She creates emphasis, showing the readers how she feels. She uses diction, more or less connotation and denotation. She uses Syntax, sentence structures, to shoe hoe she is changing her point on what others think. But most of all, she uses Figurative Language to make everything she says come together and make sense- come to life. Annie Dillard uses diction based on her word choice.
Lillian Eileen Doherty is Associate Professor of Classics, University of Maryland, College Park. Praise / Awards "Applying an elegant blend of narratological and audience-oriented analytic strategies, Doherty argues that, for the late twentieth-century woman reader (as well as the male reader of lower-class status), the Odyssey must be considered a problematic text. In contrast to the bulk of Greco-Roman literature, it assumes the presence of females in its implied audience and offers them positive subject positions with which to identify--those of privileged, intelligent women like Penelope and Arete. Yet, by restricting the narratological operations of such 'good' women to the secondary function of
You will be evaluated on your introduction and thesis, the body paragraphs in which you argue your claims, and the concluding paragraph. You will also be expected to use the novel as a source, and cite in proper MLA format. A) Julia and Winston Write a formal literary essay considering Julia and Winston as complementary characters. Discuss how they differ in terms of their morality and ethical views, their feelings about history, and their political values. Take care to illustrate your arguments with quotations from the text.
In The Turn of the Screw, Henry James presents a variety of interpretations of the governess for the reader to look at. These different interpretations each can be justified and equally all have evidence for them in the novella. Some of these interpretations look at the governess as being self important, naive or inexperienced and also as heroic. The governess is often suggested by James, to be self important. James’ choice of language in the Governess’ manuscript displays this interpretation; Frequent use of the words, “mine”, “me”, “myself” give this interpretation verification.
The Holy Bible in the same manner can be misinterpreted in many ways as well. The deceptive views of the Holy Bible can lead to oppression so that women may think and use religion as being just a source. The novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood discusses the misuse of religion as a supreme source of oppression and superiority. Allusion in this novel has been shown to make connections between Gilead and the Bible itself,
In this paper, I will argue for Butler’s view on how certain gender performance is restricted in these numerous fields, and how Ms. Butler would object to these various situations. In the opening statement of Gender Trouble, Butler states, “feminist theory has assumed that there is some existing identity, understood through the category of women, who initiates feminist interests and goals.” (CITE GENDER TROUBLE PAGE 1 HERE) By this quote, she explains that feminist theory created the problem that it represents, while at the same time preventing its own progression. She supports this claim with her primary example of gender restriction in the field of representation in politics. Although this problem has no surefire resolution, it is suggested that in order for women to have true political visibility, the development of an identity that truly represents one as an individual is key. Butler suggests the following theory as a solution to these multifaceted complications.
Mohandas K. Gandhi and Henry David Thoreau speak of and develop similar government opinions and points, through their interpretations of Civil Disobedience through literary elements; they prove similar points of civil disobedience but with their own style of writing and use of rhetorical devices. Thoreau uses hypophora multiple times throughout Civil Disobedience, which by definition is raising one or more questions and answering them directly after. Thoreau states (pg. 371-72 lines 31-39) “Can there not be a government in which majorities do not virtually decide only those questions to
At the conclusion of her essay, Ozick personifies the essay as “she”, giving us a better idea of what an essay would look like or would do if it were a “she”. Ozick says “She may be bold, she may be diffident, she may rely on beauty or cleverness, on eros or exotica. Whatever her story, she is the protagonist, the secret self's personification”. She uses the title in her essay to say that the writing can be looked at as if it were an actual person. It embodies the writer, yes, but it also embodies a person.
In order to communicate the significance of such a question I will consider aspects of Freud’s symbolic order and feminist criticism of patriarchal discourse as well as the categorisation of women therein. I will use these selected theoretical aspects in conjunction with specific instances from Hart’s narrative in order to effectively examine a process of fictionalisation. As a point of departure I will briefly discuss the problems inherent within this said rigid discourse and in what ways the notions of gender related trauma emerge from its violence. I will relate the notions of trauma as defined by Cathy Caruth to the above mentioned problematic discourse and, furthermore, draw on LaCapra’s concept of acting out and working through as approaches to dealing with trauma. In historical discourse the focus is on men and the furthering of mankind through their achievements.
PRESENTATION: WHAT WAS THE CONTRIBUTION OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT TO UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SITUATION OF WOMEN? As says Isabel Burdiel, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) embodied in his life and his work, as a woman and as an intellectual, of the most extraordinary way, currents of thought and tension (public and private) of his time and his country. Puritanism and radicalism, enlightened rationalism and romantic subjectivity were combined and encouraged each other, in the little and decidedly short life of a woman "in the name of reason and common sense", was devoted to systematically contradict all and each of the views and customs of his time (Burdiel, 2000). M. Wollstonecraft lived in the environment of England in the second half of the 18th century, in the process of ideological comformación of which Mary Poovey has referred to as "the proper Lady" Victorian: the social definition of women as epitome of private and moral values; as "the home Angel" which was built femininity through the sublimation chastity, the feeling and the selflessness. The French revolution will mark a before and a later in the history of Europe but it will also do so in the life of Mary Wollstonecraft.