The author used the technique of simply addressing his ideas to the readers by breaking the formality. The masterpiece was Fitzgerald’s way of not only escaping the darkness that he felt surrounded by but also being helpful for those reading his essays. The crack-up contains Fitzgerald’s personal breakdowns that were the key to connection with the audience. He struggled to keep balance which lead him to making a masterpiece for his faithful readers and not only. The Crack- up was Fitzgerald’s way of sharing his philosophical ideas about life.
It is as if he aims to demonstrate his idea of “decadence” as straightforward as his ideal way of living is supposed to be. Also, Ango seems to take pride in living up to the responsibility of a wartime writer, whose literary work is seen as “an act of rebellion against the establishment, against politics. It is an act of revenge worked by humans on systems of all sorts” (194). To Ango, literature promotes decadence because it stands against the social and political institution. Hence, a literary work with direct and unambiguous message is adequate for Ango to reinforce his idea on how people should react to and absorb the loss of the
Relatively all authors are very fond of creating an underlying message to criticize society. Authors do this through social commentary. The book “The Picture of Dorian Gray” is no exception. The author, Oscar Wilde, criticizes the upper class through the consistent underlying idea that people are often deceived by one's beauty and are unable to understand the poison that fills the world is corrupting it. From the beginning of this book, the social commentary towards the upper class begins with the structure of the novel.
Cervantes expresses these complexities so much that we begin to notice the social criticism Don Quixote receives from people he encounters. Based on Don Quixote, fiction becomes the preferable reality and true reality itself becomes unnecessary. In this novel, fiction is the origin from where Don Quixote 's knightly characteristics derive from and the reason why he perceives the world differently from others. With chivalry books being the start of his knight errant ideas, he is molded into this delusional character who has an imaginative vision. For instance, Don Quixote’s first adventure lies in an Inn; however, “as soon as he saw the inn he took it for a castle with
The short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut presents a story in which the heroic figure Harrison Bergeron freed himself from government restrictions yet ironically killed by the authority in the end. This story describes the abnormal development of human under excessive government regulations. Vonnegut presents this feature of the society by showing the love can be exhausted by the law, also the article also gives the meaning that control the law only can aggravate the society development. This essay will bring in-depth explanations on the tremendously negative impacts may be brought by excessive regulations. Making laws is to ensure the social stability and boost the standard of living, whereas , excessive regulations astray people’s minds, destroyed the love ship between each other, even impede the developing of society.
Actually, as for as the meaning of this story, I think luxun was in order to show the influence of the imperial examination system, I agree with his opinion that he wanted a satire on the feudalism, and to awake people who pursued the imperial examination system. Speaking of Luxun’s work, we have to connect it with the time. According to the story, it was mentioned that“ this is one of Lu Xun's more popular works of fiction
Big Brothers dictatorship made people think that this type of change is good and there should only be one type of person to hate, the ones part of The Brotherhood. In the back of Winstons head he knew that there was something completely wrong with the way things worked in the world around him, but since being a different individual is frowned upon he could not let it show. His rebellious thoughts and ideas turn into words and from words rose actions. Through out the novel Orwell’s understandings about totalitarianism and democratic socialism are shown. Although novels and books are great, I love short stories as well.
It exemplifies reader friendly language with a style so novel and fresh. His novels are ―tugs at the emotions rather than moralizes serious literary aim. He places the facts comically and mockingly mesmerizing the readers. His writings have gained the greatest legacy of refined postmodernism literature by dismantling the authority of the West. Five Point Someone, Chetan Bhagat’s first entrance novel deals with dilemma of today’s engineering students in India who
Tagore had seen a world of dogma and superstitions, where certain beliefs formed the core of society or more preferably to say they controlled whole system of behaviour and thinking. At such a time when Tagore presupposed such characters as Binodini and Mahendra, who did not believe and behave according to customs, it was rather a visionary and radical side of Tagore’s thinking. Tagore has created lively personae, who walk around us in our day to day lives, talking, living, committing mistakes, repenting and resolving, then again committing. Chokher Bali is a novel of immense sensitivity and awareness of human emotions, weaknesses and wisdom coming in via the way of mistakes. At the same time, the novel offers a colourful examination of perceptions that we have formed in our minds regarding relationships, sexuality and
Both are highly influential because it served as the instrument for the holistic transformation of nation. Through this, he really proved that pen is way too mightier than a sword. Although he died because of these two books, but there has been ‘life’ after his death. Filipinos were awakened with soul restored, our country achieved independence from colonial oppressors. Had it not been for him we would still be under corrupt officialdom, our rights denied to us and receive discrimination as people of inferior.