Salman Rushdie is one of the leading novelists of the twentieth century. He is known as one of the finest masters of English prose and both his fiction and non-fiction is noted for the intensity of the language. His writing style has been described as magic realism with a blend of fantasy, knife-sharp satire and many digressions in the plot. A major factor that dominates his work is the essence of India though he settled abroad for more than four decades, his knowledge and love for India has never been on a wane. In his novel, Midnight’s children, which he wrote in 1981 has been his booker prize winning novel.
After the publication of The Red Badge of Courage on October 5th, 1895, Crane became an almost overnight celebrity, especially in Europe (Owens). Overall, the reception of the unique novel was largely positive. Due to its powerful imagery and the novel 's illumination into the gruesome reality of war, many readers were even adamant that only a soldier could have written something so accurate. Moreover, many veterans from the Civil War respected Crane 's frankness in capturing the emotions and scenes of actual combat. Harold Frederic, a journalist for The New York Times praised the story 's originality, saying, "The Red Badge impels the feeling that the actual truth about a battle has never been guessed before" (Merrill).
His style of writing was so unique that even students today, like me, are still studying his great work. One of Carvers most glorious work is “Cathedral” which is the art piece I will be analyzing. “Cathedral” at first portrays a very unpleasant vibe; it included a very racist, close-minded, and unloving husband. However, the reason this story fascinated me was mostly because of the meaningful twist at the very end. “Cathedral” had many elements to it that were distinctive much like Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “The handsomest Droned Man in the World.” Marquez is a Colombian author.
Settled in England, Rushdie’s literary career started with his first novel, Grimus (1975), which was a meagre seller. With the publication of his second novel, Midnight’s Children, Rushdie’s eminence extend world-wide and the consequent novels Shame and The Satanic Verses (1988) made him one of the finest contemporary novelists in the world. The allegorical novel The
Also, I was intrigued by the way the book does an excellent job in making its content relatable by incorporating true short stories told by the ancient Babylonians. By having these stories as examples it was exciting to see Arkad’s opinion. I also enjoyed the fact that the book was written and published in old English. I found the book inspirational because it discloses the secrets to being both wealthy and successful. This book holds the key to all you desire and everything you would wish to accomplish in life.
He was known for his famous novels, such as The Three Musketeers, The Count de Monte Cristo and much more. Alexandre became very famous in Paris, everyone knew his novels. His father was a heroic character which inspired him to write heroic stories.The Three Musketeers is about how heroic these three men and D’Artagnan are. They set an example to people just as much as his father did. He really enjoyed writing heroic and adventurous stories and used his father’s past as a motivation to his stories.
Worst To First: Ranking The Harry Potter Films Harry Potter was a global hit like any other stories and movies. But, unlike any other films, Harry Potter started as a book that was written by J.K Rowling. Since the book became well-known, the contract for this book to film it was greatly phenomenal that leaves the die-hard fans of the Harry Potter books in anticipation. And the fans were not left in disappointment when the Harry Potter film series were released in theaters. The directors of Harry Potter series had done a great job of showing the audiences the world of witches and wizards, the issues and love between them that leave the viewers with satisfaction.
When Maupassant conveys Madame Loisel’s dream he said “She dreamed of great drawing rooms dressed with old silk” The premodifier “great” once again refers to the theme greed which is shown throughout the story. Although she is living in a steady life, Madame Loisel always desires for better. Maupassant can be seen as a misogynist here as Madame Loisel is portrayed as a greedy lady who does not know how to cherish what she currently has. She continues to complain on her plain and ordinary lifestyle even though there are many more underprivileged people living in the
For instance she wouldn 't marry the man she loved because he was poor, she practically forced herself to marry a man because of his fortune, she then became unfaithful to her husband because her past lover now had a great amount of wealth. Daisy 's desire for wealth lead her to plague her relationships, and the poor decisions she made were all caused to feed her greed. Daisy’s appetite for wealth came from her surroundings when growing up. She had all she ever needed and more, because of this, it carried out into her adulthood. And rather than a luxury it became a necessity.
Moreover, he is best known for his novel “lord of the flies”. The novel was rejected by numerous publishers but was accepted at last by Faber. After its publish the novel became vey popular specially with children as It teaches them great values. I see this book as a highly recommended one as like other texts, it discusses a major social issue but in simple way. Goulding succeeded in adding essential details and symbols in the plot which made it very unique and distinguished in it’s own creative way.