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    In the novel, The Lord of the Flies, the author uses symbolism to tell the story. Symbolism means that you use symbols to represent ideas. Because of the symbolism in the Lord of the Flies, it is rarely clear the reason why the story is written, and it was often confusing. The three main symbols the author uses are the conch, the beast, and fire. The conch in the book represents power. Whenever it was mentioned, it showed that whoever had possession of it, had influence and control over the…

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    Hawthorne uses many symbols, for example the sunshine, the forest, and water. Symbols of things would be the scarlet letter itself and the symbols of places would be like the scaffold. Finally, symbols of people would include Dimmesdale and Pearl, also being a symbol, are one of the heavily symbolized characters in the book. Some of these symbols can help characters understand their lives or even foreshadow events that appear later in the story.. In this novel, the symbols are used frequently…

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    The Pearl Archetypes

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    Steinbeck's use of archetypes and symbols in The Pearl In Steinbeck’s The Pearl, archetypes and symbols are used to develop the theme of striving for the American dream. Corruption of wealth, greed, and fate all lead to the development of this theme. Steinbeck also uses correct historical representations of that time which greater represent the theme of the American dream. The American dream can be described as innovative and industrialized to create happiness. During the 19th century…

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    Rose For Emily

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    William Faulkner. The most effective literary element in this short story was the symbolism that Faulkner used. The symbols that Faulkner used made it very clear that time has a major impact on life in many different ways. These symbols and how clearly they represented time’s effects on life were what made “A Rose For Emily” such an effective short story. The first effective symbol is Emily’s house. In most fiction, old family houses are typically symbolic of something. In “A Rose For Emily”…

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    Symbols From the Raven and Masque of the Red Death Why do authors put symbols into their stories? Well symbols can help people picture and relate to something in the story. In the stories The Raven and The Masque of the Red Death they each used three categories of symbols. They used loss of control, death, and lastly false sense of security. These three categories took the stories to the next level. It made the readers be able to picture and relate to the story in their own way. So what symbols…

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    The Scarlet Letter but does not pay attention to certain things that mean more than what it says. Everything you read could mean more than just words in a book, which is why you should pay more attention and read between the lines. There are many symbols in The Scarlet Letter with different meanings that represents more. To the Puritans the letter “A” represents adultery but in the book it had different meanings. For example, in the beginning of the book, the letter “A” represents adultery…

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    Symbols are a vital part of literature and contain many captivating interpretations and meanings that goes beyond the literary text. In literature, it is rare to find a single symbol that only has one connecting significant message. Most of the time, with the use of overlapping, similarities and connections, multiple interpretations can be used for a single symbol. One common form of symbolism that involves many different interpretations is nature, or more specifically, animals. Animals are a…

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    in terms of words story, it is a story that encompasses a big symbol with many other symbols around it. When you read the text at first, you may not notice all these, but after a deep analysis, the shaving part in the story really comes clearer in our mind and the meaning the author wanted to give to this part of the story comes obvious. The shaving part in the story is clearly the most interesting part of the story in terms of symbols because its hole process encompasses many part that are, in…

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    throws a book which hits Turpin in the head. Throughout the story, O’Connor uses many symbols along with character development to show, the theme of religion during the 1960s. Throughout…

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    The protagonist in The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield, suffers with the transition from childhood to adulthood. His teenage years are his most challenging moments in his life so far. In J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger uses symbols and details to convey the importance in protecting…

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