Another reason this novel is well written is because it’s comedic. It’s funny and entertaining. Not everything in this novel is a joke, but the way the main character, Violet, explains her thoughts and thinks about everyday happenings is very entertaining and could probably make lots of people chuckle. Books with a hint of comedy are slightly hard to come by. It’s easy to find a cheesy book that is so cheesy it isn’t even funny and books that are so serious that you could read the entire novel cover to cover without a single facial expression.
Well, let me set you all straight: not every Chick Lit book is a winner; some of them really are boring, predictable and just a plain waste of time! However, some earlier novels are exciting, light and frankly a breath of fresh air for anyone who wants escapism with a practical sense of reality. And as the genre evolves, the standard of writing has too. Writers such as Lindsey Kelk and Scarlett Bailey stride ahead with novels that are glamorous but realistic and genuinely get their audience excited about what they are reading. Sub-genres such as; “Marriage Lit” and “Christian Lit” have started springing up across the literary
Rarely was that world projected as full of anger at racism, struggles for justice, or revolutions of the body and spirit. It's better to be cute than political, individual than collective-minded, and you should pray to be compared with Like Water for Chocolate. Now come the new books by Julia Alvarez and Demetria Martinez, both with radical themes that include criticism of U.S. policy and Anglo values. They have had flattering reviews, but profound political or social questions raised in each book go ignored: most critics seem happier with the romancing. Julia Alvarez's book is a fictionalized biography that moves its characters forward in the shadow of impending doom, yet never victimizes, never negates human complexity.
Symbolism and the Grapes of Wrath Very often in a novel symbolism is overlooked. Without realizing what some objects symbolize you are only reading part of the book. Throughout the Grapes of Wrath Steinbeck uses symbolism to provide a deeper understanding of the novel to the readers. Not everyone catches the important symbols. Coffee is an innocent enough substance, but it represents so much more than just a refreshing drink that wakes you up.
Though Capote’s method of data gathering is questionable at best (authorial assertion comprises the sole proof of Capote’s fantastic memory that captures everything in an interview without a tape recorder), and the fact that a lot of his research was passed from witnesses to Harper Lee to the her notes and finally to Capote and his interpretation of these notes, it would still be inappropriate and unfounded to label his book a pure fiction; instead, we should modify his statement to say that everything in the book is factual to him. If anyone else had written the book, even using the same research and evidence that Capote used, the novel would read quite differently; the book as Perry’s personal memoir would also change it drastically; a first-person account of the effects of the murder on Holcomb by a member of the community would also have a different message. Yet all of these books, if executed properly, would be truthful: they all would just contain different truths, or different interpretations of the truth. Whether or not In Cold Blood is as factual as it contends to be, then, is an issue muddled by varying definitions of truth. The problem lies in a definition of
I'd get rid of a couple of the cliché or tired phrases such as "sticks to her guns" and "back on his feet." The phrase "curses like a sailor" is also a bit overused, but I thought it added a colorful touch to the description of Sue. In the first sentence of the essay, "that" should really be "who" since the relative pronoun refers to a person, and in the second paragraph, I find the logic of "because" in the second sentence confusing. These are all small issues, but the essay, like any essay, does have room for improvement. In general, however, Jill has proven herself a talented writer.
Anh Nguyen EAP 98 Monica Monk February 17, 2014 Best Story Ever When people read any books, they usually have so many ideas. Most books are really helpful but some books are not. Now, I am reading the book that named The Fault in Our Stars by John Green and I already read some reviews on Amazon. Most people really like this book, but some people do not like it, because they think this book is pretentious, and characters are boring, which make many people disappointed. For me, I insistently said that this book is a wonderful book I have read by John Green, even though some negative reviews on Amazon claim that the character Hazel is too perfect, people want to stop reading when they only finish the first chapter, and the story is too boring.
The first, shoujo, is mainly girls reading or something that would appeal to both genders, while the second, shounen, tends to be more for guys interests, or those who like violence. Shoujo tends to have more of the romance and comedy aspects to them, and are very good for beginners. Many of the shounen however are very violent, featuring martial arts, and often even partial nudity. I personally suggest the shoujo, as it’s easier to read. The first thing you notice when you pick up the book is that it opens the opposite way than a normal book.
Today I want to try my best to persuade you why you should read books. It is a disappointment that nowadays people read books less often due to the widespread of technology Books were v hundred years ago, but with the invention of radio, television, and the Internet and computer games, people careless for reading books.However, once you complete reading a great written book it will have a great effect on it will motivate you to become a better person and increases your knowlage a lot and provide you with great inspiration. Some people argue that television in the present days is much more informative and interacting I agree on that to some extent. Television, on one hand, offers a colourful motion picture, whereas, the books, on the other hand allows you to think imaginatively with the characters in the book and their background story and the atmosphere that the story takes place.There are also people wondering why they would read from books rather than from online websites? spending hours reading from internet can cause you headaches and pain in your eyes, on the other hand books dosent cause you headaches nor problem in your eyes no matter how long you read except if you are reading it from a wrong angle .
Most things are made much simpler by just googling and searching for words and stories. I think it changed the way we think, the way we write and the way we read. Everything is more to the point and much less details. We may read more because of text messaging, but I wouldn’t consider hat valuable reading. Opening up a book and reading something , that has substance and draws your interest to turn the next page and read more, is what i would call valuable reading.