One technique he certainly utilizes more than once is exaggeration. By embellishing the story, he heightens the enjoyment for his reader, and also gets his point across more clearly. Furthermore, satire and sarcasm help illustrate what Sedaris finds absurd, while still making it humorous. In “I Pledge Allegiance to the Bag,” Sedaris ridicules American tendencies by writing, “Trains don’t normally sneak up on people. Unless they’re derailed, you pretty much know where to find them…” (216).
These varied values are presented by the characters as it assisting the audience to consider all views. This is revealed when Roy discusses the purpose of Cosi Fan Tutee after Cherry asks what it’s about, he replies ‘about testing how true your love is’. He reveals his own position in the topic as he slates, ‘Don Alfonso is proved right’. Nowra’s technique a ‘play within a play’ is an effective tool as it acts as a catalyst for the characters to have a discussion on the topic of love and fidelity including people who aren’t in the play such as Lucy and Nick ensuring we see their evolving relationships. Nowra exhibits the major conception in the 1970s of free love, this questions a person’s fidelity as Lucy and Nick are having sex “She’s having sex with me, and sleeping with you”, as Lewis finds out he questions Lucy by quoting “love is like an Arabian phoenix”.
With both these goals, we need to find out what their needs are and address them right away. We need to understand their attitude towards the topic, by looking into their background. Knowing the purpose of our writing will allow us to take the reader on a journey to a greater understanding. Otherwise we are truly writing for ourselves hoping we can get the attention of someone when we just have us in mind. Bibliography Flower, Linda “Writing for an Audience”.
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Inspirational Story or Romance? The novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is a very powerful and emotionally moving piece of Literature. The movie, although made with a different purpose, still captures significant details and emotions, which makes it an unforgettable motion picture. The author, Zora Neale Hurston, and the director, Darnell Martin, approach their works with different purposes in mind. The author, being the original creator, wrote this book to inspire women by sharing the story of Janie developing as a woman and finding her own voice.
Literature is also very important because it relates to each person in many different ways and it has some affect on us as well. It is great to teach us about out past and many cultural difference that we have had and even may encounter in our present lives. The piece of literature that will be identified throughout this paper will show us how certain folks behaved in the former days and can even relate to how they behave today. The Welcome Table by Alice Walker, will show that we all can be judged by the way we look (color of the skin) and by the way we dress. The Welcome Table by Alice Walker is a great story to analyze.
With much imagery. Its not to tell a story,but allow a story to be created. I love to keep the plot interesting, and leave them wanting new situations to pop up in each and every crack in the books. The style is complex yet loose at thesametime. It is not only my critisism, but at the same time, your very own.
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is an intriguing novel containing many literary elements that are key to the books story line. “Books contain many literary elements that enhance them and make them more interesting to the reader. More often than not the literary elements are used in a book to give it a more personal feel, so the reader can connect with the characters”(Fahrenheit 451). Some of the elements included in Fahrenheit 451 are internal and external conflict as well as the atmosphere, all play an important role in the story. These are not the only elements shown in this novel, but they seem to be the most crucial to understanding the meaning of the book.
The Affect of Narration on Character Development Great Literary works have for years brought great enjoyment to readers and has sparked many discussions. These works give the audience the benefit of allowing them to succumb inside the story, either from multiple perspectives or a direct single point of view. However, no matter the case, the direction of the stories and development of the characters are directly related to the development of the narration. The narration of any story is the main drive behind the success and the gateway for a reader to succumb themselves inside . I believe that the type of narration of a great literary work is purposefully placed to show two cases: the flaws of a great character, or the hidden good conscious
(Pg 130) Another major theme throughout The Alchemist is the feeling of superstition, mystery, or a hidden magic of sorts. This classic theme has been rejuvenated into a new meaning that the reader instantly takes to the heart, and treasures deeply. The Alchemist"tms themes have inspired millions to find their dreams, to follow the omens, and realize their own Personal Legends in a way that few other books have. To many, realizing your dreams and fulfilling your destiny may seem like wishful thinking, but Paulo Coelho makes accomplishing these goals seem so simple and so easy that all the reader has to do is try. The message Coelho conveys, as well as his astounding settings, simple but meaningful writing style, and illustrious storyline enchants and transforms the hearts and minds of its readers.
In her retelling, Gemma frequently uses the traditional phrases Once upon a time and lived happily ever after. But it is clear to the reader that she personalises the material in such a way as to link it with the nightmarish events of her wartime life. Two parrallel stories are developed simultaneosuly: by Gemma's whole version of the Briar Rose tale which Becca recognises to be a metaphor for gemma's life (page 17) the effects of it is that the fairy tale references seem to deepen the story of gemma's holocaust suffering's and realte them to the whole cultural tradition of good and evil, of suffering and rescue, and of seeking and eventually finding. The