Figurative language can help to make a novel even better than it is in so many ways. It makes the details in the story come to life for the reader and it creates an impression on the reader. Hosseini uses the different types of figurative language, like similes and metaphors, to display several different concepts in this dynamic story. In the novel The Kite Runner, figurative language is used to show the difference between Pashtuns and Hazaras, the war and fighting in Afghanistan, and the power that Amir and Baba have. During The Kite Runner, Hosseini uses figurative language to display how different the ethnic groups in Afghanistan are.
Additionally , the house that the narrator mentions is illustrated as “ mansion of gloom “ which might be a sign that the aura of the house has something dreadful in it. However , the Narrator reveals something important about his first impression for the house by saying “ I looked upon the scene before me , upon the mere house, upon the bleak walls , upon the vacant eye-like windows ( 3 ).To illustrate , the words such as “ air of heaven , silent tarn , mystic vapor “ used as a reinforcement for making the ambience of the house as gloomy. In fact , in the light of these facts , it could be said that the house has an darkness appearance which might be an indication of its mysterious atmosphere. For instance , the images such as “ decayed trees “ also reveals that the house is located far away from urban which is portrayed as “
The narrator felt a “sense of insufferable gloom” when he took a first glimpse at the house. He described it as, “dull, dark”. The setting added to the theme of this story, and it also made the story adhere to the concept of Gothic literature. In contrast, in “Where is here?”, Oates uses what seems to
In the story “The treasure of lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Myers, the author uses Descriptive adjectives and Figurative language to find and make the setting, mood, and characters in this story. In all the supporting evidence above this can confirm this and also helps the reader understand why or how he uses the techniques. Therefore throughout the story “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” the author uses many details and examples of Descriptive adjectives and figurative
Angelou personifies history by giving it the human emotion of shame. Personification can allow the poet to help readers relate and understand the ideas expressed in the poem. Angelou also uses similes throughout each stanza. As seen in lines such as 'Still like Air, I 'll rise ' and 'But still, like dust, I 'll rise ' Angelou uses similes to compare herself to air and dust. The use of similes allows the reader to link an idea they are familiar thus allowing them to relate to the poem.
The first time reading through a poem, literary devices such as symbolism, figurative language, hyperboles or oxymorons can throw a reader off. However, after the reader analyzes and truly understands the poem, these devices can add more depth and understanding, allowing the readers to see deeper inside the poet’s mind. In his poem, ‘The Broken Heart’, John Donne incorporates specific devices to portray that love is an all-consuming, vicious monster that can ruin you. In ‘The Broken Heart’, John Donne’s descriptive vocabulary, explaining the way the speaker’s heart was shattered beyond repair, forces the reader to imagine his or her heart as splintered or crushed as Donne’s. In other words, Donne uses rich imagery to add tangibility to his piece and aide the reader in accurately picturing what’s being discussed.
The use of symbols can be very helpful in bringing more change of conveyance in a piece of literature. When trying to explain something very big and complex, symbols are usually the way to go because it will make the understanding much more clear. They also are a way to communicate and enhance meaning of the main idea, strong conflicts or high emotions of a story. In the story, the conch is representative of civilization and the type of authority figure that the boys are used to obeying like an adult figure, and Jack’s hunters represent savagery as they hunt recklessly. These two symbols are some of the most important in the novel.
How does the hero’s journey apply to The House Of The Scorpion? The hero’s journey applies to Nancy Farmer’s novel in many ways. The parts that it follows include the crossing of the threshold, the presence of friends and mentors, and the return home. These points prove that an important part of Matt’s life follows the archetypical storyline in several different areas. First is the crossing the threshold.
The story “ The Cask of Amontillado” shows the reader the mood from the beginning. The dark, revengeful mood drives the plot and Montresor. The key details and scenes strengthen the mood. While, the wording helps illustrate the scenes where the mood is the strongest. In conclusion, that is how the mood is shown and
Although the house is very beautiful and clean, his speaking of his memories of the house sets an eerie tone. He spoke of how dark most of the house would be, he spoke of a water stain that was like a shadow and he spoke as if repulsed of the master bedroom. At the end when the man finally leaves, the house seems darker, the lights flicker and colors of the rooms become
With an understanding of context in Jasper Jones, the reader can relate more to the characters and understand the novel’s ideas of racism, family and friendship. We can get an idea of how the author constructed the novel and why each character was placed where they are through the time and setting of the
“It 's impossible for men to direct the winds, all we can do is adjust the sail. Now fetch me more ale.” - Captain Lightfang Their hoarse cries reverberated through his frail frame, the stench of alcohol permeated his senses, and the dagger in his foot? Well it just penetrated his foot. This would mark the first of Jag’s memories, which were not of a faithful family or a fair father, but rather of pain and awe. Awe for the wonders of life and how they could give birth to the grotesque creature that lie before him.
5) The narrator’s descriptions of his co-workers in the custom house reveal that he thought they were lazy and undeserving of the job. This is shown on page 5, “Oftentimes they were asleep, but occasionally might be heard talking together, in voices between speech and a snore.” 6) The conflict the narrator faces because he is tied to a desk job is that it is preventing him from beginning the story, which gets resolve once he gets fired. 7) The device that Hawthorne uses to set up the story of the scarlet letter is that the narrator of “Custom House” found an unusual package that contained some fabric with a faded letter A imprinted on the cloth, with some papers describing the entire story behind the letter. The narrator then used those documents to create the story of Scarlet Letter. 8) The role time plays in moving from the action depicted in the story of the scarlet letter to the time of Custome House to convey the narrator 's thoughts throughout the story, contrasting the different time periods.
In the story he says, “ I gave him what was left of my soup . But my heart was heavy.” In the book as his father started to get sick Elie had to take full responsibility over him. From making sure he had something to eat to even, making sure that he was comfortable. Eliezer even had to exchange his bread for a cot next to his father so that he could watch his father at all time. All this responsibility on a sixteen year was to much and the fact that he had to also take