How do some writers manage to make their stories better than others? The creative choices writers make have a big influence on the way their story’s themes take shape and the way the readers react in relation to the story. In “The Note” I use my power as an author to manipulate the way that the reader feels and thinks. While writing this story, I had to think about how to use elements of fiction to make the readers feel the same emotions that Alicia does to understand and keep reading the story.
Analysis Collection 1 Are you ready to analyze three stories? Yes? Awesome! No? Too bad, because here we go! The three stories in question are The Leap, The Contents of a Dead Man’s Pockets, and Ambush. The authors of these stories use aspects of their stories to shape the plot, show the theme, and to change the views of the characters in the stories. The first literary element used in the stories to form the plot, was the setting. In the story Ambush, the narrator is crouching in bushes alongside
ready to analyze three stories? Yes? Awesome! No? Too bad, because here we go! The three stories in question are The Leap by Louise Erdrich, The Contents of a Dead Man’s Pockets by Jack Finney, and Ambush by Tim O’Brien. The authors of these stories use aspects of their stories to shape the plot, show the theme, and to change the views and opinions of the characters in the stories. The first literary element used in the stories to form the plot, was the setting. In the story Ambush, the narrator is
in the story, Lightfoot complains to Will about her aunt’s response when she begged her aunt to let her continue school: “She said her chi-ren got two year apiece in school, and it ain’t holped them a bit in the mill. Said if they’d a-been borned with books for brains, they’d be makin’ bottom wages jest the same” (p. 245). Despite the fact that many of the people who worked at the mill were good people, their rank in society hindered their hopes of becoming something greater. No matter how smart,
the short story “the Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin and the short story “blue + yellow” by Chris Killen compare in many ways. These two stories use the same literary device strongly such as imagery. Imagery is a literary device in which the author uses words and phrases to paint a picture in the readers head throughout the story. These two short stories are written with very descriptive language to help paint a picture of the occurrences in the story and describe a scene. These two stories also contrast
example of the story Dead End. The story is about a girl who struggles with her daily problems of living in a poor Latino community without any social security, she is taking up a battle to identify and shape herself as a person in her most vulnerable age. Maria can be said to be a character that goes through a test in life to find herself as a person. In the beginning we get to know that she has made a promise that she wants to keep for her dead mother. She is throughout the story being tempted
content expressively to better serve the story. The realist aesthetics in King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters and the formalist aesthetics in Wreck-it Ralph are apparent in the film’s mise en scene, cinematography, sound, and performances. Realist aesthetics in King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters are applied in the film to emphasize the fact that a true chain of events is being depicted; realist aesthetics in the film accentuate the true nature of the story in order to emphasize the lessons and messages
Influencing Major Characters Characters shape a story's development and the overall outcome of the story. Having characters who are not heavily focused can be just as important to characters who are. The story “Great Expectations” from Charles Dickens display the interaction between a major and minor character. An example of this is Mrs. Joe who is a minor character who shaped the main character Pip. Though minor characters play a small role in the story, they have a major impact on Pip's life.
these poems are actually quite different. In Cummings’ poem the time cycle such as, “spring summer autumn winter” (3). Has the effect that time goes by quickly and the little things almost are insignificant. Also in Cummings’ poem he had mentioned how children grew to forget, allowing for such interpretations like, once one grows up they loose who they once were. Where in Frost’s poem time slows down to make a choice that will alter one’s life. When he is deciding between the roads he has time to
‘How does the writer use language to present the theme of enslavement in The Paradise Carpet?’ The Paradise Carpet, by Jamila Gavin, depicts the story of a group of child slaves attempting to weave a lavish carpet for a wealthy gentleman. Gavin portrays the theme of enslavement through Ishwar and the other boys, using techniques such as metaphorical language, imagery and repetition. Gavin portrays the theme of enslavement, firstly, through the use of similes and animalistic imagery; this is evident