Nick in my opinion is a perfect choice for a narrator because he is in the story, but yet still has an outside perspective of what is happening. Also, his observant personality allows him to tell the reader more about a character than usual. Nick’s ability to judge someone and his moral also helped when deciphering Jay Gatsby 's accomplishments or lies that he told about his past. Also, his social class falls between Gatsby and the Buchanan’s, this makes him more sympathetic to both. Nick’s role in my opinion,
Virgin Birth and Opportunism in the Garden, and Parthenogenesis are all pieces that describe their concept using different techniques that are all effective in getting to their point. However, Flow by Clayton Strothers is the most successful since it uses strategies and correctly clarify the point without losing the reader’s attention. In the essay, Flow, Strothers uses many writing strategies. He uses comparing and contrasting, narration, uses questions, explains
The eye belongs to a living human, yet with the narrator 's uneasiness, he finds a way to not only get rid of the eye, but the old man as well. Throughout the entire story, the author was able to incorporate description, symbolism, and inner thought, to build suspense. To start off, Edgar Allan Poe used an abundant amount of inner thought, which was able to build suspense when reading. Inner thought is often used to reveal what the characters are thinking during certain parts of the story. In “The Tell Tale Heart”, what the author does is incorporate a first person point of view.
The novel is written from the point of view of a unnamed Custom House surveyor, or chief executive of the Custom House, who somehow seems to know more about the characters then they know about themselves. He is telling this story approximately two hundred years after it happened. The Custom House surveyor also seems to have much in common with Hawthorne but the novel should not be taken as a direct mouthpiece of the author's opinions. The narrator seems to be all knowing, yet he is also subjective because he voices his own opinions. Throughout the novel, the Custom House Surveyor is clearly sympathetic to two of the main characters, Hester, the protagonist, and Dimmesdale.
What makes this book a classic, is that it uses many techniques to give more information to the reader, to make the story more compelling. S. E. Hinton uses multiple writing techniques such as symbolism, emotion in dialogue, and flashbacks. Symbolism is one of the key techniques used in the story. They are little pieces that do not look important, but you can tell exactly what is going to happen if you look closely. For example, the blue Mustang symbolizes something.
The consistent appeal to the audience and their relationship to the MLF affirms their belief that he is a reliable source- and Wallace makes sure the audience understands he knows his own biases and misunderstanding in both the main portion of the essay as well as the footnotes. Footnote 6 is particularly important for judging the ethos of the writing. The audience sees the clear bias in the observations but rather than ignore his own preferences, Wallace explicitly states why he holds these views and that the audience should be aware of this, strengthening the trust between author and audience. He also uses the footnotes to build his own understanding and awareness of the topic. The footnotes serve as a both a break from the essay,
as listed in (O 'Brien). Throughout the plot of the story O 'Brien seem to focus on the things that were not important versus the things that 's were, and at the end, he was faced with a big consequence. The text has artistic value based on the plot because it is giving us as readers, the sequences of events, the reasons for things that are happing throughout the story. The text 's artistic value of the plot attracts the reader into the character 's existence and help the reader to better understand the choices the characters choose to make. For
Leanne Howe works to challenge and confirm stereotypes of indigenous Choctaw peoples through her novel Shell Shakers. Although Howe presents some stereotypes that she selects to be acceptable of Choctaw culture to her readers, she makes it obvious that she is attempting to counter and change many stereotypes of indigenous Choctaw peoples through providing detailed accounts of Choctaw lives and proceedings. Stereotypes of indigenous peoples continue through the generalization of all groups, and the judgement passed upon those groups to fit western ideals (Berkhofer 25). Due to the “persistence and perpetuation” of stereotypes then the task of books aimed at countering stereotypes “becomes one of delineating that continuity in spite of seeming
Tim O’Brien never lies. While we realise at the end of the book that Kiowa, Mitchell Sanders and Rat Kiley are all fictional characters, O’Brien is actually trying to tell us that there is a lot more truth hidden in these imagined characters than we think. This suggests that the experiences he went through were so traumatic, the only way to describe it was through the projection of fictional characters. O’Brien explores the relationship between war experiences and storytelling by blurring the lines between truth and fiction. While storytelling can change and shape a reader’s opinions and perspective, it might also be the closest in helping O’Brien cope with the complexity of war experiences, where the concepts like moral and immorality are being distorted.
For every person, these unique forms these factors take are used to justify every action they perform. Therefore, even the most far-fetched action may seem completely normal to someone with the correct perspective and justification. In Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”, it is apparent that the assumptions and decisions made by both the readers and Fortunato can be understood with the correct perspectives, but also affect them negatively as a result of failure to see other perspectives and a failure to receive wider context. Throughout the story, Poe conveys the importance that context and perspective has on the decisions and actions that people make. By better understanding what drives other people, and by better understanding of others’ past and current circumstances, perhaps society can make better decisions as a whole—ones that benefit the majority instead of just one individual or
Consolidated, these devices effectively convey Johnson 's unwillingness to complete his reply while as yet permitting him to stay cordial. Between the first and second paragraph, a tonal shift occurs leaving behind the soft-handed tactic of definition and entering the harsh and somewhat accusatory use of rationale. This shift in tone serves two purposes. At first, it prepares the reader for the blame she is to get ("should have considered"). By shifting in tone at this point, Johnson also indicates that beyond preparation for blame, the mother should also leave behind any waiting "hope."
This assures that the statements declared in the interview are his true beliefs and not made up by somebody trying to make him seem different than he actually was. Also, the interview was published by the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, which has the rights to many accurate
The story constructed by Hewes has a deeply inspiring quality to it. However, it is my belief that although he does make efforts to disentangle the biographers and Hewes’ potential skewing of events, he does not go far enough at certain points. At times he seems to enable the old adage, “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend” without due skepticism. The strength of Young’s article rests on how well he buttresses the more questionable parts of the story with well sourced and verifiable information. His use of such a wide array of evidence to substantiate his narrative when viewed holistically, make up for the shortcomings of his less reliable