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    Trope In Everyday Life

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    different expressions they use throughout their essays. Trope is any unit of figurative language such as simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia or hyperbole. Trope is used to describe a word or phrase in which causes an artistic affect. Reading these essays, I would of thought that they would be more intersecting I wasn’t really motivated to continue reading but had no choice. I found many creative facts the authors had throughout their essays. In the article, “Don’t Eat Before Reading This”, Bourdain discusses how food and blood/organs relate to one another. He says that all food, healthy or unhealthy, put you in a danger. He goes over about how cooks are in that…

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    These descriptions are also interwoven with hyperboles and personification. For example, Ifemelu stays with a relative in Brooklyn at first and has to sleep on the floor. This is something she did not expect, now being in America, and she describes her feelings at the end of the passage, “Ifemelu could not sleep, her mind too alert to the newness of things...Ifemelu stood there for a long time, her body unsure of itself, overwhelmed by a sense of newness. But she felt, also, a frisson of…

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    One type of figurative language she uses to do this is simile. Taya writes, “Visiting their house was like going to a resort where only happy people were allowed,” (5). Instead of just saying that her grandparent’s house was a very relaxing and happy place, the simile she used allows her to add more to her description. Her description instantly became more vivid and emphatic just by using figurative language. Taya also uses hyperboles to help readers visualize what certain situations would be…

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    Eliezer Metaphors

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    Also, when stated that “murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust”, this is an example of hyperbole. To explain, this is an exaggeration by the speaker, and it is not possible to murder a soul. Now, there has been another tone change, it has gone from angry to remorse. Also, remorse is not only a tone change, it has a large impact on the text. To explain, remorse is allowing Eliezer begin to see the changes that are affecting him. In addition, the remorse is allowing Eliezer to…

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    Catcher In The Rye Symbols

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    mean if you 're good at writing compositions and somebody starts talking about commas. Stradlater was always doing that. He wanted you to think that the only reason he was lousy at writing compositions was because he stuck all the commas in the wrong place. He was a little bit like Ackley, that way.” Title/Author: The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger Explanation: J.D. Salinger purposefully misuses a comma within the last sentence, ironically, in a piece of the text where Holden is discussing…

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    The Analysis of the Three Poems “My Papa’s Waltz”, “My Father’s Hats” and “Those Winter Sundays” are poems which are real exciting and express the love of fathers towards their kids. In these poems they describe to us the friendship between children and their fathers. The poem “My Papa’s Waltz” explains how a young boy was dancing waltz music with his drunken father. The young son appeared to enjoy having fun with his father while dancing despite the fact that he kept on chafing his ear on his…

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    The Room Hyperbole

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    In 2003 a film was released which one critic called “The Citezen Kane of bad movies”. This is no hyperbole. It was riddled with non-sequetors, plot holes the size of the Pacific Ocean and acting that made the local middle school drama club blush. It was dubbed “The Room” and was the brainchild of a one Tommy Wiseau, a man of unknown origins who financed the entire endeavor himself. Wiseau “wrote”, directed and starred in the drama about deceipt, relationships and spoons. When it was release,…

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    Eatonville Hyperbole

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    In this section of Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston characterizes Eatonville and the people within as very religious, competitive, traditionally and ethically involved, and unified. With the use of hyperbole, personification, idiom, and metaphors, Hurston develops these complex characteristics. Starting off, the author compares the arguments of Sam and Lige to a “contest in hyperbole” (page 63). This metaphor showcases how the people in the town always try to show off for others.…

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    Examples Of Hyperbole

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    The first example of this is a hyperbole that states “Heresy begins with people who are to all appearance better than their neighbors. A gentle and pious girl… may… wreck both church and empire.” There are two exaggerations seen here. Firstly, that the only people capable of heresy are people who appear better than those around them. Secondly, that one person alone can completely destroy an empire. The hyperbole was used to show the audience how an everyday person has the capability of being the…

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    The Funeral Hyperbole

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    Poem Analysis Essay In the poem The Funeral, by Gordon Parks there are many good uses of literary devices. A big one is hyperbole. He uses it in a great way which I am going to talk about. It also has a great theme. The theme of this poem is something most people can relate to which is how you don’t realize how great someone or something is until it’s gone. The poem is all about how a man losses his father and hast to go to his funeral. If you look deeper into the poem you can see that there is…

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