Elie Wiesel has written his story from personal experience. The book Night gives you an inside image of the horrors and hopelessness in Adolf Hitler’s concentration camps of World War II. Wiesel tells how his childhood turns around within a few years of being a man in the concentration camps. From my perspective this book is not only a warning sign for our future generations, it’s a well descriptive novel and a good story to read, it gives a great Intel and goes into great depth about that time in history. Also one of the only books that has showed me one’s voice has a very huge impact than a listing of statistics.
As timely now as it was written 48 years ago, “The Outsiders” is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction written by S.E Hinton. Books such as “The Outsiders” have the power to affect readers’ lives and stay with them forever. Ponyboy’s life was not easy, he had it tough and he is very aware of that. But he finds ways to make it work. I really liked this book because it was like a “Blast in the past” sorta thing because we are reading a book about a 14 year old in the mid 60s, and he is talking about the issues he has and the differences between the two groups the Socs and the Greasers,we get a rare glimpse of a boy 's life in the 60s and we get to read a unique piece of literature which we can’t find nowhere else.
Gary Jackson, an African-American, who is into the comic-books world of Superman, Batman and the X-Men. In the book Missing you, Metropolis by Gary Jackson, many of the poems is about his friend Stuart and Jackson. They read comics together and grow up together. By experiencing comic books Jackson corporate superheroes in his search for self-identity but escape from reality, a theme that I feel like Jackson used throughout the collection of poems was friendship. In real life and comic book, friendship take a good place in the life of the people, to the point that are treated with love, take care of each other and feel like if that person is your other half.
The Holocaust, death, and sexual identity are three very deep and profound subjects, and the comic medium helps bring these topics to life. No longer is the comic the silly humor on the back of your newspaper. Before comics used to be a form of cheap, low-class art. Spiegelman and Bechdel show that comics are even more complex than the most sophisticated high-class art. The graphic novel is a powerful literary weapon that helps authors explain the complicated and subtle nuances that are crucial to the greater story.
Some ups and down are soon to come but as you get to know Jimmy, you will soon understand it may have happened to just the right person. The Dumbest Idea Ever by Jimmy Gownley has a character by the name of Jimmy who plays an excellent role showing someone who faces a tough conflict, resolving It through perseverance and defining his character by his fight to overcome. Jimmy comes face to face with many conflicts throughout the story. Yet, with strength and perseverance, Jimmy found his way through. One of Jimmy’s biggest issues was his teacher's perspective on comic books.
Author’s Crafts The way an author crafts a story strongly impacts the mood of the story. Within the novel, Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie, the main character - Steven - is a funny, sarcastic 13-year-old, When Jeffrey, his younger brother is diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L), his life takes a turn for the worst. However, instead of making the novel gloomy and depressing, Jordan Sonnenblick (the author) incorporated jokes and sarcastic comments into the tale. Steven lightened the mood of the novel by being funny and relatable with his jokes. When the tone of the novel became gloomy, Steven managed to crack jokes to lift the spirit of the story.
In “How ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ Changed My Life”, Ethan Gilsdorf compares the differences in nerd culture today and when he was a young adult. The purpose of this article is to analyse how Dungeons and Dragons and, by extention, games in general have changed over the years. He writes to other old D&D players and newer players, showing how the game has and hasn’t changed over the years. The genre is part narrative, part analysis, switching between the two to better explain his point. Gilsdorf has uses his personal experience to help the reader understand the differences in D&D from over twenty years ago and the game now.
The two authors had similar intentions on the plot of each literary text. Furthermore, these decisions had influenced the tone of suspense dramatically. The works had both started innocent and took a darker turn as the plot continued on its railroad track; a specific path Poe or Morris leads one down can determine the ominous impression they implement into the stories as a whole; the techniques expressed in Ruined allowed the book to obtain a stronger hold on the reader’s interest, setting the plot in motion. Without Paula Morris’s tactical strategy, the novel would not have been as attention grabbing as it was. Moreover, Poe’s story contains dragged out scenes that increases the attitude of it.
He also brings dark humor into many sad situations, and he is very informed on the events of the story, in a way that allows him to explain many outside events, shedding light on the situation that is outside of what Liesel, the protagonist, perceives. If I had come up with the idea for this story, I probably would have written it in the first person, the narrator being the protagonist, Liesel, because it would make the story seem more personal to the reader. Using Liesel as the narrator would have some advantages over using Death, because Liesel in experiencing all of these first hand, while Death can distance himself from the events that take
Stephen Crane was unquestionably a literary prodigy. Few authors have so dramatically shaped literary fiction or American writing as Crane did in his tragically short lifetime. His uncanny, realistic writing style, depicted throughout his many novels, including Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and The Red Badge of Courage, as well as his many short stories, has led him to be commonly designated "the first modern American writer" ("Stephen Crane"). Because Crane was capable of masterfully utilizing his keen observations and imagination, he was not only a pioneer in American naturalism and realism, but his works are also still iconic in literature and history today. Six years after the Civil War had ended, Stephen Crane was born in November of 1871 in New Jersey, to Mary Crane, an active writer for various Methodist papers, and Jonathan Crane, a Methodist minister.