As the wise philosopher Albert Camus once said: “The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding” ("Albert Camus."). In the captivating short story Where Are You Going, Where Are you Been? Joyce Carol Oates is trying to show the readers that beauty and vanity can be sometimes harmful. Bored and tired of being ordinary, and still being treated as a child, the main character engaged in a rebellion that think will make her look older, more like an adult. The author also shows the readers how Connie’s obsession with her beauty, her dreaminess and carelessness of the world made her more ignorant and lack awareness. That also made her become more vulnerable to the real dangers and the evilness that exists in the world. That danger was represented by an old man who pretends to be an eighteen year old boy that seduced and kidnaped Connie. The end of the story Joyce Carol Oates leaves it open to the readers, because that way it makes the reader think of what might have happened, whether she got raped or whether she is killed, after the main character leaves with the antagonist of the story. Oates shows that ignorance, narcissism and the lack of
In other words, McCloskey drew pictures of nature in such a way as to allow viewers see its beauty. For instance, the shadows created by the clouds seem so authentic that it allows the reader to appreciate them. This natural image is also viewed in McCloskey’s pictures
In an excerpt from her novel We Were the Mulvaneys, Joyce Carol Oates uses disorganized syntax, detailed imagery, and repetition to characterize the speaker, Judd Mulvaney, as a young, curious boy, coming-of-age and suddenly aware of his maturity and of the realities of life.
Imagery is defined as "a mental event involving [the] visualization of a concept or relationship" (Burns 71). This means that when people form an image in their heads, they tend visualize themselves in it. It is easier for people to understand a message when a clear picture is created because, “pictures in particular can facilitate information processing,” (Chang 54). In the “Nine Days” commercial, numerous images are used to influence the audience to think about themselves and their financial situations. The commercial begins with the camera zooming into a glass office, symbolizing transparency.
Expanitory Essay In stories meant to scare the reader, transformation symbolizes the cultural changes occuring in society. For example, in the stories “House Taken Over” and “The Feather Pillow” the authors use transformation and scary elements that happen to the charters to frighten us. Both stories are examples of Magical Realism. Magical Realism is realistic fiction.
Where Are You Going Where Have You Been? By Joyce Carol Oates Psychoanalytic Criticism Question How are id, ego and superego represented in “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?” By Joyce Carol Oates?
So I called the police and they came to the house and searched it and they said that "I just forgot to close the door and nobody was there. " I got my items out of my truck and there was no sign of the guy the night before and I was really relieved. I just continued my day and watched a football game and I started hearing things up stair but I thought it was a mice
I slammed the door in the drunk man’s face, trying to lock the deadbolt, but failing. The man was asking for my parents. I ran to find one of them, and told them a drunk man was at the door. My dad unhappily went to see what the man wanted. While he went, I kept asking myself, “Why is that guy here?”
Just then I realized there was a note written in blood, it read: I know were your brother is, Wayville, come alone. Without a second thought, I walked outside and got on my motorcycle for some reason I don’t know. My neighbor walked out and asked me what I was doing, I replied with something along the lines off finding someone, they just laughed but managed to get out, “Honey just let the police do their jobs, they’ll find Darin,” But I rode off anyway. I had no idea what I was getting into.
This wednesday, a early release day, I took the bus home, and as we neared my house I saw the usual Mercedes parked out in our driveway. But it wasn't until I got to my door and said "hello" but got no reply, implying that nobody was home. So I went and got the keys to the Mercedes. I called my parents ahead of time just to make sure they wouldn't be home at the time that I was taking the Mercedes.
The picture taker was excessively inclined, making it impossible to detail. He gave careful consideration to the picture arrangement and preparatory investigation of everything about. Frequently, he made representations of future takes a shot at the paper, envisioned area of the items and individuals, and so on. At that point he looked for the right position of the light and the models.