Discuss how the elements of poetry (like tone, irony, word choice, figurative language, allusion, work to make meaning in Sylvia
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...allusion, is compared to Adolf Hitler. While “Daddy” progresses to create a deeper notion either of cruelty or stiffness which forms close association between the two important figures involved, one may as well relate and imagine how seriously dull and traumatic it must have been for the speaker to be stuck in the shadows of the elderly man... Literary Analysis of the Poem “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath utilizes a confessional approach along with prominent tool and figure of world war history to render “Daddy” vividly effectual as it attempts to impart narrative about the two significant characters in her life. In reference to her father whose presence in her life has caused Plath to bear certain...
Compare/contrast the theme of truth in "The Lottery" and "Tell all the truth but tell it slant." Select up to 3 literary devices to illustrate your point. pease use Irony, Symbolism, Allusion, and Imagery as points in
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...allusion, and imagery, are used to illustrate the points made regarding the theme of truth as brought out in the two distinct literatures. In the Story, “The Lottery,” unalterable human conditions are exposed thereby capturing various human tendencies that stem from unalterable human condition. The story on an idyllic scene within a small village that has green grass and budding flowers, where polite town people gather in a town square... The Theme of Truth in "The Lottery" and "Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant This paper compares and contrasts the theme of truth in the story, “The Lottery” and the poem, “Tell all the truth but tell it slant.” Various literally devices, such as irony, symposium,...
Language and allusion analysis of Teaching English from an Old Composition Book,Constantly Risking Absurdity"and The Love Song
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...allusions. According to Edward Kent, Ferlinghetti’s poem is the writer’s definition of poets, as he performs “like an acrobat” (Ferlinghetti 6) every time he writes. It is the poet’s duty to present the unshakable truth to his audience, and if he fails to do this, he would fall to his death just like what a careless acrobat can become (Kent 1244). To give a general view of Ferlinghetti’s poem, it is parallel to the objective correlative principle of symbolisms and imageries. The whole text is attached to the main imagery of a circus-like life, while incorporating elements concerning entertainment, the truth, and acrobatic actions... ?Imagery and Symbolisms in Three Poems Poems breathe life to what seems...
How does Augustine adopt and/or adapt Virgils work for his purposes? What would a Roman reader of the Confessions have seen as an echo or allusion to the Aeneid,
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...The Bigger Picture Christian faith in the 4th century Roman Empire witnessed one of its most turbulent periods in over 2000 years of history. In between 303 and 380 AD, Christians in the Empire went from being fiercely persecuted by Emperor Diocletian, equalized with other religions in the Roman state by the actions of Constantine the Great, persecuted again under Julian the Apostate, and, finally, emerged victorious as Emperor Theodosius proclaimed Catholicism to be an official religion of the Roman realm. The Book In this context, we found our St. Augustine writing his Confessions in 397. In the book Augustine outlines his sinful youth in which he was not once saved by unwavering... Bigger...
Allusions in Hamlet
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...Allusion Literal meaning How it develops theme Sources I would have such a fellow whipped for o’erdoing Termagant (II,ii,14) I would whip the man whooveracted the villain role of Termagant. This is a reference to overacting. The implied violence shows that Hamlet feels strongly about the realism he desires in the play. This line develops the theme of Hamlets psychological intensity by showing his own passionate nature and determination to have his way. Websters Online Dictionary It out herods Herod (III,ii,14) It is more overdone than the already overacted role of Herod This is the second reference to over-acting that Hamlet makes, after the reference to Termagant. It...
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...allusion to confront England due to its proximity. His allusion directly hits the English for misusing Ireland. He, however, does not spare his wrath to Ireland. In the course of his literature, he presents various alternative solutions that it can use to solve its problems. He puts that none of his suggestions was put into practice. In his literature, he stresses on the extent and number of Ireland’s social problems, neglect, and indifference that the citizens had to encounter (Lynch n.d.). Swift uses an adopted persona to ridicule the people who recommend economic and political... Swift’s Use of Stylistic Features Swift engages in a rather absurd thesis. He uses the “a modest proposal to criticize...
Interpretation Essay
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...allusion to rewrite history, but with few instances... Lecturer: Interpretation Essay The poem “Moving Camp Too Far" was written by Nila NorthSun. NorthSun is a Native American residing in India, and she has published three poetry works. Her poems are connected to her ancestors and ethnic challenges. “Moving Camp Too Far” is a nonfiction poem that reveals the Native Americans and the ancestors of the author. She did an incredible work of writing the poem in an easy way but with a hidden meaning. The poem has a significant impact on the way the author scrutinizes things in the present society. The author wrote the poem during the Indian Movements, and she narrates the way she is sad for losing her...
Paraphrasing
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...allusion of organizations as brains allows people to conceptualize organizations in terms of its design. The concept of the organization as a brain can therefore be used to imply to, learning, intelligence, wit, the processing of information and systems... Images of Organization al Affiliation) Organizations as organisms In order to drive the point home, it is advisable that an organization be deemed as a living unit. It is very crucial that an organization’s management is geared towards meeting the needs of the organization as a whole and the connection that an organization shares with its environment. This type of illustration clearly differs from organizations that are bureaucratic in nature and it...
Essay writing
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...allusion, personification, vivid and stunning explanations, exposition, active sentences with precise length, combination of ethos and pathos, keeping redundancy at minimum etc. Essays can focus different and varying themes, for example an essay can discuss routine life observation, reminiscence, author’s opinion, political motivation, disagreement, and criticism etc. 1. The Dominating Persuasive Elements In An Essay As the contrast of essays with details or just information is comprehensible and it’s deviation from being merely facts is understood by the truth that essay encompasses persuasive and involving features in it rather just conveying the message... ?Essay Analysis Paper CONTENTS Number Topic...
The analysis of Catch 22
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...allusion to emphasize the futility of war. Written in an informal, playful tone, sometimes humorous, "Catch 22" nevertheless brings home the senseless destruction caused by war. The hospital for the soldiers who are fighting the war is the setting of the passage from Catch 22 by Joseph Heller. The time of the piece is during World War II. The monotony of the life of the patients in the hospital and the boredom Yossarian, the central character feels is brought out by the letters he writes to everyone he knows saying that he is in the hospital, but not mentioning the reason for his being there. After some... Catch 22- an Analysis In his famous book "Catch 22", Joseph Heller makes use of symbolism and...
Bodyritualnacirema
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...allusion to popular practices in American culture as observed as observed by a foreign anthropologist who chances upon the nation in his travels. There are obvious hints to the fact that it is the American culture that is being critiqued. For instance, the author mentions the cultural hero of the Nacirema, who is known as ‘Notgnihsaw’, and the river Pa-to-Mac, which holds a piece of wampum (Miner, 56). The name ‘Notgnihsaw’ is ‘Washington’ spelt backwards; while the river Pa-to-Mac could be in reference to the Potomac River. General George Washington led the American revolution in 1776... is probably a reference to gymnasiums, or exercise rooms, which many Americans have created within their...
Letter from Birmingham (Response Paper)
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...allusion, King manages to bring hope to the colored while strong arguing for equality for this minority group. In one instant, which is a demonstration of brilliance and intelligence, King uses allusion to show the reason and intentions at Birmingham. In this case, King contrasts his reason... Letter from Birmingham (Response Paper) Popularly referred as MLK, Martin Luther King is an inspiration to all cultures in the world and remains one of the most influential men even in death. In this regard, King’s views and beliefs on achievement of civil rights, which are similar to Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent ideas, attracted disdain and respect on equal measures. Nevertheless, King forged on with his quest...
T S Eliot The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
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...allusion, imagery, and juxtaposition to help the audience understand the core details of the poem. The devices confirm that Eliot is more concerned with something that is larger than a man’s obsession with a woman. The poem covers the idea of hell through the Dante’s Inferno epigraph. The allusion from Dante’s work presents the different levels of hell and use together with the central idea of the theme... Concerns in the Poem ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ There are many concerns present in different verses of the poem that have been addressed by Eliot in the poem. Eliot uses poetic devices to put the thematic concerns into perspective. Some of the poetic devices used include metaphors,...
Alluding to Controversy: When Pictures Speak Louder than Words
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...allusions tothemes and subjects that affected her childhood and adolescence. Here, an attempt is made to find one such allusion in her book, and determine how it applies to the entire volume: the allusion or hint at a codified theme in Persepolis is the page where Marjane discusses the changes that take place in her life during and after the revolution in Iran that toppled the rule of the Shah (Chabrol 2009). Most books contain allusions. These are passing references to subjects, themes, persons or places that are significant, or bear some resemblance, to the themes... Alluding to Controversy: When Pictures Speak Louder than Words In her graphic novel Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi makes some very subtle...
Copleys Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin and Watson and the Shark
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...allusion to the War of Independence. More specifically, the painting shows colonists as brave men as they physically struggle against a killer shark, another symbolic allusion to the British. The 1773 painting symbolically reveals Mr. Mifflin’s political beliefs (Philadelphia Museum of Art 2). Mifflin was a trader against taxes imposed on British commodities. Among the American... Comparing Two Paintings The most direct symbolic reference to the American Revolution in John Singleton Copley’s 1773 painting “Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin” is the expression of Mr. Mifflin’s desire for independence. Governor Mifflin exhibits a stare that interprets to a knowing but weary demeanor that expresses zeal...
T.S. Eliot's The Hollow Men
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...allusions and symbolisms in the poem will lead readers to an understanding of existentialist themes from the point of view of T.S. Eliot. Reading the biography of Eliot and his later... Ruth Pacheco Existentialist Themes in T.S. Eliot’s “The Hollow Men” The Theory of Existentialism was introduced to the world by Kierkegaard who claims that existence precedes essence. This idea was further explored by Sartre who delved on the difference between being and nothingness. Although never considered as an existentialist by his critics, T.S. Eliot supported the ideas of Existentialism in his works. In particular, readers will be amazed to find these concepts in T.S. Eliot’s poem, “The Hollow Men.” Unlocking the...
1984 by George Orwell
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...allusions to the main players in the Communist reform .For example in the Animal Farm the reference to Manor farm depicted Russia and the Title of the Animal Farm implicitly referred to Russia. In his book 1984 where he takes his criticism a step further is a similar profoundly satiric allusion to the Communist Manifesto, which was published in 1848 and was a highly influential book... 1984 by George Orwell “1984” by George Orwell, is a symbolic satire of the communist ideals being preached in the 19th century. George Orwell has undertaken a similar satirical approach with in the novel Animal Farm, which described the communist revolution which happened in Russia where there were implicit references or a...
Analysis of Herman Melvilles Work Beneto Cereno
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...allusions that are continually made with regards to the practice of slavery, the following brief analysis will engage the reader with a discussion of how Melville seeks to describe and relate issues regarding slavery to the reader. Ultimately, seeking to understand each and every way in which slavery is out limited to within Melville piece might require... a dissertation length response. As a function of succinctly discussing the subject matter at hand, this particular analysis will focus its attention directly upon the discovery of the skeleton, made soon after Babo’s attack on Cereno, and seek to relate this specific incidents and allusion to the greater themes that are...
Identifying Rhetorical Devices
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...allusion when it refers to immigrants who use their cards as ‘Scarlet letter’. This is in reference to the 1850 work of fiction where a woman was made to wear a scarlet with the letter ‘A’ to mean adultery. Allusion here elaborates the lack of status that immigrants suffer in foreign cities. Poetry Magazine Issue 14 has an article titled ‘Is that you, Walt Whitman?’ This article, written by Therese Stanton uses numerous rhetoric devices. It talks about a devastated Whitman... Rhetorical Devices in Newspaper Editorial and Magazine Articles Mr. De Blasio’s Welcoming Gesture is an editorial in The New York Times dated February 12, 2014. This article talks about creation of identity cards for unauthorized...
Ragtime
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...Allusion Doctorow makes use of figurative language with the incorporation of allusion in the story. He makes real allusions to actual people, events and places in his whole story in the novel. He makes allusions to such people characters as J.P Morgan, Henry Ford and Emma Goldman and also the visit that Freud had to United States. A perfect example of Allusion in the novel is evidenced on page 57, “ A letter had arrive from the Republican Inaugural... Ragtime I. Introduction Many individuals have struggle accepting change. It takes quite some time for one to adapt to this. For regions of a country or even whole nations, change may take decades or possibly centuries. Edgar Lawrence Doctorow can certainly ...
Orwell's 1984 paper
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...allusions to the main players in the Communist reform .For example in the Animal Farm the reference to Manor farm depicted Russia and the Title of the Animal Farm implicitly referred to Russia. In his book 1984 where he takes his criticism a step further is a similar profoundly satiric allusion to the Communist Manifesto, which was published in 1848 and was a highly influential book of its time in terms... 1984” by George Orwell, is a symbolic satire of the communist ideals being preached in the 19th century. George Orwell has undertaken a similar satirical approach with in the novel Animal Farm, which described the communist revolution which happened in Russia where there were implicit references or...
Reasoning for Bible Allusions in the Bear
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...Allusions in the Bear William Faulkner was apparent to his references of using biblical symbolism in his short novel The Bear. He illustrated the story with allusion of biblical symbolism and. An example is when he described the wilderness, which is one of the places of the story, as mythopoeic land. He described that it was an "Arcadian Biblical vision of a world which at creation belonged to none and belonged to all". Wilderness became a great deal towards the Southern, especially to those who were fascinated with the rewarding hunt for Old Ben. Isaac McCaslin's, the center character of the story, name was taken from Isaac in the Bible, the son of Abraham. Faulkner made some... Reasoning the Bible...
Written Critical Analysis of a Literary Text
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...Allusion or flashback is used to connect past events to present ones in order to bring... ? Written Critical Analysis of a Literary Text A critical analysis of a written text involves looking at how an utilizes literary tools to convey the intended meaning of his/her written works. In literature, written works that are commonly analyzed include songs, poems and different genres of story telling. Story telling is the most common purpose of almost all written works where a writer sets out to recount events in the past, present or future. Different literary tools have various purposes and are used to give written works their unique characteristics. Authors use literary tools to give their written works...
Femininity in American Cinema
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...allusion to the subordination supposedly meted out from one gender to the other, in the backdrop of a long online courtship without either party being aware of the other’s identity. Yet another 1998 film, “Savior... Femininity in American Cinema The attempt to implement some form of categorization of human characteristics and behaviors into the two seemingly distinct classes, namely "feminine" and "masculine" would be to openly rely on the currently dominant, yet often misrepresented culture of society, as well as to lay stress on the dependence of the perspectives on the essentialist notions of the binary woman/man[1]. During the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood, which lasted from the end of the silent ...
Femininity in American Cinema
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...allusion to the subordination supposedly meted out from one gender to the other, in the backdrop of a long online courtship without either party being aware of the other's identity. Yet another 1998 film, "Savior... Femininity in American Cinema The attempt to implement some form of categorization of human characteristics and behaviors into the two seemingly distinct classes, namely "feminine" and "masculine" would be to openly rely on the currently dominant, yet often misrepresented culture of society, as well as to lay stress on the dependence of the perspectives on the essentialist notions of the binary woman/man[1]. During the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood, which lasted from the end of the silent ...
Summary of ideas presented in an expert of Friedman's The World is Flat
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...allusion as the writer goes on to mention an excerpt from the journals of Christopher Columbus. There is a close reference to the tale of Christopher Columbus which is mentioned over and over again and is referred to at each and every progression along the article. The author relishes his visit to India and is using this article not only to highlight the vast differences which he is seeing in India but he is also putting forward some rhetorical questions. The theme of the article is the impact of globalization on the world today and how the changing times have changed the way in things and people... Summary of ideas presented in an expert of Friedmans The World is Flat This article commences with an...
The love-song of J.Alfred Prufrock
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...allusions and repetition that make the poem great. T.S. Elliot was a remarkable poet as displayed by his exquisite brilliance in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. His appeal is demonstrated by first, the use of an epigraph, as an embodiment of borrowing from another poet. Elliot borrowed the literary technique from Dante as a means of showing the suffering and diverse personalities possessed by his persona. He... The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock The beauty of poetry lies in the choice of words employed by the poet. T.S. Elliotdisplays this quality to explicitly discuss a range of themes such as sexual frustrations to desolation among others. However, it is the use of literary techniques such as...
Poetry of William Butler Yeats Review
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...allusion to the birth or Second Coming of Jesus. In these regards, one considers the Biblical story of the birth of Christ where Jesus was birthed in a manger. b. Yeats believes that the new revelation will be born in Bethlehem. Again one recognizes the Biblical allusion, as Bethlehem was the town where Jesus was born. Rather than specifically holding Christian intentions it seems that Yeats is implementing these elements as a means of harnessing the power of Biblical allusion to the thematic aims of this poetic work. 3. a. The phrase “Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,” conjures evil as it related to how the loosening gyre has finally released... William Butler Review One detail is that there is...
Similar and differences between poems. "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson and "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot
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...Allusion on their works. In Prufrock’s speech, he mentions “work and days” (line 29) which is exactly the title of the Greek poet Hesiod. Another allusion used is “dying fall” (line 52). The expression was popularized by Shakespeare as it was used in his work “Twelfth Night.” The words and phrases “prophet” and “head brought in upon a platter” are borrowed by Elliot from works of Jewish prophet named John the Baptist. John the Baptist is known by many as a Bible character that appeared in many gospels. On the other hand, Tennyson uses... A Comparative Essay on Alfred Tennysons “Ulysses” and T.S. Eliots “Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” The masterwork of Alfred, Lord Tennyson “Ulysses” and the “The Love...
Analyses the textual Rhetoric of an author.
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...allusion which makes reference to certain objects, person, or event and analogy which compare things with the same characteristics and hyperbole which exaggerates events, characteristics or objects to emphasize what the author is trying to say. The use of enumeratio was very obvious in the description of King George and the people around him that the reader may wonder if Shelly has personal grudge with the king. His despicable traits are enumerated as "old, mad, blind, despised and dying" who "neither see, nor feel, nor know". Allusion was also used about its law as "Christless... ?England in 1819 Percy Bysshe Shelley poem d “England in 1819” was a scathing social commentary about the of England in 1819. ...
West Indian Literature
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...allusion to Shakespeare and Marlowe, the two names that are symbolic of the literary and cultural refinement of the British colonialism. However, this allusion to the British suaveness is typically questioned by what the poet continues to say in the proceeding stanzas. In the following stanzas, Roach unravels the pathetic and cruel history of the British colonialism, which was secured with the active help and aid of ruthless and unscrupulous pirates and privateers (Jennings 2005). In the third stanza, Roach specifically mentions the name of John Hawkins, who happened... of the of the Concerned 12 June 2009 West Indian Literature This is a comparative analysis of the two poems written by Eric Roach,...
Love Poetry
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...allusion: variations on a theme are often used in classical music, and this shows the author’s intention to present a main idea about love, but also to explore other ideas which are related to that central point, in a playful and creative way. The first sentence is a big contrast to the title, because it comes right down to earth with the phrase “plug holes with.” (lines 1-2) The holes here are not literal holes... Love Poetry The poem that most mirrors my own feelings about love is “Variations on the word love” by Margaret Atwood. It uses figurative language to demonstrate some of the widely differing aspects of love, and this is what attracts me most to the poem. The title suggests a musical allusion...
Discussion
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...allusion to reality. So far, the most successful 3D films that have been entirely animated have utilized computer-produced images to make a virtual world (ScienceProg, 2010). Reference ScienceProg. (2010, January 3). Technologies used in “Avatar” Movie. Retrieved from ScienceProg: http://www.scienceprog.com/technologies-used-in-avatar-movie/... Arts and Film Studies Discussion Visual Arts and Film Studies Discussion This paper examines the impact of digital technology and computer in the visual arts. Some years ago, it would have seemed ridiculous to consider the effects of the computer on arts and society. People who used digital technology and computer graphics as an artistic device were said to...
Sixth Sense
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...allusion of reality to make what the user sees and uses as the real thing (Gray, 12). The device can be carried like a mobile phone. It contains a projector, small enough to fit in a pocket, a mirror and a camera. All this make up the technological device that has the ability to implement several applications thus... Sixth Sense Technology Introduction Sixth sense technology can be defined as a user interface that is body-borne and it enhances the world around users by physically incorporating its ability to link the physical world with digital information. The sixth world technology lets users be able to use their hand gestures to use the digital information for interaction. The technology uses the...
Character analysis on the character Mrs. Mallard in "the story of an hour" by kate chopin
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...allusion, irony, imagery, repetition, and archetype. This paper analyzes Mrs. Mallard and describes how these stylistic devices relate with her character. Mrs. Mallard’s experience exemplifies the clash between marriage and the individuality of women. The feeling of elation and freedom in Mrs. Mallard is an indication of her unspoken desire to be free from the bounds of marriage. It suggests that Mrs. Mallard was feeling... Mrs. Louise Mallard Chopin’s story in The Story of an Hour revolves around Mrs. Mallard’s experiences after the news of herhusband’s death. The narrator uses a number of stylistic devices to present the nature of Mrs. Mallard’s experience. These include analogy, symbolism,...
A Worn Path
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...Allusion -Phoenix- It is a name of the character and represents the name of a mythical bird that burns and come back to life. This is an allusion where the woman is shown as a person who faces obstacles such as racism and problems in life. Symbolism -Marble cake – It is a cake which has white and black and it is a symbol of unfulfilled promise of equality. Symbolism -The Nickel... Worn Path The has used many literary terms in the short story “The Worn Path”. The story talks about black women d phoenix. This storyuses some terms as Symbolism -Pendulum- In the story the author says that phoenix Jackson walk like a pendulum. Which means she walks swaying side to side like a grandfather clock. Allusion -Pho...
A Worn Path
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...allusion, metaphor, imagery, Simile and alteration. Allusion... Due: Analysis of the video A Worn Path In the short video A Worth path illustrates a story about mythological figures and tales, with the most prominent being phoenix’s legend. The story of a black American woman, who is called phoenix is the main character in the entire fairy tale. The protagonist in the movies, Phoenix Jackson helps in portraying the theme that individuals can do anything for their loved ones. Throughout the video, people are seen going out their own ways to either make a theoretical or literal journey in order to aid of someone they truly love. The black woman, as portrayed in the video shows different literary terms...
Safe Area Gorazde
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...allusion to America, which is a racially and ethnically diverse society (Horwel 1). Sacco shows how a small political problem can bring permanent change to America through violence since racism still rules the minds of many Americans. The image, which shows Chetnik with blood all over his face, and looks at Racim as he crosses a pond of blood but has a smile on his face(115). We can’t tell what was on the mind of the Chetnik when he saw the blood of the person he was killing ooze out and splash into his face (Sacco 198). In conclusion, Joe Sacco’s Safe Area Gorazde may not be as objective as novels by other journalists but it connects the reader to the inhuman experience in Gozrade... Task: Safe Area...
Art analysis paper
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...allusion. The front pillar reminds me of Christmas and the New Year. The space around it is empty. That means that the modern families experience too much problems, because of their work overload and forgetting about their family traditions. This central pillar is an allegory for a lonesome business woman, who is beautiful and decorated and buys what she wants, but there is nobody around her except huge neon lights, splashes of colors and a lonesome road. Question 7 I am found of such type of paintings. They make me think about those things, which are of the secondary importance for me in my daily... Irving Norman “Blind Momentum” Question 2 This painting by Irving Norman “Blind Momentum” impressed me ...
Sexual and Selfish Love Interests
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...allusion, and symbolism to expose the intentions and personality of the Duke of Ferrara, while Marvell pursues the same theme using different imagery, allusion, and symbolism. These two poems are about the speakers' ardent love and their intentions to express that love, but the different perspectives of the speakers impact their expression of their love. To His Coy Mistress has an enthusiastic lover as the speaker. His eagerness can be further explored in the rhetorical techniques that he uses to persuade his lover to agree with the consummation of their love. For instance, he uses logos to express the urgency of his lust: “Time's winged chariot hurrying...
Self-Preservation and Justifiable Violence in Maxine Kumin's "Woodchucks"
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...allusion to Nazi Germany’s notorious use of poison gas to exterminate prisoners of war. “Woodchucks” is all about a narrator who has had the woodchucks in his garden gassed but failed to kill them. After which, he resorts to shooting them one by one. More than just a mere 30-line poem, Maxine Kumin’s “Woodchucks” is a demonstration... ? Self-Preservation and Justifiable Violence in Maxine Kumin’s “Woodchucks” Teacher               Self-Preservation and JustifiableViolence in Maxine Kumin’s “Woodchucks” The poem “Woodchucks’ was written by celebrated American poet and Pulitzer Prize awardee Maxine Kumin perhaps sometime during the Second World War. This is the reason why Kumin uses in the poem an allusion ...
Personal reflection
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...allusion to birth rights for income inequality is contrasted. In my opinion, the tradable rights to have children are the only means to manage the human population. Each girl should be given a license to allow her to have, say, two children. Tradable birth rights may be a better measure as couples who have more than two children will risk previous the economic benefits. Work Cited Hardin, Garret. Lifeboat Ethics: the Case Against Helping the Poor by Garrett Hardin, Psychology Today, September 1974. 10 June 2003. 22 April 2015 .... Managing Human population Environmentalist uses the phrase spaceship to persuade countries, people and industries to polluting and wasting natural resources. Since everyone...
Avenue Q Musical
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...allusion and memorable humor-filled tunes. The use of puppets in the musical is one of the distinguishing features of the show in that it brings to the fore pressing social issues and deeming them imperative. The irreverent humor that the puppets bring forth is a form of subversion that cannot be successfully conveyed through the use of human actors. Through the memorable puppet characters that parody characters from Sesame Street, issues such as racism and homosexuality are trivialized and mocked but in turn delineate the problem, making it less solemn as it sends a more serious message to the audience - that tackling them is never a taboo... On the surface, the musical 'Avenue Q' qualifies as a...
I Heard a Fly buzz-when I died
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...allusion to nature throughout the discourse. She equates the breath of death with the stillness of the calm that comes in pauses within... Emily Dickenson and an Obsession with Death For Emily Dickenson, death was a fascination that was a large part of her poetic work. Despite the fact that she is suppose to have been a proper New England woman, her writing reflects a morbidity that sometimes might be compared to that of a teenage boy, full of obscure and dark humor, but filled with a fascination with illness, death, and the many ways in which death can be accomplished. In her poem “I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died - “, she focuses on a small detail within the room of someone who dies, the speaker of the...
Communication , concepts of speech like nonverbal and verbal
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...allusion. From the beginning of his speech and throughout the entire speech, he uses several direct and indirect quotations. For example in his introductory words, he start by saying, “…five score years ago...” this is an indirect quotation of Abraham Lincoln use of similar words sometime back. This is clearly an allusion of other people words... Martin Luther king I Have a Dream Speech The Martin Luther king speech during the fight for equality in the United s of America is arguably oneof the most touching speeches ever told by someone in the world. Martin Luther king employs several characters of an example of a person with the best communication in terms of speech. First, martin Luther King argues his ...
William Blake - "The Tyger" - paraphrasing
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...allusion to what most young teenagers would enjoy-"We/lurk late. We/Strike straight." It continues with some of the good points: "We sing sin. We/Thin gin." These concepts are again concepts teenagers can relate to and enjoy. However, the poem's volta occurs at the very end, or the last line, of the poem, and demonstrates why teenagers should not pick this path. The people envisioned in the poem... Poem Review In "The Tyger," William Blake uses imagery that corresponds to a person's basic interpretation of what hell would be like. By doing this, he emphasizes the power of the tiger to harm other animals. However, even though the imagery presents the tiger as evil, there is still a feeling of...
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...allusions Literary allusion is used in the first poem where contrapuntal and trills have been used to show her experiences in marriage. In the second poem cottonwoods have been used to refer to sex and this shows how the writer indirectly used her words. Literary allusions have led to the enticement of the poem to the readers. Symbols Symbolizing is the art of using something to represent a particular item, activity or person. In The Language of Marriage poem, lap has been used to express the duration she has been in marriage. The Plague of Cottonwoods poem uses the word Cottonwoods to symbolize sex. Rhyme Rhyme being the repetition of sound in two... The Poems Structure The Poems Structure Line...
Hinduism
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...allusion about the death of Abraham Lincoln. The part... Information Hinduism Whitman highlights the human mind and the nature in his collection of poetry, ‘The Leavesof Grass’. His styles have been the eye of controversy since he has no consistency in technical aspects of the poetical art and tradition but still, many people believe that his literature has its expressiveness and beauty. Some of his works can be mirrored through the teachings of Hinduism such as the poems ‘Song of Myself’ and ‘When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomd’. Hinduism believes in Dharma or the ethics and duties, Samsara or the reincarnation, Karma which signifies action or the process of cause and effect, and Moksha or the...
Journal Entry
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...allusion get used in the poem to depict the nature of the speaker. Symbolism and irony are also key components in the poem. Works Cited Null, Paul D. Moliken. Poetry: Discovering Genre. Delaware: Prestwick House Inc, 2002.... Comparison between Poems Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen can be categorized as an anti-war poem. It is about the horrors and pities of war as expressed by the poetic talent that is Wilfred Owen. This poem gets considered effective because it employs skilful manipulation of the emotional and mechanical sections of poetry. The poem uses similes to showcase the pities of war through vivid comparisons and explicit use of words. The word like is common in this poem to link up the...
Cat's Cradle
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...Allusion to the Biblical Jonah presents the paradoxes used by Bokonon to maintain his respect and the role of religion among his followers. Jonah after refusing to keep God’s commands is forcefully trapped to the whale’s belly for three days. God interferes with Jonah normal life until the time he concedes and accept taking God’s message. This in itself is a paradox since God who intends to save people have to make Jonah suffer first... Cat’s cradle In the novel Cat’s cradle, Vonnegut juxtaposes religion and science. Science is associated with the discovery of the truth while religion depicts creation of lies. The writer though refuting religion in his work reserves most of his criticisms to scientific...
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