The word ‘focalization’ means the perspective or the point-of-view chosen by the writer or the author to tell the story. Genette (1972) identified the three POVs as following: internal focalization/first person POV, external focalization/third person POV, and zero focalization/omniscient narration. The first person POV, which is also commonly called the ‘focaliser’ or ‘reflector,’ provides readers and viewers with the perspective of the characters involved in the story. Thus, this viewpoint also presents the character’s feelings and thoughts to the audience. In contrast, the third POV presents the viewpoint from outside of the story or from a person/narrator who is not involved in the story.
These are, Thank You M 'am by Langston Hughes, The Tell-Tale Heart by Edger Allan Poe and The Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst. Characterization is the process where the author of a story systematically introduces and describes a character in their story. In short stories, characterization is important because it directly influences narrative technique that is to be employed by the author. With proper character description, it is possible to use the first person narrator for the story. This is important because, depending on the nature of the
The theme links all aspects of the literary work with one another and is basically the main subject. It can also be an enduring motive or pattern throughout the literary work and provide a certain insight into the story. Simply put, a story’s theme is its idea or point formulated as a generalization (DiYanni, 2000, 86). 2.2 Extrinsic Elements Extrinsic elements are those things that are outside of the intrinsic elements and literature. It usually becomes a causal explanation for some analysis of the literary work and thus influence the story.
In addition the context of the novel is explored, and the public reception of the work. This essay has its main focus on the primary source, but does also take some secondary sources into consideration. One of these secondary sources is The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar. Contents 1. Introduction……………………………………………………………………………… … 3 2.
The writer also makes use of the pronoun ‘I’ throughout the poem. Using a personal pronoun illustrates the fact the text is about self-reference. The person who is narrating the story is Amir. For this reason, this text can be thus regarded as having a narrative literary style. In the text, hyperbole
The reader may find the use of character development, symbolism and point of view to contribute with the comprehension of the text. The first part of the analysis is about the characters in the short story. According to Pacheco and Meyers in “The Telling and The Tale” the characters may be classified as round (multidimensional) or flat (one
Introduction Using methodology from the linguistic and literary areas of study, this essay looks to examine the poem ‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling. It aims to analyse the thematic features of the poem to get a grasp of the actual meaning of it, and, to some extent, look at the historical context of what is written. Additionally, this essay looks to determine how and which categories of speech acts this poem fits into, and also what effect that has on this particular text. A few words about ‘If’ The poem ‘If’ was composed by the late Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865-January 18, 1935), a British writer, poet, author and journalist. Written in 1909 and published the following year, ‘If’ was possibly the most famed poem by Kipling.
Wimsatt and Beardsley define 'intention ' as “the design or plan in the authors mind”. They highlight that it has to do with the way the author felt at a particular time or what made him write. They present to their readers a number of “axiomatic” propositions and firstly start
These terms are what describe literary analysis. According to arrowhead schools, literary analysis is the practice of looking closely at small parts to see how they affect the whole. It focuses on how plot/structure, character, and many other techniques are used by the author to create meaning. My writeup will focus on parts of literary analysis that comprise narrator point of view, characterization, and setting from the story of Civil Peace and Everyday use.
This chapter relates to the theoretical framework that is relevant to the topic of the study. This is important because this theory can be used as the basic of the analysis of the study. The writer also should find out some related theories that correlate with the study. Those are understanding drama, introduction to Islam, Islamophobia, critical race theory, socio-pshycological theory, and previous study. 1.1 Understanding Drama 1.1.1 Definition of Drama Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance.