This simile makes Lamott feel more relatable to the reader because this is a feeling that most inexperienced and discouraged writers go through. Saying things like “feel despair and worry settle on my chest like an x-ray apron” only connects the reader to Lamott even more (Lamott 469). Once the reader becomes engaged and forms a connection with what the writer is saying and feeling, continuing to read the essay is easy. At this point the reader wants to know what can be done to shake the feelings of “despair and worry” when it comes to
Lee also uses Jem, who (in his wise old age) is proficient at reading people, to help set the tone for Mayella being honest and victimized by all those around her. Jem says comments throughout Bob Ewell’s testimony that he was probably lying, but Mayella’s tears seemed real. Also, while being questioned by Atticus, Mayella cries often and, at the beginning tells the judge that Atticus scares her. Because there are
The balance between her reminiscing the past or holding on to so much aggression that she is forced to let go. These balances of struggle hold true throughout the entire poem to highlight the subliminal metaphors equipped with items typically used to destroy rather than build, along with symbolism that alludes to fighting
This is shown in Lady Macbeth (1.5.49-50) “Make thick my blood; Stop up the access and passage to remorse” by this she means make my blood thick and block the veins so that no remorse may enter. The punctuation that is being used in this soliloquy also adds a lot of meaning to the life lessons. When you look at the soliloquy, there are exclamation points and also comma which shows the tone she is using. She is shouting to emphasize what she wants from the spirit’s and how bad she wants it.
This theme came about in Dickinson’s poem because it explained of the defense that anger could offer her to protect herself, but it also presented problems of being wretched to others. The author can be seen as a somewhat caring individual throughout this poem because she always seems to be caught between being nasty to a person or letting them be nasty to her. She always seems to allow herself to be hurt just so no one else has to be, but eventually her anger overwhelmed her and now anger is not only seen as her enemy but also as her friend. Although Dickinson’s poem “My Life had stood a Loaded Gun” deals with the battle between using and controlling ones wrath; Marvin Gaye’s song “Anger” talks more about trying to conceal and eliminate his old rage.
Incidentally, she is currently utilizing the energy of dialect to enable the individuals who quietly enduring and detached. Her life is loaded with constant torments. Notwithstanding, toward the finish of the sonnet, she earnestly discloses to us that the hardships she needed to persist in the past gave her quality to stand up: "I rise/I rise/ I rise" (Angelou). The ballad is a solid message disclosing to her adversaries that she won 't enable the grasp of their activities to direct her identity. "
Dickinson is also so critical about her emotions and feeling in the poem by expressing:” The Bravest – grope a little.” (Emily Dickinson 13). This means that she is talking about how the bravest people also get scared. This is associated to the point of view, when she tells about all of us are brave but we tingle a little by using “We”. On the other hand, Robert Frost only talks about himself, which makes it first person, by seeing at the poem, “I”.
Ms. Sylvia Plath, an acknowledged poet and the English lecturer at Smith College, has been an inspiration to the youth in poetic realm. The varied assortment ranging from “Pursuit”, to “Mad Girl’s Love Song”, to “Spinster” has given the poetic foundation a varying aspect of confessionalism. Although of providing a new paradigm for poetry, Ms. Plath’s course is so indulged in expression that is making poetry excessively subjective. The use of poetry as a form to express personal emotions is recognized, but lack of reason and overwhelming depression with gender bias is hurtful for all. Subjectivism is an integral portion of poetry to express human emotions.
The nurse gives the audience a reflection of the feelings and emotions recurring into Medea’s soul and forcefully makes the readers empathise with her and help everyone argue that she is not villain but victim as she has many allegations of being villainous in the play. The minor character of the nurse also brings out the big persistent theme of feminism as she constantly mentions the regular sufferings of a woman in; the ancient Greek era and sympathises with Medea when she cries about her being betrayed and rebels from being a compressed house wife. The audience is also given plenty of subtle hints which is a dramatic technique and builds interest, by the nurse such as “[Medea] hates her sons […] I dread to think of what is hatching in her mind”. All in all, the nurse plays an important role in starting the play effectively and vividly describing the pains and hardships Medea has gone through during her life, and how Jason’s bad behaviour has turned her into a beast that can do anything to attain
Mary Oliver in this passage is speaking about her fear that she can not control her emotions. She speaks about how the smallest things, like seeing an owl or a bed of roses, put her into a state of emotional imbalance. Oliver first speaks of her unconventional fear of the great horned owl. For example, Oliver states that “if one of those should touch me, it would be to the center of my life and I must fall.” This quote shows that even the thought of an owl,that can do her no harm, touching her causes her to have an emotional breakdown.
“ The Journey “ by Mary Oliver is an easy to read poem, yet the overall message is so powerful. The title speaks for itself for the reason being that, “ The Journey “ is literally about a journey one takes throughout their life. One day you wake up and realize this is not the life you want to be living, so you begin to transition. However, with this transition comes hardships that weigh you down and make it seem impossible to succeed. Once you leave all the negativity and keep the determination and drive you will be able to achieve that goal and complete your journey.
Sharon Olds writes about the details of the youth guest’s that attended her son’s birthday party in her poem “Rite of Passage”. The poem uses a significant amount of similes to describe the specific details of the kids and their interaction amongst each other while at the party. Olds does a great job of giving specific similes to describe the look of the children so you can truly picture the children. With the way that she describes the children and their interaction it feels that you are standing along with her observing the same thing she is. The way that Olds describe her son and the details that describe her son, gives the reader a great understanding of the love that she has for her son.
Monica Moreno Mrs. Mcintire AP Literature and Composition 3/01/16 Natural Causes There is a distinct connection between human beings and the nature that surrounds them. Evidence of this emotion is found when we deeply admire vast seas or the beauty of the stars against the night sky. Even though we do not obtain a special bond or blood attachment to nature, we still possess the capacity to extract a profound emotion from its presence. Theodore Roethke’s “Elegy for Jane” explores the expressions and notions of sorrow without reason or right. Feeling grief for a particular death without connection is a complex idea that is often looked down upon, but by employing natural imagery, Roethke challenges the perception of requiring a familial or
“On the Occasion of Our Anniversary” by Clementine Von Radics. This poem talks about a women who got abused, this woman talks about her experience after it all ended. This girl was traumatized since she went through a difficult time. She can't forget what happened to her “This morning I googled signs of domestic abuse” here she is stating that she got abused by her husband/boyfriend. “I still flinch at slamming doors” she still moves when she hears slamming doors.