the novel with the serious topic of bullying and harassment along side all the humorous sarcasm, irony, puns, witty comments, embarrassing moments and the comical
On an average day at work, Julia, the young brown-haired girl, “falls” and slips Winston a note reading “I love you.” When this happens, “A curious motion stirred in Winston’s heart” (Page 60). Once Winston reads and rereads this note several times, he cannot seem to get it off his mind. The curiosity eats away at Winston slowly and urges him to go find her. As Winston continuously finds ways to meet Julia he feels “At the sight of the words I love you the desire to stay alive had welled up in him, and the taking of minor risks suddenly seemed stupid” (page 62).
Above the rungs on the little lifeboat I see four figures a zebra, an orangutan, a ravenous hyena and my owner 's son- Pi. I lie and stay still under the rung of the lifeboat as the sun beats intensely on the boat. Pi looks afraid as the hyena is growling viciously. Out of nowhere, the hyena sprints and mangles the zebra until it lies there dead, but this hyena was thirst for blood and it devours the orangutan as well covering the boat in the metallic blood. Knowing I could not survive of this boat alone, I have to protect Pi.