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  • Change In Life In J. D. Salinger's The Catcher In The Rye

    is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong” (Murthy). Change is difficult but imperative to evolve. Many are averse to change, however, without change a person cannot progress in life. The transition from childhood to adulthood is an example of an inevitable change in life. Ultimately, as demonstrated in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the passage to adulthood is strenuous but feasible for Holden, a 16 year old alienated boy. Salinger displays his critical views of the…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of 'The Magnificent Garden'

    The magnificent Garden: Staring down from the balcony, the captivating view of the garden left me in awe. The whole sight portrays the image of a fairytale. The color and the shades of the sky seemed to be a part of a beautiful painting stretched across. The clouds were as fluffy as cotton candy. The milky white light from the moon made them more prominent as they changed from one form to another as if trying to tell the story of their own. The smooth paved walkway leads to the glorious pond.…

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  • Analysis Of Susanna Kaysen's Girl, Interrupted

    Those two are, however, the most profusely used words in Girl, Interrupted. For the previous example, Kaysen could have written “And after that? I whispered” and have Georgiana reply “A lot of darkness, she muttered.” and convey an emotion of fear in their conversation. Her style of writing, however, gives readers the opportunity to fill in the blanks…

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  • Figurative Language In In Silence The Heart, It Thickens Your Heart

    throughout the poem. One example can be seen when Warren writes, “she sat In front of the drugstore, sipping something Through a straw. There is nothing like Beauty. It stops your heart. It Thickens your blood. It stops your breath.” Here the ‘boy’ seems to be truly in love with the girl and also has the desire to speak to her but can’t seem to go to her. The anxiety he experiences is so fierce that he has to watch her from a distance in a ‘big black Buick’. Another example of tone is evident…

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  • The Picture Of Dorian Gray Literary Classic Analysis

    His long, descriptive passages evoke beautiful visualisations, allowing the reader a better glimpse into the life of Dorian Gray. Though somewhat melodramatic at times, his writing maintains a certain air of sophistication throughout, even when describing Dorian Gray…

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  • The Characteristics Of Poetism In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    Aristotle was a Greek philosopher as well as an apprentice of Plato. He founded a school and studied many different things. One of the things he studied was poetry, or as he referred to it, Poetics. Aristotle’s Poetics consists of a list of principles which he believes makes up “good” literature. These principles include plot, character, thought, diction, melody, and spectacle. Aristotle felt that in order for a piece to be considered “good” literature it must include those things, but was…

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  • Compare Wilfred Owen And The Great War

    manipulated into participating in the war. Both poems depict Owen’s perceptions through the use of poetic techniques and features; which place an emphasis upon…

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  • Rational Egoism In Dostoevsky's Notes From Underground

    type of enlightened self-interest that Chernyshevsky claims as the foundation of an idealistic world. The abstract idea of cultural and legislative systems relying on this rational egoism is what the protagonist detests. Where the Underground Man places himself in this messy view of society can be quite complicated. He is very open about his dislikes of the world, but he also admits that he understands the enjoyment in "a cup of tea with sugar in it" (these being symbols of a non-corrupted…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart

    “Men have called me mad, but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence,” quoted from the famous works of Edgar Allan Poe to describe a character of a madness and insanity in his work called The Tell-Tale Heart. It is a short story that intrigues the audience with a narrator who is madly obsessed with something so minor, that it drives him into a terrible crime. This story included many elements that helped Poe to develop the plot, but the major…

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  • Rhetorical Devices In Combat High

    vivid and disturbing examples to pierce his reader’s heart, making them feel sorry for the soldiers and their living conditions. Ramirez also uses some discomforting examples that might have some people reconsider how they feel about war. When using ethos, Ramirez executed this better than Junger. Ramirez appeals ethically by using trials with the State Attorney and the Pentagon. Using sources such as these gives Ramirez more credibility on his views. Junger simply uses examples of the soldier’s…

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