O'Brien's diction is descriptive. O'Brien's use of diction describes events in more emotional ways to express his feelings at the time of the event. His reason for using stories is because he urges the reader to feel what he felt. For example, in the story Good Form, O'Brien expresses why he tells stories. "What stories can do, I guess, is make things present.
The relationship between the frame narrative and the story he’s telling A frame narrative is a story within a story. It can be used by the narrator to explain hidden points within the story, by doing this Fitzgerald makes the Great Gatsby much easier to understand, and as well as the protagonist we get the story from viewpoints of characters that we would not have been able to get without the frame narrative. This is a very effective technique, and it is used mainly by the protagonist. By making the story a frame narrative, Fitzgerald draws the reader into the book considerably, giving it a greater influence on the reader. The Great Gatsby is essentially set up as a frame narrative.
The word powerful makes it clear to the reader that Atkinson was heavily impacted by the performance. Atkinson’s diction automatically creates the impression that the dramatization served a greater purpose than just to entertain. In many instances during the review, Atkinson used short, deliberate sentences. These changes in sentence structure were used to emphasize his emotion. When speaking of the differences between Arthur Miller’s works, Atkinson said “The literary style of “The Crucible” was cruder.” He said this abruptly because he wanted to assure that his point would be made.
How is the story told in Chapter 6 of Great Gatsby? Fitzgerald exposes Gatsby’s true identity through Nick’s narration in this chapter. By starting the chapter with a reporter maybe Fitzgerald wanted to spark interest with the readers as to why Gatsby’s been reported on, again this adds to Gatsby’s ambiguous character from previous chapters. Nick then continues a short encounter with a narrative of Gatsby’s true past, by choosing to give some background knowledge of the main protagonist Gatsby, it helps the reader to understand why the upcoming events happen. The tense changes throughout this chapter, from present tense to Nicks narration, the reason why Fitzgerald jumps from different tenses is to characterize Gatsby, we learn more about the eponymous character of the novel.
The author makes sure to point out easy step by step instructions and tips for those who don’t quite know how to properly write. The author not only wants these beginner writers/speakers to learn how to properly construct a piece of literature but also to know how to keep their audience enlightened and engaged. The author’s audience is clearly beginner writers/speakers because they also provide the templates for struggling in this area of constructing a piece of work. The author clearly uses the rhetorical strategy of logos by using different sources and examples. Also he uses logos by personally analyzing each example and telling the reader how the person in the example could have improved their work.
Critical Review on “How David Beats Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell The author of the article “How David Beats Goliath” is Malcolm Gladwell. The purpose of the text is to educate the reader about the advantages of being unconventional. Another purpose was to compare Vivek Randaive’s life to the myth of David beating Goliath. This article is lengthy yet well written, keeping the reader engaged. The charm of this article comes from the author’s writing style.
Through the use of a dramatic monologue Changez is able to explore how he sees himself as he attempts to clarify his experiences in America. His constant use of metaphoric language further enhances the story as Hamid also questions the identity of America and Pakistan as nations. Hamid depicts Changez’s identity as being this on going battle, continuously crossing sides. As the novel is a dramatic monologue, Changez provides the American with a detailed account of his shifting identity. This is used to imply his awareness of the constant shift, however just how unpredictable and inconsistent it really was.
In Henry David Thoreau’s Essay “Where I lived and what I lived for”. He uses many different rhetorical strategies to gain the audience’s attention and get his point across about how he thinks about the world. He uses Pathos, Imagery and similes; he uses an abundance of these rhetorical strategies throughout his writing. These three are important because they help make his argument stronger and allow the audience to understand what he is trying to get across. Thoreau strongly uses pathos throughout his essay in ways that might not be obvious but definitely grasp the attention of anyone reading.
We tend to take the story to heart more when it is written in this point of view. This is effective because writing in first person made you feel like there actually is a problem and it needs to be fixed. The author does this in order to get the reader to side with him, and what he is trying to
The Battle within the Dream Within "Battle Royal", by Ralph Ellison, Ellison was able to provide enough imagery through very detailed scenes to entail deeper meanings to certain symbols. These symbols stand within the story, and are stressed by the simple concept of repetition. The narrator's mind is filled with the thought of his speech and his grandfather's "curse", while he still ponders upon the American Dream. "And yet, I had begun to worry about my speech again", the speech itself is continues to come back and engulf the narrator, yet is used to accomplish the Dream and conquer the curse. (Ellison 282) Things of this nature are emotionally tied, yet holds a physical effect.