John Muir’s essay, The Calypso Borealis, and William Wordsworth’s poem, I wandered Lonely as a Cloud, are two wonderfully written works centered towards their love for nature. They were able to create vivd images in the reader’s head through their writing as well as emotional transitions. Both works, inspired by events in the 19th century, have their differences, however, their emotion and love for nature is the same and creates the same impact with the
One of the many ways that the author, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., used to create the tone and mood was his usage of many literary elements. The first one is diction, the writer 's choice of words. In the text, the author uses diction to help ease our understanding of the story. The diction he uses helps bring a lot of the characters to life, and help the readers understand in even more depth, the events that are taking place
In addition, to his masterful use of persuasive appeals he brings pathos, ethos, and logic to his essay and utilizes all three in a fluid manner. Meanwhile, his tone throughout his essay captures the reader by being relatable and his word use unifies himself with the readers. At the same time, the structure he chose is extremely effective because of it simple bullet style main body that builds on the emotions of the reader. While the conclusion brings out a since of pride and patriotism to unite the people with a common goal. For these reasons, I believe that Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence set the bar high for what I means to write a persuasive
Mary Oliver, born in 1935, is most well known for her descriptions of the natural world and how that world of simplicity relates to the complexity of humanity. Her poem, “Flare”, is no different, as it illustrates the relationship between human emotions; such as the feeling of nostalgia, and the natural world. “Flare” is featured in her book published in 2000, The Leaf and The Cloud: A Poem. At the time of writing the book, Oliver was 65 years old, living with her partner Molly Cook in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Oliver is said to have based most of her poetry on her experience living in Provincetown and has found inspiration from walks by the water near her house.
When authors use figurative language, it develops a deeper understanding for the reader. Things such as colour, descriptive words, and comparisons provide the reader with an in-depth visual. This helps the reader to connect to the story and relate to the characters within it. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses a great deal of figurative language in The Great Gatsby. This contributes to the immense artistry of the novel in many different ways and through numerous forms.
Author’s commonly entice readers by using complex vocabulary and extremely detailed descriptions, also known as, diction. Readers will be more engaged if they can imagine the setting and characters. Making them put themselves in the same situation. In the short stories “The Scarlet Ibis” and “The Dangerous Game” and “Harrison Bergeron” the authors use diction to engage the readers. In the short story “The Scarlet Ibis” , author James Hurst uses a great deal of diction to intrigue the readers.
Figurative language is a big part when it comes to writing. It helps make the poems or whatever the type of writing is, come alive. There are numerous types of figurative language, also. The author usually uses figurative language to allow the reader to understand the writing better. The poem “miss rosie” is a good example of a piece that uses figurative language.
Wordsworth’s livid tone in “The World is Too Much with us” presents his true feelings towards the materialistic ideals during the Industrialization period whereas “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” is more light and simple. Wordsworth begins his poem “The World is Too Much with us” by mentioning that humans are always “getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; little we see in Nature that is ours” (Lines 2-3). He believes that because humanity has absorbed so many materialistic ideals that the connection between nature and oneself feels absent. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” instead begins with the discovery of a field of golden daffodils, “fluttering