Since Wilde and his audience share the same values, he is trying to show he has the same disappointment as the reader would when reading the piece. The air of superiority Wilde emits is also something he would wish to share with his audience, given that they no longer see America is a land of adventure, but as a land of reality and
The speaker does not dwell on the hardships he has just endured, but instead remarks that he feels “painted and glittered.” The diction used towards the end of the work conveys the new attitude of the speaker. He is overcome with his triumph over the swamp, and now indulges in the beauty of new life and rebirth after struggle. Oliver’s strong diction conveys the speaker’s transformation and personal growth over
“ successfully represent the questioning tone of the poem. She asks questions the hurricane about why does it visit England and reminds her her home. The narrator is very confused about all these feelings inside of her that the hurricane has released. Since, the hurricanes must be scary and frightening for ordinary people. However, for her it is comforting and reminds her of home.
Vincent Millay they also have their difference. Some of their differences are the way the tone and mood are expressed through the poems. The tone is the way the author feels about his and the attitude he sets in the poem and the mood is how the reader feels as he or she reads the poem. In the poem Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare he has a very appreciative tone as he compares his lover to a summer's day and how he appreciates her and tells the reader that she is way better than a summer's day. Shakespeare's poem also has a loving mood.
The poem includes several different tones and examples of imagery to give the reader a true sense of what this poem is supposed to mean. Many of the metaphors used are presented in such a way that deems as strange or mistaken for. The narrator starts off the poem with a somber, thoughtful statement: “I am wearing dark glasses inside the house To match my dark mood”. To be wearing dark glass inside of the house is strange enough in itself as it makes their vision of the world that much darker. This is due to the literal sense that in
No audience would ever know our story” (Justice). This quote expertly conveys the feelings of many people in the Great Depression. No one wanted to complain about their troubles, because everyone had the same or worse problems. Justice’s view is very intriguing because of his being an upperclassman. He did not have to deal with as many hardships as other families and people had to, so his perspective as an onlooker looking on people struggle is the same view that people in the present have now.
In this context, it means that since the main objective is to envision and explain a given entity’s behaviour, it is best to adopt the stance that will allow us to reach the objective. According to Kind (2004), it is clearly seen that by adopting the intentional stance will prove to be helpful as it can be an influential method to foretell and define a well-programmed chess-playing computer performs.
Both stories were passionately written after love had partaken, but the fairy tale ends had come upon them. The concept of reality ties in with illusion because in nature, humans are blinded with their own thoughts and feelings, just as the two women in these stories were blinded through love and awoke with heartbreak with similarities and differences. Similar to each other, Evona Darling and My Ex-Husband paint the picture of two women who are inspired through passion and admiration, but have come to the realization their illusions were just that, an illusion. Evona is a mother desperate to take her son back from her ex-mother-in-law and finds herself determined to get what she has lost, her son. Written descriptively, “It was all Evona could do not to stop and help her
At first, the story-teller tries to fight against the growing oppression. She even challenges John’s treatment by writing the diary. Yet, while one part of her may believe John wrong, another part believes that since he is the man, the doctor, and therefore the authority, he may be right. Because they hold unequal power positions in the relationship and in society, she lacks the courage and self-esteem to assert her will over his even though she knows that his “treatment” is harming her. When he tells to practice in self-control over her irritation with him, the effect is ironic; he controls everything and even makes her feel ungrateful for such a care.
In the end, it has been shown that Oscar Wilde has satirized love using farce such as in the sentence that girls never marry the men that they flirt with, when you would expect that to always be the case. This is also an example of inverted expectation because you would believe the opposite to be true. Wilde also uses diction to criticize love throughout the play in sentences such as when Algernon said that there was nothing romantic in proposing because he likes the uncertainty of love. Ordinarily, people would show their devotion to their significant other by making it official through a proposal, but Algernon disagrees. Oscar Wilde also uses dramatic irony to satirize love such as in the sentence when Gwendolen states that she has also wanted to marry someone that has the name of Ernest, when his real name is Jack, and not even Ernest.