With regards to style, Draut writes professionally and straightforward. Each paragraph builds off the one prior, offering the reader the most information. Throughout her extract, Draut presents herself as a relatable, “down-to-Earth” author, who doesn’t threaten the reader with excessive knowledge. The targeted audience is high school graduates and young college students. She takes advantage of the reader’s targeted age group for word choice. The
By choosing strong and well-thought out words, it allows the readers to better pay attention to detail and recollect more material. Influential diction causes the readers to become reeled in and intrigued in the novel. The narrator writes, “You’d fine the high school phenoms running circles around the overweight has-beens, guys who’d effortlessly played above-the-rim years ago now trying to catch their breath and salvage what was left of their once-stylish games” (Moore 44). Using words like ‘phenoms’ and ‘has-beens’ causes the author and the reader to relate. The narrator creates a connection between himself and his audience by using words his readers can understand and empathize with. Wes says, “You’d find the drug dealers there...smelling like a fresh haircut and with gear on that was too fine for sweating in” (Moore 44). Moore uses imagery and tugs at our senses to allow his audience to better picture the situation he is explaining and describing. Imagery, along with strong diction, generates a more engaging novel. The storyteller’s sentence structure varies from short to long. This allows the reader to stay interested and keeps the author’s sentences flowing easily. Wes Moore, the narrator, is guilty of inspiring and influential diction and
Rather than a direct style this needs more thinking from the reader which on the other side supports the readers understanding of the problems Atwood addresses in her novel. Margaret Atwood's style clearly leaves room for the reader whether to
The author’s main idea and purposes are revealed by a series of anecdotes and allusions. The author gets very personal about the subject, as if she was going through the realization herself. You can see her opinion by the way she refers to certain things. For example, the author brings up an old memory from her childhood in paragraph nine. When she is describing the boxcar children, the words she uses are almost as if they were too
Intertwined within the novel is the presence of many different genres including letters, articles and magazine clippings, and pictures. At first sight there is the
The organization and transitions take away from his actual writing. He jumps from one idea to another and it is not clear what the point is at that specific moment. One example of this is when he jumps from masculinity, to a short paragraph about femininity, then abruptly back to the problems with being a male.
Hi. Most of us have been reading since we were young, but not many of us think about the reason in doing so. What makes a novel so compelling, a memoir so riveting and what do we really gain from reading? Peter Skrzynecki, here in Australia, received an Order of Australia Medal for his prestige excellence in his calligraphy skills. Through this honourable medal, readers can distinguish the different cultural experiences that Peter had endured.
How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster is a book that explains there is more to literature than just a few words on a paper or a few pages in a book. Thomas Foster’s book portrays a relatable message to a wide based audience. This book is relatable for two reasons, the way it is written and the examples it uses. The book is written in a conversational manner, as if the reader was in a group discussion about books and writing. As for the examples, they are informative, descriptive, relative, and entertaining.
The way diction is crafted in a novel establishes the atmosphere and the mood of a setting for the reader to interpret. Craig Silvey’s, Jasper Jones, published in 2009, is a novel that uses specific language conventions to create certain moods for the reader. Craig Silvey’s clever use of diction to shape the different settings of summer heat, the glade and Jack Lionel’s house has established a particular mood for the reader to interpret in the novel. The narrative conventions used to shape the setting invokes specific thoughts from the audience to associate that setting with a particular mood or atmosphere.
Describe the Author’s Style * Poetic * Descriptive * Sometimes a little bitter * Uses South African colloquialisms and vocabulary
important segments and chapters of the book, in an attempt to convey the emotions and points of
A final feature in the text which is vital for creating an emotional connection with the audience is the style in which it is written as it conveys Galloways personality, which allows the reader to understand the meaning of the text and relate to it, making it easier to connect with. The first element of style that Galloway uses to her advantage is formality; rather than writing it in a complex and serious manner, the writer presents the text in a light-hearted way making it more accessible and enjoyable. Aspects of the text which contribute towards are informality are the use of slang - "LURV", "stunk like a month-old kipper"; use of short sentences - "This did not trouble me. I was a biddable child. Most are."; and parenthesis - "(there were no men in our house)". These stylistic features all mirror the structure of natural, spoken language, therefore the reader feels as
This authors writing style is extremely unique because he relies on a ton of personification in order to make his writing descriptive or “magical”. For example, on page 310 it says” A slight breeze came through the trees, and the moonlight danced all around, making everything seem to move in slow motion.” He also uses a couple similes and metaphors. The mood that this book is sad, this is the mood because there are so many tragedies in this book such as Nathans Grandmother getting hospitalized, Halley Kate dying, and Nathan dying because of a ruptured
As the era of literature slowly declines, the expert critiques and praise for literature are lost. Previously, novels were bursting at the seams with metaphors, symbolism, and themes. In current times, “novels” are simply short stories that have been elaborated on with basic plot elements that attempt to make the story more interesting. Instead of having expert critical analysis written about them, they will, most likely, never see that, as recent novels have nothing to analyze. Even books are beginning to collect dust, hidden away and forgotten, attributing to the rise of companies such as Spark Notes. An author deserves to have his work praised, no matter how meager and the masses should have the right to embrace it or to reject it. As