Jessica Christy Klayton Kendall English 121 7 September 2015 A Better Understanding In the essay ‘Disliking Books” Gerald Graff claims that he has an “advantage teaching literature”. That advantage is attributed to the fact he felt animosity and fear towards books growing up. He didn’t understand what he was to say about these books that never related to him. Or why he was supposed to say these things. Understanding the confusion about these things and knowing that there is more than one way to get to the goal, loving and understanding literature, is the true reason that Graff has an advantage as a literature teacher.
I strongly feel that I would be well suited to a Law degree as I enjoy challenges. Studying many cases has helped me to gain good memory skills as I have been able to apply the Law using frameworks and memorise them for the exams. I have a great passion for the subject area, learning about different aspects of Law; how the English Legal System operates and its impact on society is very appealing, and thus the course interests me in countless ways. I have the ability to persuade people and I am capable of fighting a case as I am very competitive. Most of a lawyer’s work involves persuasion,
The theme of censorship is very important because it strives to combine all the events happening in the novel. Regards to the book, Mildred, Montag’s wife, represents ignorance which is the result of censorship in the novel, while Montag was mainly objecting technology and book burning, since they both tend to make people ignorant. He struggles to find the truth about book burning which led to the expansion of technology, but he later on finds out that its an act of censorship from the government. All in all, Ray Bradbury’s novel was successful since it combines all aspects of depending highly on technology and easily being influenced by stronger powers which might lead to a future just like the one in Fahrenheit 451.In addition, he effectively exposes the themes of the novel through showing readers the struggle of being clever in a dystopian society, and the effects of being ignorant and acolyte. Moreover, the real act of book burning was historical since it might have changed the world forever and shaped it into the dystopian society Montag was living
She proves it by showing the character’s thoughts, by telling the story using the third person limited ()and also by making it appealing to our senses. To begin, the author uses characterization in her short story in order to show just how difficult it can be to start a meaningful relationship when both partners are still quite unfamiliar with one and other. Firstly, when Robert and Margot were about to engage in coitus, Robert says; “I always wanted to fuck a girl with nice tits”. The fact that the author chooses to use the words “nice tits” shows that the only thing that interests Robert in this relationship would be Margot’s body. It reveals just how meaningless the relationship between these two, which can almost be called strangers, truly was.
In the end, Sameh becomes aware of the pain that he has caused people and that you cannot fight fire with fire. Fosters book, How to Read Literature Like a Professor, is useful when analyzing quests because it helps readers see the changes that a character goes through as they mature and develop through their quest to gain self
She finds throughout the story that she has a love for words and writing. Jacqueline uses figurative language, symbolism, and inner thinking to give the theme of your identity can be found in what you are passionate about. In the beginning, Jacqueline uses figurative language to show her anger towards the fact that she cannot write and read like her sister can. For example, Jackie’s unhappiness when she can’t write well like other people shows when she says, “ / I am not gifted. When I read, the words twist/twirl across the page / When they settle, it is too late.
One of the most prominent themes in the Book Thief by Markus Zusak is that love can be found anywhere. The theme of love can be found anywhere is illustrated throughout the novel by author 's craft by showing Liesel 's feelings, emotions, and characterization. Liesel used to be an introverted person and did not like to talk. She ended up finding relief in books and her new friends. She has had her old family ripped right away from her.
He even chose the profession of teaching. Graff describes a traditional viewpoint of first closely reading a book and then having an intellectual discussion, but this isn't what happened to him. He needed a passionate conversation to give him ground to stand on before diving into a reading. He found this to be the case for a lot of his students as well. Graff suggests that being able to to discuss literature is a primary factor in being able to read well.
Novels, Fiction, Non-fiction, Myths, Legends, and Biographies are books that we should read to quicken us, to make us intelligent, open our understanding to life and being a true story or not we can compare it to our past lives and the future to come, hence I strongly agree with that books that we read should have an effect on our lives. “Jesus watches from the wall, but his face is cold as stone, and if he loves me, as she tells me, why do I feel so all alone?” Carrie Quotes." By Stephen King. N.P., n.d. Web.
Each essay I wrote took me several time to write, several drafts which show that I have improve every time I do the drafts to write a perfect masterpiece. I learned a lot of skills and techniques this quarter, which has helped me to improve and progress my writing skills for the future. I will remember the skills, techniques, and tips that professor gave us in this English class for my higher education. For example, all the time that I went to visit professor Sapozhnikov office hours to receive help on my out-of -class essays has helped me to improve, grow, and progress in my writing skills as a writer. Some of the significant changes I have made as I was progressing and growing were to develop a strong thesis to help support my claims as I write my essays, such as facts, observations, illustration, and examples.