By showing this the author clearly sets that not all foreigners moving to the United States have a hard time learning english and/or are bad at speaking it. This point if further enforced by her use of a personal anecdote in the first paragraph. The use of this makes the positive emotions she is portraying seem more real and personal. This makes her argument that she had a positive
Puritan influences shaped the colony’s government. For example only land owning men who had a church membership could vote (T 62). The Puritans establishment of a state religion also influenced the establishment of smaller more tolerant colonies around Massachusetts and the actions of the Puritans towards the natives. The settlers justified their mistreatment and cruelty, such as the burning William Bradford describes, “It was a fearful to see them thus frying in the fire, and the streams of blood quenching the same; and horrible was the stink and scent thereof: but the victory seemed so sweet sacrifice, and they gave the praise thereof to God,” (Doc D), as the will of God. John Winthrop said in particular “If God were not pleased with our inheriting these parts why doth he still make roome for us by them diminishing as we increase?”
Turner and Lizzie were different, but the still got along in the novel. Lizzie helped Turner realize that there is no difference between Lizzie and him, despite of race difference. I like most the characters and their personalities. All of the characters personalities help shaped the book’s theme and message.
They had some specific reason for being inside the same fence. This knowledge delighted me.” What he meant was that he took paragraphs out of books and applied them to the real-world in order to make better understanding of things going on around him. All of the words in the paragraph stood for something. Just like all of the people in a community.
Harriet Jacobs’s story is incredibly detailed. It introduces the reader to her world, the personal tone that she uses makes the reading more appealing and easy to understand. In my opinion the text is well written, without the pomposity of the time. It is clear, direct without leaving any detail behind. The use of first person makes more intimate and easy to follow the story.
This gave the wrong impression to the people of the fifteenth century by objectifying this mass group of people. He explains that people viewed the slaves as “beast’s” and that they are treated as such but he believes that they should still be given salvation. In the third chapter Knox made it clear that he believes slaves should be taught Christianity. One of the biggest arguments that he makes is, what is the “Divine and Human Laws”? This meaning, what constitutes as something morally right or morally wrong.
Readers could get his shame and anger from his choice of words “shocked” and “horror”. His tone made readers feel his emotion while reading the excerpt, thereby achieved his purpose of moving the readers. In conclusion, Malcolm X used two powerful techniques, hyperbole and tone, to express himself and impress the readers. He made me believe that “Ten guards and the warden couldn’t have torn me out of those books”(X,33).
The meaning and style in " Sinners in the hands of an angry God" and "The ministers black veil" compare and contrast because in Jonathan Edwards sermon in "Sinners in the hands of an angry God" really showed how strong his religious belief was. Edwards sermon was very serious. Edwards purpose was to scare people into changing their ways by making them believe that God was going to condemn them to hell for their sins. The story contains imagery, analogy, hyperbole, and diction. In the sermon Edwards spoke in a very harsh, scary, forceful, judgemental, but yet passionate tone.
Response to Freda I am in total agreement with you Freda about using graphic organizers which helps construct meaning. Likewise, I am a visual learner and this organizer is awesome and is very beneficial when researching articles and collecting information. Therefore, it will improve communication more effectively when writing my literature review. Reference freeology.com/graphicorgs/
Moreover, Edwards had a powerful impact on his puritan audience of his puritan audience because of his use of a complex figurative language in the passage. In paragraph 2, it states that “They are now the objects of that very same anger and wrath of God, which is expressed in the torments of hell”. It also states that “Is not at present very angry with them as he is with many miserable creatures now tormented in hell”. Theses quotes reveal that God power is fear so that it can shut the sinners down and destroy sinners who made him angry.
Figurative language can be a compelling factor in literary works ranging from romantic poetry to political speeches. It forces the reader, or listener, to visualize and understand what the author is trying to say. Jonathan Edwards utilized this writing technique in his powerful sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” Edwards used imagery, metaphors, and personification to express his differentiating attitudes towards both sinners and God which consisted of complete disgust in regards to the former and unwavering respect for the latter. Jonathan Edwards relied more on the composition of his writing rather than the execution of it which is why figurative language is found so often in this sermon.
Alder did an excellent job of giving examples to support his views as well as convincing the audience to become involved in their own understanding of things they read. He made it more about the importance of the reader’s opinions rather than the promotion of his