The author uses allusion usually to describe protagonist Scott Hudson’s interest of reading. Allusion is the making reference to other novels, myths, etc. He makes inferences to books like Ender’s Game, To Kill a Mockingbird, Kubla Khan, The Waltz, The Princess Bride, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Outsiders and many more. Allusion creates an understanding of the plot because it is vitally descriptive of some of the rising action leading up to action and falling action leading to resolution. Without allusion, some of those actions would not make as much sense because they are not open to as much reference.
BRIAR ROSE-JANE YOLEN Yolen has created an ingenious story of great significance in Briar Rose. Aside from the novel itself being a fictional text, the book stresses the intrinsic importance of fairy tales to the responder. The resilience and power of these tales are emphasised as is the significance of true stories form the past. It is through the examination of the allegorical story told by Gemma and the characterisation used by Yolen that the concept of the hero and heroine is explored. Yolen has enabled her readers to understand the value of the past for the present and to witness both the true horrors as well as the acts of courage in her novel Briar Rose.
A Reality Check With the use of symbolism, Aldous Huxley creates a beautiful novel that in essence warns his audience of the future. Huxley’s clever use of symbols in the Brave New World, is often apparent, but just as often, they are deeper and less apparent. With his satirical references to sex, drugs, technology and the naming of his characters, Huxley relates his novel back to his readers and their future. Without recognizing these symbols, the readers could find this novel confusing and ridiculous; but with each symbolic object and person comes a clearer picture of what Huxley us really trying to convey. When reading the Brave New World, the sexual references are often the first things that stand out to the audience.
Author O’Brian also confuses the reader by writing his novel as if everything that was told took place in the real world. For example, just by saying “this is true” (64) doesn’t always make it true. O’Brian leaves it up to the reader to distinct what they see the story as: reality or fiction. It is said that “a true war story… makes the stomach believe” (74). Author and character O’Brian tell the story in such a way to make it believable that the two different people are really the same person.
Dark Traditions carried along through times As human behavior evolves, societies develop new patterns of conduct popularly accepted, however, the isolation of some societies and the strengthening of particular customs could make change and progress a hard thing to achieve. Such is the case of a chapter from the famous television series The Twilight Zone titled “The Beacon” written by Martin Pasko and Rebecca Parr, contrasted with Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” from the book “Literature” A portable Anthology. Both stories give us a whole perspective of how a paradigm could be inserted into a society and conserve itself throughout many generations no matter what the moral consequences could be. Primarily, both “The Beacon” and “The Lottery”
In the novel ‘The Hobbit’, Tolkien has utilized various elements of fantasy to captivate the reader’s imagination. These elements include setting, characters and the Hero’s journey. These fantasy elements make ‘The Hobbit’ interesting because they are utilized to prove that one person no-matter how small or big they think they are, they can make a difference if they believe. In the novel ‘The Hobbit’ Tolkien creates an imaginary realm on a vast scale. The convincing detail and the description that Tolkien has used in creating the realm makes it possible for him to suspend are disbelief in the magic, Because the story is a journey the setting changes to describe a world with ancient forests like Mirkwood where the ‘Tree trunks were
Disney added more of a magical feel to the story and took out of some the violence. They replaced it with a different way of showing the violence such as making the step mother mean and nasty. Revised Answer: Without past knowledge of the original telling of the Grimms collection of stories, I found it difficult to tell if there was distortion of the original stories.
Tess Dorsey 2-3 pg. Essay The Great Gatsby What is it to be a great writer? Is it to simply have a great story…or is there more? To be a truly effective writer or even just a simple story teller; you need substance. A sense of being that will draw the reader or listener in, as if they themselves were in the story, helping them to feel the surroundings of the character within the pages of the book.
An Analysis of Nonfiction English 125 An Analysis of Nonfiction Literature is defined as nonfiction when the story is based on factual information. Although the piece of literature is true to the author, there are many literary concepts that are used to paint a clear and concise picture for the reader. The author as well as the reader must use their imagination to get the most out of the literature that they read. In Salvation by Langston Hughes and Who Will Light Incense When Mother’s Gone by Andrew Lam, irony, and imagery are used vividly to express their thoughts and relay a message to the reader about what has happened to them in their childhood. Both of these pieces of literature speak to the essence of growing up and not understanding
This is because of the fact that the authors are learning how important it is to make the topics they write about relatable. They write novels that shine a new light on the modern day world using fantasy while incorporating reality at the same time so that the novel is relevant to the reader. Anthem Brave New