The style of which the story is being written is both descriptive and quite colorful, for example, “Um-hmm!... Ain’t you got nobody home to tell you to wash your face?”(Hughes pg.1) Hughes also introduces some specific languages and styles of literary devices such as repetition, hyperboles, and interjection. He also uses an exaggeration when trying to make a point, for example, “She said, ‘You a lie!’”( Hughes pg.1 ). You can’t actually be a lie so this was very exaggerated and emphasized. Also, he appeals to the reader 's senses with his very simplicit style of writing.
The way an author writes a work can mean the difference between interest or the lack of interest. When first reading “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” a reader may find the ending quite a shock. However, if another author would write the same plot, the shock may not exist, but, because of the many techniques displayed by Ambrose Bierce throughout his work, readers remain interested and shocked upon first reading the last line. Techniques Bierce display in his work, such as use of point of view, literary devices, and plot developments, prove useful throughout “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by peaking the reader’s interest and keeping him or her trying to guess what exactly happened. Bierce employs two forms of point of view throughout his work, third-person omniscient and third-person limited.
Power in Rhetorical Devices Often time’s rhetorical devices are the power behind some of the most famous speeches and writings in the World! Martin Luther King Jr. is a wonderful example. Throughout his “I Have a Dream Speech” he often used rhetorical devices. These devices can be very useful to grab the reader’s attention. Rhetorical devices keep the writing or speech different and more interesting so they aren’t monotone and make the reader or listener bored.
He doesn’t say or clarifies his sentence leaving little clues for his readers to figure out the rest. Which makes his writing so interesting because there’s a lot of interpretation of his writings after reading his stories. Kate Chopin on the other handwriting is more open, very clear and understandable. Her choice of words is precisely making her sentence clear and exact. Both stories share a common theme such as freedom, death and the style of writing.
Other authors and literary works can be borrowed from as well, but many are not as widely known or are well-known now but won’t be for long. Because of these limitations, many authors borrow from children’s literature when writing their stories. Children’s literature is recognizable and long lasting. Nathaniel Hawthorne an example of an author that takes references from Children’s literature. He displays this with his novel, The Scarlett Letter which contains a connection to Hansel and Gretel.
Firoozeh goes to camp and her father buys her discount clothes. She wouldn’t take a shower at camp because of fear of the mean girls seeing her there was no privacy. The family takes a trip to Las Vegas and Firoozeh father disappeared for hours gambling, however her family enjoyed the all you can eat buffet. The next year her family vacationed in Hawaii. Firoozeh tells her parts she wants to add an American name.
Even though the stories have a different plot and involve diverse kinds of characters, the final message and moral is the same. In the stories “A Good Man is Hard to Find” and “Cathedral”, Flannery O’Connor and Raymond Carver use unexpected figures and characters as a way to change the main character’s personality and thoughts. In both stories, the authors create characters that are introduced in order to change the main character’s thoughts. In “A Good Man is Hard to Find”,
Vonnegut uses literary devices to develop his unique style. His own style helps bring out the tone of “Harrison Bergeron”. In the beginning of the story the author used a lot of repetition sentences to really emphasize on the layout of the story when stating multiple times “nobody was” or “they were/weren’t”. Throughout the story there are plenty of negative sentences speaking of what people used to be like and what they weren’t allowed to do now. Hazel and George’s dialogue were made up of several sentences that are all really simple and random and illustrates to the reader that to them there is not too much to talk about.
Reading resistance literature need an open mind. The reader does his or her best to understand things according to the view of the author and it is not easy for some people to agree with this point of view. Sometimes, the reader can not have a particular feeling , but the author use some descriptive words for showing emotions which he wants to present. If we study this issue carefully, we find that this issue is popular and prevalent everywhere throughout literature without taking some important points into account. Authors have a good chance and freedom to express themselves in different ways because of the open definition of resistance as if the definition of resistance literature is Specified this would limit the author’s ability to
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.
She was, however, surprised when the young girl came home in the evening and gave her $54. This was the proceeds Addison received from selling big and small cups of lemonade at 50 cents and 25 cents respectively. The next morning, Addison’s friend Erika Borden joined in by setting a new lemonade stand a few blocks from the first stand. To back the sale, Addison also started selling her drawings depicting birds, trees and butterflies for $1 each. The move elicited so much emotional outpouring from Alldred and Erika’s mom, Mace
In Lamott’s writing, she animates her ideas of writing raft drafts to the readers. Lamott delivers her message very creatively by using various descriptive and poetic phrases, making her piece entertaining and impressing. She frankly talks about her struggles as a writer in order to encourage the readers to feel comfortable making their first attempts. However, because of her language style in the article, her argument becomes vague. From the reader’s point of view, the intention of this article seems to be a ‘writing guide for beginners’ rather than an argumentative essay because her writing lacks evidence and credibility.
In Toni Cade Bambara’s short story “The Lesson,” Miss Moore, an eccentric and odd woman that had “been to college” and found herself, “responsible for the young ones’ education” took them out (Bambara 330). One summer day Miss Moore took the local children out for some education; she took Sylvia, Sugar, Flyboy, Junebug, Big Butt, Mercedes, and Rosie Giraffe out to the city. The story is narrated by Sylvia as they take a taxi to Fifth Avenue where there are many wealthy people. They go to F.A.O. Schwarz, an expensive toy store where they see a fiberglass sailboat.
Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn is a novel in which Dunn entertains his reader while trying to bring out bigger points. His message is evidently shown throughout the whole book. The points that Dunn wants to address in his book are that we as individuals are lacking critical thinking, language and communication and that consequences can come with it. Mark Dunn uses the epistolary genre, which is a style of writing comprised of letters, and by doing so he makes reading the book more personal, for the reader is reading letters in which the characters talk in first person, revealing more than any other genre would. All the while Dunn uses his ability to play with letters to show the reader about how language can be fun, manipulated and extremely
Writing is intimidating. Done well means one has contributed signal, instead of noise. It is meant for readers to hear my voice and understand where I have come from. Putting one’s thoughts down on paper can let out little surprises the writer themselves may not have put much thought into specifically. It