They have a few differences as well. To a Skylark by Percy Shelley is about a man gazing longingly at a bird, wishing he could be as happy, as carefree, as the bird. He knows that the bird lacks human troubles, such as heartbreak and loneliness, and he wishes he could be more like that. Shelley asks the bird to teach him to be more joyful: “Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know; Such harmonious madness From thy lips would flow, The world should listen then as I am listening now.” (101-105) Shelley wishes that he could look at the world in the same gleeful way that a bird does. He wants to be as peaceful and exuberant as the bird.
This is portrayed in many of Plath’s poems through the use of graphic imagery, whether it be good or bad. In the poem “Daddy”, Plath frequently mentions Nazi Germany which creates an awful picture in the reader’s mind. The grotesque imagery used in this poem includes that of Nazis, physical stature and communication. ‘Daddy’ is a perfect example of how Sylvia Plath used her poems as a release for her emotions and how intense her feelings were. Another poem in which Plath’s style is presented is “You’re” however, unlike “Daddy”, the emotions in this poem are more optimistic and the tone of the whole poem is happier.
1961? Why Wilmington?” The uses of rhetorical questions make the reader subconsciously think and question her topics. Her questions make the reader feel more like a part of the story. Although, the stories written in this style are less popular than Hampl’s style, this style of writing is a clever technique employed throughout Didion’s essay. Didion also employs other clever truth bending techniques in her writings.
Then There Was Two Literary Device Analysis Literary Device : Dramatic Irony Analysis: The literary devices in “Then There Was Too” are utilized to emphasize the details of the short story which contributes to the establishment of an effective plot and theme. In order to effectively enhance the quality of the story, the author uses dramatic irony. This literary device keeps the readers' interest on the story by creating a contrast between the character's present situation and the action that will unfold. It heightens the intensity as it propels a forward motion in the story and by doing this, the plot of the story, is made more interesting. One example is Priapus’ eagerness to meet his daughter’s boyfriend.
When the rhyming of words is presented in a poem, it draws attention to them often making it easier to understand. When an audience hears repeated words, it gives them time to think about the significance of those words. Overall, whether the theme is understood right away or not; rhyming words that are provided in a poem offer suggestions to find the hidden message. Certainly, using repetition is a great way for remembering the theme of a poem as well as expressing emotions. Dylan Thomas offers repetition
Nature becomes a symbol in her writing to explain the complexity of her relationships, in this particular poem links nature to hope. In the poem Hope is the thing with feathers Dickinson made the poem a continuous metaphor of hope through a bird. Hope can offer us some encouragement when we are going through dark times. The poem opens with "'Hope' is the thing with feathers" already there is a comparison between the bird and hope. It suggests that hope for her frees her from her cage.
Some of these examples include imagery, figurative language, and diction. The author uses diction by using the word “abash” and “gale” which may not be necessarily easy words to understand “And sweetest in the gale is heard”. The purpose is to help the reader feel deeply into the poem because hope is everywhere and it is an emotional affection. Hope is available to people in and during difficult situations. Hope can be determined in multiple ways; it may mean something differently as what you would have thought it was.
Thought Provoking Stories “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker and “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin are great examples of various literary elements. The authors’ use of these elements creates reliability of information, a deeper meaning beyond the plot, and in-depth development of characters. As we look at the differences in the use of the elements point of view, symbolism and character in these two stories, we will find that the use of different elements can provoke thought within the reader outside the main plot or beyond the entertainment value of a story. The point of view of a story can significantly change the types of information relayed in a story and whether it is reliable or not. In “Everyday Use” and “The Story of an Hour” the information appears to be reliable.
By using the colors; symbols and literary language like metaphors; and allusions; etc, an author makes a book deeper and more interesting. These things seem so simple, but actually they inspire the reader to better understand the meaning and theme. These also make the story more attractive. The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a good example; this story is full of colors, symbols, etc. Throughout the story, the author describes about the society in the 1920’s.
Exaggerations, dreams that become true, give the reader the sense of notion of the stile used in this novel. From the beginning of the narration, the storyteller uses dreams as a way to let the audience believe on what might happen. In part of his dream, Santiago is happy, but when he wake up, he has bird shit on him. In Colombia bird shit is a symbol of good luck, but in this case as we know, luck was not part of Santiago's destiny. Santiago's mother was an expert interpreting dreams and auguries around them.