Analysis Of ' All A Side ' By Ursula K. Le Guin Essay

1059 Words Nov 30th, 2016 5 Pages
As a narrate, most people would approach The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas written by Ursula K. Le Guin as a confusing text to follow, or even a disoriented narrator whom doesn 't understand what they are trying to portray to the reader. All a side, the narrator created a conflicting story world which portrays what society is today, Le Guin used contradicting patterns of tone through the narrative which corresponded with the imagery used as well. With doing so, Le Guin used formal elements to structure a deeper meaning. Le Guin’s narrative is about a city called Omelas, which is described as a Utopian story world, in which there are joyful, optimistic citizens enjoying life and embracing triumphs. The Utopia is too good to be true, thus, resulting in the narrator constantly questioning if we believe him or her. In the end, the perfect world has a hidden secret of a child who sacrifices ones happiness for the benefit of Omelas. While exploring Le Guin’s narrative, it is obvious that the narrator has set a very indecisive, and unconvincing self tone to the reader. In contrast, the tone in the beginning of the story was joyful and hopeful, because it presented the readers with a perfect Utopian world, with the ideal community; it is prominent while the narrator is explaining the people of Omelas whom are defined as happy, cheerful and positive. The text than switches tones, to a more hesitant attitude, as the narrator was questioning him or herself, while reaching out…

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