Literary consonance

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  • Little Boy Crying Poem Analysis

    ‘frustration’, ‘grim giant’ and ‘cruel’ to show the little boy’s perspective towards the father scolding him. The child is afraid of the father scolding him, comparing the father to an ‘ogre’, showing that the father is comparable to an ogre, a creature that is normally used to describe people who tend to tower over people yet are angry at the same time. Both ‘Girl’ and ‘little boy crying’ explore the differences between the perspectives of the parents and the child, which is something that lots of families have experienced. Kincaid talks about the thoughts between the mother and child when going out to face the real world while Morris talks about the perspectives of the father and the child when the father is scolding his son. Through literary devices such as metaphors and listing, the poets explores the different perspectives of parents and children.…

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  • Song Analysis: Sleep By Eric Whitacre

    publish due to copyright claims so in a panic he changed the words in his iconic piece to create “Sleep”. Before "Sleep” was even a concept a Texas woman came to Eric asking him to write a piece in remembrance of her parents married for 50 years who passed away in a fatal car accident. Through its slow tempo which is so powerful and it 's beautiful softer dynamic range to its magnificent chords sung by the choir in much louder dynamic ranges later in the piece shows the power, sorrow, and…

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  • Analysis Of Keiler's Logical Fallacies In Music

    After Keiler examines Bernstein’s logical fallacies, he dismantles Bernstein’s claims of the harmonic series as basis for all music. He writes that even the “simple diatonic scale requires…gross adjustment” (Keiler, 208). This is indeed true, with the fourth being 29 cents flat, the third 14 cents flat, and the seventh 12 cents flat (as compared to equal temperament tuning). Keiler also says the diatonic scale reaches into the outermost limits of the harmonic series. This is again factual, since…

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  • Literary Techniques In The Turn Of The Screw

    Literary Techniques and the Horror of The Turn of the Screw One purpose of Henry James’ gothic novella The Turn of the Screw is to instill fear in the reader. There are several features of this work that make the story horror inducing; first, James’ deals with the idea of the corruption of innocence of children. In the story’s opening chapter, the observation is made that the corruption of a child in a ghost story “adds a particular touch” (James 115). Fear is also associated with the…

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  • Critical Analysis In Flannery O Connor's A Good Man Is Hard To Find

    These components are: the plot, characters, setting, point of view, and literary motif. The plot for this story begins as a family going about their journey from Georgia to Florida. Everyone’s pilled in the car. They make stops to eat and everyone goes about their business. It is not until the Grandmother makes an unplanned route occur that the story starts to rise in tension. The plot is not a normal one with an exposition, climax, denouncement and conclusion, but is one that basically build up…

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  • Feminist Narratology Analysis

    First and most clear thing that Jane Gallop talks about is how in 1960’s literature plays role in society and society plays role in literature. Also author describes that through term “Criticism” author refers to what, by the 1960’s was certainly the most commonly practiced in form of scholarship. More importantly, Outside of literary studies, “literary criticism” is more likely to mean some form of evaluation and “criticism” unmodified has the primarily negative sense of fault-finding. The last…

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  • Analysis Of 'The Importance Of Being Earnest'

    After reading the past novels in English class and doing multiple theories of analysis, I have decided the theory that I best relate with is reader response. The reason behind me choosing reader response is that throughout reading all the novels assigned I always tended to make a comparison to my modern day teenage life. As multiple of my previous analysis and explication videos have shown I tend to relate to the character struggling or the character that is in the pressure situation. Reader…

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  • Faulkner's Tragic Absalom Analysis

    mirror Konstan and Raaflaub’s assertion that epic “oral poetry is easily lost to history or altered profoundly in transmission” (1). These points considered, we shall see that Absalom, Absalom!, despite its novelistic form, nevertheless comprises an oral epic in the vein of The Iliad or The Odyssey. Consider first the novel’s division into nine chapters: each represents a distinct iteration of the novel’s epic story. That said, none of those chapters neatly contains all, or even a large part,…

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  • Analysis Of The Accidental Tourist

    suggests that Muriel’s house represents the chaos and disorder of the world, which is the exact opposite of the Leary home. Drubin goes on to suggest that Macon begins to feel comfortable in this chaotic environment, ultimately changing his view of life (n pag.). In the least, this symbolism of Muriel’s house does show a change in Macon, making the final resolution more understandable. Ultimately the use of setting in regards to symbolism helps unify the form of the novel, making the ideas…

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  • Suspense In The Cask Of Amontillado

    The Catacombs “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe is a short story full of suspense, mystery, and irony. Edgar Allan Poe ensures that the reader is engaged as well as entertained while reading his stories by using various literary techniques such as hyperbole, suspense, mystery, and irony. The use of these literary techniques in Poe’s stories allows him to develop his plot without losing his audience’s attention. In this short story Montresor, who is the narrator, is carefully planning…

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