12 Extended Essay The Complexity of Innocence in S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders Word count: 3,661 S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders uses allusion to its advantage, specifically through the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay, written by Robert Frost. The novel highlights Ponyboy Curtis and the other greasers he associates himself with; among these are Dallas “Dally” Winston and Johnny Cade. The allusion to Robert Frost’s poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay, shows the complexity of the retention and loss of innocence in specific characters in The Outsiders by relating lines of the poem with three of the main boys highlighted in the novel: “Nature’s first green is gold, her hardest hue to hold,” is most directly portrayed in Ponyboy.
Being a writer of many different styles, Sherman Alexie started off as a poet before writing novels and short stories. His poetic manner continues in the story “Indian Education”. He has a wide array of dry statements mixed with metaphors and statements that are not meant to be taken literally. The trend for each years is that he starts off dry and literal and ends poetic and metaphorical. His description of his interactions with the “white girl” in seventh grade is a great example.
Both of the works focus on what the morning means on a deeper level. They make the recipient deliberate the meaning of nature and its beauty by using their imagination. Emily Dickinson’s Will there really be a “Morning”? is incredibly short, and that is what makes it brilliant. The author uses very few words, but the questions the poem asks really makes you ponder what morning and other times of the day really mean.
In Basho "Four Haiku" he utilizes numerous images as a part of his written work, with these images he utilizes, he sets up this sonnet as though it is an adventure through life. From youthful to middle age to going to the way that time is just about up. In the principal verse he begins the main line with the single word "Spring" (Basho ) this word is an image of youth. In the second line he says "A hill without a name" (Basho ). In this line he sets the picture of extremely youthful youth, maybe being an infant, not knowing the name of the slope.
One tends to ponder on what the author meant by calling Spring a “perhaps hand”. This meaning, however, becomes clear in lines ten to eleven which explains, by capitalising the word “Hand” and moving it to the next line, that Spring is simply a personified hand. At this point, the inevitable question arises as to who’s hand it is? Is it Spring’s hand? The title definitely conceals itself in the beginning, only revealing its true figurative meaning as one reads on.
“So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us (Gaston Bachelard).” This quote means that even in our most mature times we can still act like a child. I know for a fact that everyone still has part of our childhood with us. Even if we think that we are all grown up we still have a child’s spirit. It even says in the bible that we should have the faith of the child. THough during some situation we need to act mature so that we don’t act foolishly.
As the poem progresses, there are indents that indicate a new stanza and the focus shifts or topics. The blank verse enables Wordsworth to easily alter topics to describe his emotions, past memories, and the impact of nature. The poem is Wordsworth encounter of a location that he has not been to in awhile and the nature is a "tranquil" environment. The Wordsworth acknowledges how he has change from the last time he was there. As a child, he saw nature consist of waterfalls, mountains, trees, and sky.
She taught him that he was strong, supple, and willing. Most importantly, by bearing him a child, Siddhartha felt the true meaning of love with his son. By giving him a child Siddhartha then began to learn himself, the love he had always denied.
People like him give me hope for the future: a future where my children are free of fear. A future where the hue of their skin doesn’t determine how much respect they’re given, nor how many opportunities they can grasp. A future where they don’t have’ta worry about no Ewell either. (smile) If this future awaits, someone has to lead them there, and knowing that gives me the strength to smile, pull myself up at the bootstraps, and keep moving forward. One foot in front of the other; little by little, and piece by
There is the right and the strong bond or you may say that a strong and deep relationship of children with the innocence. For instance, if you will talk about children the innocence will come back to back with the though and the idea behind your mind. Children are the most innocent creature of this universe. Pullman’s preserving innocence and not to be preserved