In the works of Literature an epiphany is “a moment of profound insight or revelation by which a character’s life is greatly altered” (24). In the short story “Cathedral” Raymond Carver uses epiphany to draw on the theme, blinded views can alter someone’s behavior. On the realistic level, epiphany advances the plot and character development because they are the basis for the story’s central action. They also help define the narrator and play a vital part in revealing the story’s theme. The following changes in the character’s views have shown an evident development.
Draft for the essay: In the short story, there will come soft rain ray Bradbury sets a somewhat post-apocalyptic and chaotic mood .He uses different literary devices to help us understand better what the atmosphere of the world is at the time. In there will come soft rain, Bradbury uses personification "The house shuddered, oak bone on bone, its bared skeleton cringing from the heat, its wire, its nerves revealed as if a surgeon had torn the skin off to let the red veins and capillaries quiver in the scalded air.” He uses this as a way to tell the reader about how the world is at this time. He makes the house personified to help us the readers understand the mood of the book. He uses the destruction of the house to create a chaotic atmosphere. He also uses the destruction of the house as way to define the Post apocalyptic mood in which things start getting destroyed.
They add depth by providing people or objects that mean something, which builds onto making the literature memorable. Symbols create imagery through the person’s or object’s meaning, for example, calling Mr. Lidner the devil creates a negative connotation about his character before one even starts reading, even though the reader knows very little background about Mr. Lidner. Pattern makes a story or plot predictable, making the story easier to read. There has been a time where my appreciation of the work was enhanced by understanding: The Percy Jackson series. Since I knew about and understood greek mythology, I really enjoyed the series because of how they incorporated many aspects of the mythology and added an enjoyable twist to the already known story of the Greek gods.
The tone helps the reader build the characters life story, and how they feel at a certain time. Sometimes the author may put figurative language to portray what the character is feeling, and sometime if the text is extravagant, it may cause the reader to feel the same way, such as this quote, “One more stab to the heart, one more reason to hate. One less reason to live.” (page 109). This is such a powerful emotion of hatred toward something that is very sad, such as when Eliezer lost his father. The tone and mood enhance the text by adding detail and facts.
"It was a pleasure to burn." In Fahrenheit 451, author Ray Bradbury opens his novel with a menacing declaration of satisfaction and enjoyment from main character, Guy Montag. While burning books as an isolated event may seem like an arbitrary act of relative indecency, this passage introduces the fact that a worldwide book ban and burning is not only a harmful deed, but a direct attack on the preservation of history. The baleful tone is conveyed through the metaphor of the hose spewing kerosene being a python; it is also revealed through his dark diction such as the use of the words "blackened," "pounded," "venomous," "blazing," and "ruins." He also utilizes a shift in imagery, which is displayed in the contrast between him seeing "things
Books are great, but what makes a book good? One of the factors is the technique the author uses and how they use it. Lots of stories use descriptive writing to develop the setting like in the stories “The Monkey’s Paw”, and “Treasure of Lemon Brown”. In the short story “The Monkey’s Paw” the author uses descriptive adjectives to further the setting of the story and create mood. One way the author foreshadows, and sets the mood at the same time is when he wrote: “Of all the beastly, slushy, out-of-the-way places to live in, this is the worst.” This shows that the characters are dissatisfied with their home, which may hint to future actions to create a better environment.
In deduction, Mark Zusak effectively uses the power of words to demonstrate how crucial it was to the survival and growth of major characters, he also expresses this through numerous perspectives. Liesel represents the power of words and its ability to deceive and persuade; however, Rudy is affected negatively the most through the power of words, these representations of how words can be powerful are merely exercised through emotional measures rather than through expression of thought, which certainly affects the outcome of the story. The literary devices in the novel have allowed the author to depict an image of how the power of words is displayed. Besides this, the application of this analysis could be more intensive that just this instance, which is why it is critical to understand the power of analyzing the effect that words can have, they can revamp and change views to represent a completely different perspective. The Book Thief is a buoyant novel that educates and guides youth to be more cautious about the effect of words on altering your
It is used to make the story become more real, and easier for the reader to place himself in the story, and feel the same way as the characters. Stephen King is using the terror effect throughout the whole story. He is making the feeling of dread and anticipation the main factors in the horrifying experience. He also uses the horror effect, when he is writing about The Boogeyman, but he leaves out the gross out part. Edgar Allan Poe is in the same way using both terror and horror to give the reader the most horrifying experience.
How does the figurative language help strengthen the story and the theme? Figurative language can affect the mood of a short story. This is when the man, Framton Nuttel, was okay until Mrs.Sappleton started telling the scary story. It gave him a certain feeling about the things that was happening when she was telling the story. Mainly when the mood is changing therefore the character mood changes and the nature of the mood.
It means that, by reading fantasy stories, the readers may find a new perspective in seeing things in real life. The act of recovery is important since it allows the reader to see most fundamental things in our primarily world afresh (Sammons, 2010). In primary world, our familiarity towards things makes us less appreciates and “loses a sense of total participation in the natural world” and fantasy stories let their readers to see the world in a new and refreshing manner (Pu, 2012). By adding fantastic elements in the story, the readers are given a chance to refresh their appreciation towards many things. For example, our vision towards basic things, such as stone, trees, and woods, are renewed because they are put in a new refreshing context.
2. In this story, the author uses flashbacks, point of view, and descriptive words. The descriptive words helped a lot because the author used words of the time that the story had taken place, which made you feel more as if you were actually there. The author also uses flashbacks to show that Lennie did have a problem and also wanted to touch things, which is why he always