The envelope is from Gat, only Gat is no longer alive. This shows us that Cadence is imagining Gat giving her these flowers. Cadence seeing these flowers symbolizes her love for Gat. This is why Cadence gets mad when she sees Gat sending dried roses to another girl. When Cadence sees these dried beach roses on the tire swing, we can see that she still loves Gat, even though he is dead.
When her father died she was so sad and depressed that she tore up one of the paintings of her father that she painted when she was little, when her father was still young. When she finally started to accept her father’s death she began to show her work in New York galleries, where she long time best friend Edgar Degas bought many of her paintings to always keep her in his memory, because he knew that this would be the last time that he would be able see her, and her art work. The 1890s was her most creative time because she saw her world in a whole new light and wanted to capture it in her new paintings. She still didn 't move away for the mother and child love that she always drew, now the paintings were more vibrant with color and had more light and dark form the light of the
Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Critics Circle is a popular contemporary American author. When first published, Louise was writing poetry, but she gained popularity from her work on the Love Medicine. Being a self-proclaimed storyteller, Louise knew that she wanted to start writing stories with more to them. Louise being of dual cultural background writes the stories not as autobiographies but with the experiences that were lived along the way. The writing which depicts the struggles in the Native American cultures particularly the relationships of both family and love within the white community.
Oliver is said to have based most of her poetry on her experience living in Provincetown and has found inspiration from walks by the water near her house. The poem stays true to Oliver’s general writing style of relating to the natural world and, based on the sentimental and peaceful images throughout the poem, is clear to have been influenced by the stream of consciousness she had when writing the poem. Mary Oliver is clearly the speaker in the poem and often uses second person to directly address the reader, thus drawing the reader in and causing he or she to feel personally connected to both the poem and the poet. This poem is structured into twelve sections, each with different diction, imagery, syntax and tone. The combination of these twelve messages create a final takeaway for the reader; that although the presence of the past is important to acknowledge, the only way to move on from the negativity in your past, is to connect to the natural world and find
When Schmitt moved into the building Schmitt wanted to show her appreciation by making brownies. When Schmitt found out that “Grandpa had died she wanted to get sympathy flowers. Little did Schmitt realize, in China when someone passes away white flowers are associated with death ( Schmitt 109). After the funeral when “ Grandpa” was being cremated the family paid extra so that “ Grandpa” could have a private burning without getting the wrong ashes of a stranger. After the funeral the family drank sugar water .
Poems are pieces of writing in which writers express their senses of feelings, and ideas for particular events. Every word, line, and paragraph has its meanings. Poems come in different shapes, sizes, tones, and stories. Some comes in sad moments. Some comes in happy moments.
The first flower she hands out is rosemary and she says it is for remembrance. Her brother relates her madness to the flower’s meaning of remembrance. Ophelia explains the other flowers’ meanings and gets distracted from her flower explanations when she mentions violets. Ophelia says, “There's fennel for you, and columbines: there's rue for you; and here's some for me: we may call it herb-grace o' Sundays: O you must wear your rue with a difference. There's a daisy: I would give you some violets, but they withered all when my father died […].” Ophelia was triggered when she mentioned the violets.
She uses symbolism to express how Miss Strangeworth compares the people like her roses but treats them differently in a cruel way. For example, on page 1,“Miss Strangeworth never gave away any of her roses, although the tourists often asked her. The roses belonged on Pleasant Street, and it bothered Miss Strangeworth to think of people wanting to carry them away, to take them into strange towns and down strange streets.” In other words The roses are the symbol that represents the story. Miss Strangeworth loves them and tends them as much as her citizens in the town. When letters get around, the street isn’t so pleasant anymore.
Eventually, young girls’ parents stopped sending them to Miss Emily’s home for china painting lessons because they found more practical uses of their time. This is another example of how Miss Emily embodies the Old South in a time period where many cultural shifts were
She wrote many poems about womanhood and made every woman feel comfortable through her words. “Phenomenal Woman” is an example of just this. Angelou did not only use her own character traits in this poem, but she also addressed the reader throughout the poem to illustrate a literary effect. By writing as if she is talking directly to the reader, Angelou draws the reader in as part of her story. For example, “Now you understand Just why my head’s not bowed I don’t shout or jump about Or have to talk real loud.