John James Audubon and Annie Dillard both wrote short passages describing large flocks of birds using vivid imagery and descriptive diction to convey the effect that the flocks had on them as an observer. Both passages have an awed and laudatory tone since the writers seem to be enchanted by the beauty o the birds. While Audubon gives a literal description of what he saw, Dillard describes the birds through the extensive use of figurative language. The descriptive diction in both passages serves to give the reader a mental image of what the writer saw as the birds flew by. Audubon uses phrases like “countless multitudes” and “immense legions” to describe the large amount of birds that he watched fill the sky.
The range of time and birds has been increasing since the 1900s. The subject of this painting is being portrayed as honorable based on how much birds are very love and cared for in the Indian culture. The audience emotions for this painting is to feel appreciated and have love for the things that means so much to our culture today. This art is different and very simple due to not being made by a lot of materials. Its made of watercolor and
JOURNEY TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD: SECRET IDENTITY HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF THE WORD WONDERSTRUCK? IF SO, HOW DID YOU FEEL? GLAD? IF YOU WILL ASK ME, I FEEL ENCHANTED TO MEET SOMEONE LIKE HIM...AS WE START MY STORY; LET’S GO BACK TO WHERE I STARTED. I WAS A GIRL WHO DREAMED ABOUT BEING FREE FROM WHO REALLY I AM...LOOK AT THOSE BIRDS FLYING, ARENT THEY WONDERFUL?
Hwawon Bae AP English 3 – 2nd period 12/10/09 IWA #2 Mary Oliver is a poet who is an “indefatigable guide to the natural world.” “Owls” shows us Oliver’s detailed perspective and emotional feeling on the big eyed, flying creatures; her love and respect towards them. Oliver’s style in writing conveys the complexity of her response to nature. Mary Oliver greatly exaggerates reverence to owls. Although they are simply animals, birds to be more specific, she refers to them like they are gods and very elevated. Oliver uses words like glory and delicate to show her thoughts on the owl.
Michellae Brown Ms. Horton AP Lit. And Comp. Rhetorical Essay (Final) The beauty of birds in flight is all in the eye of the beholder. Two experiences of bird watching by Audubon and Dillard differ, one is objectively descriptive while the other is poetic in nature. In Audubon’s essay, he uses “objective” diction to create impartial and precise aspects of the birds in flock, with words such as “extreme beauty” and “immense legions.” He uses words such as these to not compare the birds to actual life, but to describe the image he sees and how it makes him feel.
Chirp little birdie, keep flying” don’t stop, she says smiling. Phoenix crosses the log she had cross before. She sees the same bush she got stuck in early, but ignores it this time.” Pretty bush you can’t fool me this time, “she said fearlessly. Mr. Scarecrow it’s you gain, I can’t dance I’m worn out, but let’s shake hands. The scarecrow is speechless, but hand stuck out.
Repetition of vowel sounds in non-rhyming words. Rhyme - The occurrence of an identical sound at the ends of two or more words. But the caged bird that stands on the graves of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream. Maya Angelou gives an amazing picture of a caged bird and her shadow screaming. It makes it so much stronger with the two rhyming words.
Faulkner’s use of the color white in this story is to represent the innocence and youth of Emily’s traditional past, before she falls victim to herself. Later Miss Emily is described to have worn all black attire and her eyes looked like to lumps of coal. Yellow is an attention getting color which may represent happiness and cheerfulness but on the other hand may also represent caution, deceit, and sickness. The use of the color is rather intriguing. The yellow glove Homer wore on his and Miss Emily’s buggy rides represents the friendliness of Homer that the town seemed to enjoy but the yellow pillow that Miss Emily’s head rested on when she passed most likely represented her mental state at that time.
In descriptive passages, Audubon and Dillard both describe large flocks of birds in flight, Dillard artistically pondering how exhilarating and beautiful these creatures are while Audubon observes them scientifically taking note as they fly over him. Dillard uses an artistic approach to her observations, describing the flying birds a “flight extended like a fluttering banner, an unfurled oriflamme”. Her metaphors constructs to her artistic point of view and letting on know she is taking this sight as a spiritual experience rather then a scientific observation. Dillard gives the birds an overview like if they were magnificent creatures and appreciating a simple pleasure one may take for granted. She ends the passage describing