The use of repetition in first person point of view helps to stir some emotion of the unknown. It creates the suspense of not knowing what will happen next. By using first persons point of view, Poe was able to illustrate how the narrator feels. An example of this is when the narrator uses the phrases at the beginning to question his existence. The narrator wanted to know if he was mad, or not.
Journey by Night is a wonderful example of a short story, comprising of the many identifying features of the genre. Of these features, Journey by Night makes use of settings, characterization, dialogue, and literary devices to a great extent, eventually giving the story an ironic conclusion. Irony is in fact a very distinguishing feature in the story. From the introduction till the conclusion, different forms of irony are used subtly in the form of other literary devices, all serving as a buildup towards the ultimate irony of the story, which would be the fact that the driver was as afraid as the passenger. Perhaps one of the most superficial layers of irony used in the story would be of verbal irony.
What devices does Oscar Wilde use in the introduction of Dorian Gray in Chapter 2, and what effect does this have on the reader? Oscar Wilde uses many different literary devices when introducing the character of Dorian Gray. These all have a various impacts on the reader who, as an audience, are led to feel different emotions towards the character. Initially, Oscar Wilde uses obscurity when first introducing Dorian Gray. This creates a sense of mystery, as despite the significance of the character, the audience is unaware of what to expect:- "As they entered they saw Dorian Gray.
In my opinion, this story is not satisfying. There are too much wanting things they didn’t say. This story The Tell-Tale Hearts Story is not spellbinded me because of the author. First, I can’t learn everything about the person in that story. At beginning i don’t know that it he is a gir lor boy, don’t know his name.
At first the narrator speaks in an omniscient voice that seems to be able to tell us the truth about the events presented in the novel and to control the story and the characters in an effective way. As the narrative progressed, the narrator begins to be more and more uncertain of his or her own design. The voice becomes suddenly faltering and unreliable, misjudging the characters and making false prophecies about the story: "I always believed that girl was a pack of lies. "(Morrison, 35) The narrator becomes too intrusive and looses his or her
Passion there was none. I loved the old man…Now this is the point. You fancy me mad”(37). As a result of this specific first person style of writing, the audience assumes insanity. By the narrator already assuming psychological judgment from the reader, the reader can also feel to question and doubt his sanity through just the first-person perspective.
Pi presented the audiences with two different stories and, although one does seem more reasonable, he never really clarifies which story is true. The audience can blindly accept the ‘story without animals’ or can even accept the ‘better story’, as it is still a possibility, as it has not been denied. It is even possible that Pi did not actually share the truth, and the actual tale was never told. Amid all these choice the audience can get lost in confusion. One can even get confused as one tries to analyze and compare the two stories.
This quote suggests how the author can make readers feel nervous, and make them curious of what will happen, so time creates suspense in the story. Time is not the only device that Poe uses in his short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart”. Another element used to create suspense is first person point of view. Poe expresses the narrator’s emotions like a real person’s feeling. Poe demonstrates each feeling of the narrator’s experiences.
Below the many secrets and or lies are explained and revealed, as are the reasons the characters were fated to know the secrets kept amongst them. The secrets and lies told in the novel all revolved around the name Earnest and his life. Jack Worthing told a simple lie concealing his true identity, which he didn’t even know to begin with. Both Algernon and Jack pretended to have a horrible brother, who nonchalantly walked about society. Jack and Algernon had made their brothers up to give themselves an escape route to be someone completely different.