Every page is illuminated.” — Jeffrey Eugenides “Everything Is Illuminated is a zestfully imagined novel of wonders both magical and mundane. The young author Jonathan Safran Foer is capable of remarkable storytelling acrobatics, but more importantly he cares deeply about his subject. He will win your admiration, and he will break your heart.” — Joyce Carol Oates “Clearly, the author of this ﬁrst novel is an extraordinarily gifted young man. Rare enough, surely, but this young man also happens to possess something approaching wisdom. Don’t just check him out.
With her passion of love, she arranged everything to meet him one evening at the Colosseum after receiving the fake letter in his name although she knew that it was colder and damper there and she had a delicate throat. There, she lost her self-control and Barbara was the sweet fruit of the romantic night. After that, to conceal her wrongdoing, she was soon married to Horace Ansley. She was also really a dishonest wife. Although she lived with her present husband, she still remembered every word in the letter which she thought she received from him.” I know it by heart now.” Mrs. Slade, who laughed to herself all that evening when her murder plot undergoes, is embodiment of hypocrisies and cruelty.
1) Illumination of the Human Experience Shakespeare’s ability to summarize the range of human emotions in simple yet profoundly eloquent verse is perhaps the greatest reason for his enduring popularity. If you cannot find words to express how you feel about love or music or growing older, Shakespeare can speak for you. No author in the Western world has penned more beloved passages. Shakespeare's work is the reason John Bartlett compiled the first major book of familiar quotations. 2) Great Stories Marchette Chute, in the Introduction to her famous retelling of Shakespeare’s stories, summarizes one of the reasons for Shakespeare’s immeasurable fame: William Shakespeare was the most remarkable storyteller that the world has ever known.
“You have to be an artist and a madman, a creature of infinite melancholy, with a bubble of hot poison in your loins and a super-voluptuous flame permanently aglow in your subtle spine.” In his epilogue, Nabokov states that Lolita has no moral, while Humbert is the classical hero with his tragic flaw. It reminds me immediately of one of Shakespeare’s sonnets: The expense of spirit in a waste of shame / Is lust in action; and
But it was drama what integrated him into memorable play-writers and his talent was several times appreciated by the most valuable reward – by Pulitzer Prize. One of such a winning works is dramatic play called "Cat on hot tin roof". This play was written after great failure which was caused by his work named "Camino Real". Williams expected nothing after negative critic which let his personal ego down, but the opposite was truth. "Cat on hot tin roof" which was published approximately in 1939 and almost immediately started to gain positive repercussions.
The rhyme scheme is an ABAB structure all the way through. This makes each short stanza playful until the dramatic break of its last line. The poem is also written in iambic pentameter just like Shakespeare's plays except in The Laboratory it is an anapaestic iambic pentameter. The voice is wonderfully captured, and we see that this woman is enlivened by more than just revenge; she is invigorated by the power that murder allows her to have. When she first mentions her untrue beloved, she only mentions one woman, but a few stanzas later, she mentions both "Pauline" and "Elise" as targets.
She will not let this go so she regrettably hides in her dream world. Her fatal flaw will ultimately lead to her downfall when she becomes an alcoholic with nowhere to go to make the polka music go away. Therefore, characters take advantage of her and have sexual relations with her easily. Blanche is a tragic heroine because she has all the factors that make up a tragic hero. Other factors that make Blanche a tragic hero is those tragic heroes are responsible for his/her own fate.
In the poems To Helen, by Edgar Allan Poe and Helen, by Hilda DooLittle Helen is seen as a woman of power but portrayed differently in each. In the first poem To Helen the tone used to develop her character is very positive and adoring and sweet. In the second, Helen the tone is more degrading and dark. The authors support the tones in both poems with descriptive imagery and precise diction. The diction alone automatically sets the two poems apart.
Explain briefly why your admiration increases and – in more detail – discuss how the writer achieves this. In your answer you must refer closely to the text and at least two of: characterisation, these, key incidents, structure or any other appropriate feature. In ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is a character whom the reader grows to admire as he plot unfolds. The writer draws our attention to the elements of Atticus’s personality which are admirable us with use of characterisation, and key incidents. By analysing these techniques used in the novel, we can increase our appreciation of Atticus and the novel as a whole.
I enjoyed this novel a lot and it would count as one of my all time favorites because of the great use of literary features. By examining the theme and tone in My Sister’s Keeper, I will show how these literary features made the book a highly gripping read. The theme in this novel was the ambiguous line between right and wrong, I liked this feature because it kept the book interesting and suspenseful. On page 358 Judge DeSalvo says “‘The answer is that there is no good answer. So as parents, as doctors, as judges, and as a society, we fumble through and make decisions that allow us to sleep at night—because morals are more important than ethics, and love is more important than law.’” The more Anna must act as Kate’s donor, the more Anna’s quality of life deteriorates because she has to sacrifice many things in order to be a donor, however if she does not then Kate will die.