The crack along the side of the house not only reinforces the theme of the destruction of man. The crack also helps to show the function of setting; background for action by how the family is breaking apart because of tensions between them and Roderick’s desire for the Usher name to end. The cracking of the house could also be foreshadowing of the corruption of Roderick when he buried Madeline alive to end the Usher family name. The cracking could also be an example of background for action when Madeline escaped, and cracked herself. She became psychotic and attacked Philip then killed Roderick as the house was engulfed by flames.
The city is bombed, leaving it completely destroyed and the society in ruins. The society Ray Bradbury creates in Fahrenheit 451 showcases how censorship is a threat to free thinking, society’s humanity, and human relationships through the use of imagery, symbolism and motifs. Bradbury uses imagery to give the reader insight on how this society thinks and functions.
But then the bodies rotted and liquefied, and the stink was like mustard gas and roses”(pg.94). Pilgrim’s description is spine chilling because people are turned into meaningless heaps of their former humanity and must be disposed off like rocks in a mine. The soldiers who are on the ground or in the air at Dresden are forever scarred by the stench of burned flesh. Vonnegut constantly uses the phrase “mustard gas and roses” to describe the smell of war. The roses are the romantic views of war and the mustard gas is the deadly side.
All of Gatsby’s dreams and hopes collapse because of the actions of Mr. Wilson. Likewise, Mrs. Wilson’s hopes collapse, because of her husband’s vapidness, and are re-formed into the effigy of Tom Buchanan. Mr. Wilson instigates the desperation felt by his wife, which causes her to run in front of Tom Buchanan’s speeding vehicle and promptly perish. Throughout this unfortunate chain of events, Fitzgerald uses the symbol of dust and ash to signify the recurring themes of unfulfilled dreams and death. As Nick narrates the shot that killed Gatsby, he describes the bullet as, “...that ashen, fantastic figure gliding toward him” (161).
Morbid curiosity overrides compassion. In Fahrenheit, people run out of their homes to watch fires, watch the houses burn. This is just a more active rubbernecking, and it’s described on page 37. Bradbury writes, “Beatty flicked his fingers to [start the fire]... People ran out of houses all down the street.” This is significant because people, through television and general societal attitudes, don’t realize the emotional reality of death, destruction, and pain. All they see is the carnality on the screen, and they can’t parse that out from their actual lives.
In the passage if they don’t agree with a person or their beliefs and lifestyle they automatically plan to get rid of them with numerous pieces of technology. In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury placed in the future, discusses humanity and technology through setting. In Fahrenheit 451, the firehouse relied on its main source of technology to destroy its community. The everyday job of a fireman consisted of getting called out to destroy books which were a symbol of past cultures and knowledge and freedom, something they
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.
In the poem “the Conqueror Worm, by Edgar Allan Poe,” mimes keep destroying humanity repeatedly; the angels that are watching can’t help the mimes, showing that life is a never-ending cycle of death. Mimes keep destroying humanity repeatedly, by the Conqueror Worm because of all the destruction they have done after going crazy. “A blood red thing that writhes from out the scenic solitude!” (4.3-4) Poe uses this to show us how death came when the mimes least expected it Angels that are watching can’t help the mimes, “And seraphs sob at vermin fangs” (3.7) Poe is telling us that all the mimes are dead and that the angels are mourning their deaths. The angels can’t do anything to stop death, it comes, and it takes. This shows that life is
' The curtains of my bed were in flames. The whole house was blazing” (Poe 3). This shows that since he killed his cat he got karma. His house burns down because he got karma for killing his cat and his house burned down the same day he killed Pluto. Poe also uses the same literary device when he said “ Of my own thoughts it is folly to speak.
Body Revenge 266 words Revenge has happen in both Jasper Jones and the Dressmaker when, Eliza a character in jasper jones, burned her own home down because of what her father done to Laura “ And there, right in front of me, the Wishart house is crackling furiously from the inside. It’s a single box of flames. Ribbons of red and orange lick at broken windows” (page 391), but it also has some comparisons to Tilly who, burned the entire town down because they are trash that needed to be burned (1:51:00 to 1:52:00). In Jasper