Codi’s gradual maturation and love for the environment, Hallie’s strength and bravery, and the women of the Stitch and Bitch club all represent the ecofeminist aspect of the novel. Similarly in Prodigal Summer, the novel Animal Dreams revolves around a strong, female character, Codi,
Scott Fitzgerald uses the seasons as an important role in The Great Gatsby. Understanding the meaning behind the seasons and how they are connected to the characters and the events in the story helps build a stronger context of the novel. The summer allows Nick and Gatsby to believe that they have a new beginning for a certain part of their lives. It also brings intensity on the hottest day to show why the dramatic events occurred the way that they did. Examples of this are Gatsby’s increased love and hope for Daisy and the powerful conflict between Gatsby and Tom.
One of the most prominent writer is Kamala Markandaya, she analysis the relationship between her female protagonist and the environment highlighting the ambiguous relationship women have with nature and their immediate environment. In the novel, Nectar in a sieve, the author portraits the darker shades of nature and the simultaneous conjunction of the darker aspects of women. The crisis of identity of the women is mediated through the land - metaphorically and literally. Rukmani the protagonist of the novel along with her family nearly starved to death when nature is unpredictable. There is drought and while Rukmani faces so much calamities, the daughter Ira is forced into prostitution to help the family to
“To Autumn” is a poem filled with praises for the autumn season for its loads of abundance and blessings. It's true, Autumn does have its music and charm! In the evenings, mournful gnats are heard in the willows of the river banks. The lamb's bleat and the red breast whistle, hedge-crickets sing is a sign of approaching winter. (Keats & Motion, 15).
Thus, Katherine Mansfield utilizes different settings to develop the character Laura as Laura adapts with a new perspective on adulthood. In the beginning, Mansfield develops a scenery with a calm tone. As the narrator Laura is amazed by the “weather [being] ideal,” she is astonished by the actuality
His desire for the Goddess is growing. The Goddess and the God unite them and the Goddess is receiving. This ritual is celebrating the fertility of the Goddess. At Midsummer (Lithua) the summer is at his cenit, fertility is at his highest point. At Lughnasadh the time of the first harvest.
In the poem, it takes place in the woods, it is not just an ordinary forest, it is very unique with lots and lots of trees. The speaker finds that he/she needs to decide between two roads to go down, and he went down the less traveled one. He wants to come back and go down the other one, but thinks he will not be able to go back. The speaker then starts to think,“I doubted if I should ever come back, I shall be telling this with a sigh.” ( 15-16 “The Road Not Taken”). The poet in this is shifting from the beginning half until he changes the tone when he starts to lose positivity, then starts getting sad that he probably cannot go back.
Beauty is illustrated through the characters in both stories. In Rappaccini’s Daughter, Beatrice is “with as much richness of taste as the most splendid of the flowers, beautiful as the day, and with a bloom so deep and vivid that one shade more would have been too much. She looked redundant with life, health, and energy; all of which attributes were bound down and compressed, as it were, and girdled tensely, in their luxuriance, by her virgin zone” (Rappaccini’s Daughter). The garden’s beauty symbolizes the same of Beatrice’s. Beatrice has a connection to the flowers in garden; she is beautiful, transmits a lovely scent, and even dresses to be similar to one.
mind of the narrator. According to Rigney, Barbara H. book Madness and Sexual Politics ―’The protagonist sees the heron as symbolic of her own psychological death’ (100). She feels deep disgust towards killing of the bird and compares the same act with the oppression and harassment of the women. Women‘s association with fertility and men‘s with environment abuse serves as a metaphor of the violation of women by men. She realizes that no other being can help her in discovering her real self and, therefore, she turns to nature.
Music, you had and muse was your kingdom, the Divine tunnel that connected our nostalgic thoughts that swam into the myriad shorelines of Life. Spring was your last wonder, when you loved the flowers of different fragrance and you caressed them like Love birds that warbled from the top of some clustery mossy tress. How great that Love adored your spring and Muse, same as our love letters that conveyed the rich emotions. Now the clouds started to gloom in the skies, same as our thoughts that we are going to part-away in a dreary evening. We had to put away our emotional state and seek our new life ahead.