This story can put you in a place and then push you briskly through the story as you read it. When reading different stories it’s easy to find out the different atmosphere and pacing through the written piece. One would take their time trying to place you in the event of the story and give you the emotions and thoughts
He used descriptive writing and even juxtaposition which really helped the reader to paint a picture in their minds about a situation or a character in the novel. He uses all of these techniques in order to position the reader to sum up what they think about a situation/character and truly form their own ideologies. A novel which was written over 10 years ago is a novel which expresses every day problems which people can relate to and also solutions in difficult circumstances which can help humans in every day
The Analysis of Percy’s Classifications of Readers The act of reading becomes most effective when it becomes an ongoing collaboration between both the reader and the author of the work. It is one’s responsibility as an effective reader to naturally question and contribute the main ideas of the author, and then work towards developing a deeper understanding of the material. The ability of a person to approach the act of reading with this constructive mindset allows them to be either distinguished as a “common” or a “complex” reader based on how they perceive the work. The ideas presented in the essay "The Loss of the Creature”, written by Walker Percy, allows for readers to be either classified as “common” or “complex” based on the observation of whether they choose to advance on given
However they were both similar. Ridley and Eggers accomplished the goal of creating meaningful books pertaining to life. Though the two novels were divergent due to the language that was used, the order that the stories were told, and the way that life was viewed, both came together with the purpose of writing and the use of anecdotes to help give the reader insight on the true meaning of
Stage directions can also be used to show what a person is feeling and thinking. They add another level to the play and provide hidden meanings and help to unlock the feelings of the characters. The Crucible is a great example of fictional history. It uses carefully selected techniques that communicate all that is happening to the responder. All in all this is a book that really should be read and including it in the year 9 English program would give others this
Theme Theme is the basic concept of a story. You could write it in one sentence and have it all right there in front of you and understand a story before even reading it. Instead, the author wants to teach us this by putting his theme into a situation where we can see it reoccurring. When we empathize with characters in a novel, that's us connecting to the universal truth that's being given. This sounds kind of like the moral of a story but its slightly different.
Carly Boykin Dr. Walonen English 210 6 September 2014 Close Literary Reading of a Narrative When reading a narrative it is important to understand what the author is trying to say with the work. One way to get a complete idea of what the author is drawing attention to the reader can do a close reading of the work. This means that the reader needs to take an individual look at the plot, characters, narrative situation, and the setting. By looking at these parts of the story individually the reader can get a fuller idea of what the author is saying. The plot is how the story is told.
Not only having control methods to shape a story, you need a protagonist to guide you through it and really make you predict what might happen. In these two stories the protagonists really bring the story together and gives the reader a way to relate to the story, even though the protagonist in each story are complete
All authors write with an intended purpose; to entertain, persuade, inform, express etc. knowledge is gained from texts that inform us, theses text though can be valuable and enlightening, but can also be deceptive and untrustworthy. Through what we are reading the author has the ability to manipulate the information within the text to suit the preferred perspective. For this reason it is important that we develop a critical lens to challenge the multiple messages within those texts. This requires the readers to be able to analyse beneath the surface of the text rather than simply accepting and following the author's perspective.
Commentary After reading Alice Walker’s novel ‘The Colour Purple’ I was heavily influenced by the theme of identity manipulation and oppression. Several other novels including ‘A Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Fingersmith’ helped further my understanding and thoughts around this theme, whilst also shaping my own attitudes and ideas on this subject. The oppression and manipulation of identity, a theme which neatly links the pieces together, was an appropriate foundation for my writing and was additionally developed by my wider reading. The non-fiction piece ‘Confessions of a People Watcher’ is a personal response to this theme; written in the form of a narrative essay it attracts a well-educated audience who have an interest in the personal opinion of such subjects. Although the primary purpose of this piece is to inform the reader, it was also created to inspire the reader’s own opinions around the themes.