Journalists and other nonfiction writers alike occasionally provide accounts of real life traditions and events that occur in various cultures. These important events are often emphasized by underlining them through sequential and descriptive structure, along with direct quotations from the participants of the event. In the news article, “Quinceanera Birthday Bash Preserves Tradition, Marks Passage to Womanhood”, author Natalie St. John uses the aforementioned to highlight and depict the details of a quinceañera and its significance in the Mexican culture and community.
There are many ways authors include literary devices to not only express their position on certain things, but also to evoke emotion and thought from readers for them to fully understand the reason for them being presented. The author may drop hints through tone, style, symbolism, and motifs. These four elements help lead the reader to infer reasoning, meaning, and significance behind aspects of every story.
In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling, Harry becomes engrossed by the Mirror of Erised. A mirror that would show the viewer their true desires, by doing so capturing their attention. Men and women would slowly begin to fade away from their everyday lives, enthralled by the mirror. This is an example of the dangers of desire and how controlling it could be, also shown in “Thou Blind Man’s Mark” by Sir Philip Sydney. With the use of diction to institute the evils of desire, repetition to accentuate certain expressions, and personification, Sydney expresses the wrongdoings brought to him by his own desire.
Frequently in life individuals end up in intense circumstances. In the novel The First Stone, a youthful high schooler by the name Reef winds up in such a circumstance. Don Aker, the creator of The First Stone constructs this novel with respect to the conditions that numerous youngsters confront. He utilizes the character of Reef Kennedy to uncover and help us to remember ideals like indicating thoughtfulness, taking proprietorship and being sympathetic. Therefore, Reef takes us through his excursion towards adulthood and we take in the estimation of empathy. At last, Reef figures out how to be contrite, to take proprietorship for his activities and to be empathetic. Minor individuals in the novel that affects him towards his life are Lezza, Frank Colville and Scar. These minor characters in the novel individuals shows various influential impacts towards the main character in Reef’s life.
Soon after entering Hogwarts, Harry must face a road of trials which will eventually lead him to achieve his unlikely treasure. While roaming the halls after curfew, Harry receives detention in the forbidden forest, and comes face to face with the Dark Lord. Other obstacles come to place when Harry travels down the trap door into the chambers; such as devil’s snare, a human wizard’s chess game, and the room of keys (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). The series of tests make Harry’s mission difficult; however, the knowledge he gains from the unsuccessful trials bring him closer to his main goal. These minor bumps in Harry’s journey strengthen him emotionally and physically, readying him to defeat the traitor at the end of his succession of tests. Unexpectedly, the betrayal comes from the quivering Professor Quirrell who voluntarily gives up his body to the Dark Lord. Harry sees himself in the mirror and realizes he is magically in possession of the Sorcerer’s Stone. Shortly
Begin a journey with Susan Van Volkenburgh back to the time of 1 Samuel in her debut novel The Stone of Ebenezer. Tread the ancient lands of the Israel and Philistia through a novel replete with descriptive prose. Before you begin, let me say, I've yet to come across a biblical fiction novel so saturated with scripture and biblical history.
Behind Every Man of Power is a Lady Telling Them Exactly What to Do: The Differences in Character Development of Eilonwy in Lloyd Alexander’s The Book of Three and Hermione in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
mmercial: The commercial takes place on a dogs racing track. The announcer introduces a tall, slender dog named Silver Prince and states is the favorite for the race. The camera redirects the audience to a French Bulldog called Mr. Quiggly, and the announcer mention that he was a late entry. The commentator jokingly asks if Mr. Quiggly was wearing racing shoes. Indeed, he was and the other announcer says that wearing racing shoes was perfectly legal and soon the race begins. In spite of being short and husky, Mr. Quiggly surprised everyone when he surpasses all the other dogs during the race. He finally arrives at the finishing line and uses his Go Run shoes as brakes. Confidently, he then turns around and as the “Wild Thing” music from Tone
After reading over Aarseth’s Chapter 2, I agreed when he started off by saying, “After all, why should not text, rather than function as a strict category, behave textually – in the Barthesian sense – and rewrite itself at every opportunity?”. After his statement, he continues to talk about nonlinear text, which is defined as a object of verbal communication that is not simply one fixed sequence of letters, words, and sentences, but one in which the words or sequence of words may differ from readings to readings because of the shape, conventions, or mechanisms of the text. He then talks about multilinear and what is means. After reading over his chapter, I enjoyed it and like all the ideas expressed. However, just like chapter 1, I feel like
Nettie runs away from Alfonso to live with Celie at Albert’s house. She starts helping Celie with Albert’s children. Also, she teaches Celie how to read since Celie had to drop out of school when she got pregnant. Albert is still has a desire for Nettie, but fortunately she does not feel the same way. She refuses to have an affair with Albert; therefore, she is forced to leave his house. Celie tells Nettie to go live with the Reverend and his wife, who are Samuel and Corrine, because they seemed like kind people. Nettie promises to write Celie letters, but Celie never receives a letter from Nettie, so she assumes that Nettie is dead.
Overall, I felt that this book was indeed a subject worthy of study. The scholarly approach to black history was something that needed to be filled at some point in history, and Benjamin Quarles’ work opened the door to learning the valuable history of the greatest African-American contributors, leading to more persons perhaps being inspired to teach about this rich area of history that was neglected before. In addition, the Quarles book makes for a great read among beginners and those seeking understanding of the broad appeal and effects African Americans had on the development of the American economy, and perfecting its
People talk about the “Final battle between Good and Evil.” But it is not so much a battle, as a choice - one that we are making right now. Human nature if far more complex than this. People can have both good and bad qualities. There is no specific classification in the case of Good and Bad for humans. Thus, our perceptions are our conflict as the classification between good and evil is only a reflection of conflict within people.
Tyler Jones ½ 11/30/17 Return address Tyler Jones 2502 70th Ave SE Washington, 98040 Dear, J.K. Rowling LAL Writing After Reading your book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s stone I began to realize all the strange things that happen in life, such as a roof creaking when no one is nearby it, but you can still hear it creaking and it's weird. I am similar to harry in the sense that I can be very quiet if I want to and harry is most of the time. Harry relates to me because weird things happen to him, some weird things also happen to me such as, if I think long enough I can see a brief picture of a future and sometimes that future actually comes true and its weird and I’m like whoa! That actually happened? And when Harry was at the zoo, he removed
Ray, Coughlin, and Alvah go to Japhy house and the seem to be making a lot of ruckus and Japhy was reading a book about american poetry Japhy seemed so intrigued. Ray,Alvah, and coughlin decide to bring alcohol and the noise seems to distract japhy from his attention on the book. Ray later explains that Japhy runs towards him with a dagger and hits the jug with the dagger Ray seems fascinated with japhy’s skills he ends up comparing japhy to a samurai. They continue to enjoy their day talking about poetry but the narrator does mention that he felt bad for interrupting him he felt at
They include: Hagrid’s three-headed dog which protected the trap door to the chamber; Devil’s snare created by Professor Sprout; flying keys that were charmed by Flitwick; Professor McGonagall’s life-size game of chess; the Mirror of Erised, which was put there by Dumbledore; Snipe’s potion riddle; and the troll which attacks Hermione in the bathroom brought in by Professor Quirrell. All seven creatures or enchantments work to protect the stone from Voldemort. However, throughout the year, Harry, Hermione, and Ron become suspicious of Snape and think that he is going to try and steal the treasured stone. Acting on their suspicions the three friends get past the seven complications Harry ends up having to duel Lord Voldemort and Professor Quirrell, who Voldemort was actually using to get to the stone. Harry defeats them both, Quirrell’s life is lost and Lord Voldemort is diminished from this world again. After the battle Dumbledore and Nicolas Flamel decide to destroy the stone so that Voldemort could not get ahold of it at a later date. Since the stone is what was keeping Nicolas Flamel and his wife alive, they both ended up dying with the destruction of the stone.