In the story ”The Treasure of Lemon Brown” the author uses figurative language.He uses examples such as “Gusts of wind made bits of paper dance between the parked cars.” He uses these to describe the setting and the reader infers that there is trash in the streets - maybe not a nice neighborhood. Here he uses personification to describe the dirty and messy streets. “The dark sky, filled with
The poem “Incident” by Countee Cullen shows a dark side in society and it honestly made feel very disappointed. The speaker is reminiscing about his time living in baltimore; being called a racial slur by a kid of similar age as him, eight years of age. Although the incident may have occurred during the early 1900s, it still made me feel quite disappointed with society. A child young as 8 years old does not understand the connotations behind racial slurs. For the speaker to experience this from an early age and coming from a child of similar age is society’s fault.
For example, the author’s word choice in the sentence, “. . .graffiti-scarred building to the grim shadows.” The author wants the reader to understand the mood as eerie, creepy, and dark by describing the setting. Also, the sentence, “His father’s brows knitted over deep brown eyes.” allows the reader to comprehend how the author is trying to convey the character as. By doing so, the reader is able to infer the character as angry.
It is also in december so it 's cold outside and very very dark. The only thing to see outside is the moon and the branches that cross it 's path. He is going through a rough time and is thinking about sad and dark things. He is up reading and pondering all the things he did wrong. At this time he is weak and weary and can barely
Camus conveys to the reader that in Oran there were ‘violent extremes of temperature’ which illustrates the harsh living conditions at the time of the war. He conveys that though countries may be at war and individuals may be suffering and dying due the Plague, the weather may not always correspond to this. This is because the weather, and humanity as a whole are indifferent to the struggle of others. Camus also shows that there was a lack of passion and love in the town itself as he says ‘everyone is bored, and devotes himself to cultivating habits’ (Camus 4). Through the course of the novel, we see that people come to love and care for their loved ones when there is an increase in hardship and struggle.
I walked out beyond the town to look at the weather. The bad weather was coming over the mountains from the sea.” (Hemingway 174); an omen of the metaphorical storm of a tragedy that would befall Jake and his compatriots. This tragedy is the result of the flawed characters, strenuous circumstances, and pessimistic, yet realistic, lack of hope the main character finds himself feeling in the conclusion of the book. The Sun Also Rises is a tragedy that depicts the miserable lives of expatriates coping with their mental and physical
Natural Imagery: A Direct Reflection on Key Points Ever wonder why people say an emotional person has a dark cloud over their head? One may use natural imagery to explain what kind of atmosphere in which the individual is surrounded by, whether it is positive or negative. Throughout Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, both stories seem to have a negative and rather gloomy vibe, which is portrayed through the use of natural imagery. In Macbeth, the absence of light and the reactions of animals are the images that best portray a dark and mysterious mood, whereas in Frankenstein, the mood is best set by the reoccurring storms. Through out these readings, it is evident that natural imagery sets the mood as being dark, gloomy, and mysterious, and this occurs during the most significant points in each story.
The valley of the ashes -- the area between the West and East Egg -- represents absolute poverty and hopelessness. Fitzgerald first introduces “The desolate area of land” (35) in chapter two, where “ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and...translucent effort of men who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air. (35)” Unlike the extravagant West and East egg, the valley of the ashes presents a dark tone to the novel. All the events that occur in the valley of the ashes appears to be morally unsettling because of the dark and grey connotation. The colour grey -- the colour for dreariness -- describes this valley, a place of no hope and future.
Bismarck continued being Chancellor until Wilhelm his views become restricted and eventually took that over too. He had a bad reputation with other countries like Europe because of his rude commentary and bitter criticism. Wilhelm was known for his forceful and rash tactics. These characteristics were vividly shown during his foreign policy. When writing this document Wilhelm’s bad public perception played a big role.
In the story, Black Swan Green by David Mitchell the author uses very dark and gloomy word choice to develop the ideas of how his character Jason feels about his stammer. In the very first paragraph of the excerpt of page 24, the setting is described as “wipers could not keep up with the rain…”. This shows that the character portrays the setting as very gloomy. This also foreshadows how the rest of the events in the story will feel. Specify on page 25 Jason uses the word "Bunsen-burnered" and "ashamed" on page 25 and 26.
The root of Chillingworth 's name translates to be cold, as he was a cold and dark man too. Hawthorne gives images dark characteristics too, such as "the black flower of civilized society" (Hawthorne 50) and "The Black Man" (Hawthorne 193). Flowers are one of many physical items given such gloomy characteristics, because they are representing dark and negative aspects in the novel. Pearl, Hester 's daughter, even recognizes this sense of darkness. In
In the Story “Popular Mechanics”, Carver demonstrates the devastating collapse of a household. The setting presented foreshadows the entirety of the story, “Early that day the weather turned and the snow was melting into dirty water. Streaks of it ran down from the little shoulder-high window that faced the backyard. Cars slushed by on the street outside, where it was getting dark. But it was getting dark on the inside too”.
The setting of the book gives a unique attraction to you. The setting was different from the books I have read. The storms out at sea and the blizzards on land give you the feel of what the characters felt. The authors describe the storms at sea in extreme details. That gives you idea of how horrifying sea storms are.