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    Synecdoche And Tone

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    Next, more similarities between “Light House” and Erin Hanson’s poem is synecdoche. Both poem use synecdoche and the same synecdoche, the heart. The heart is also a symbol. Both poems share a symbol as well as a synecdoche. BV illustrated, “it can crush your heart because you feel every / inch of those unhealed wounds” (BV, “Light House” 14 - 15). Hanson wrote, “My heart no longer knew, ...And it taught my heart that some things,” (Hanson, untitled 12, 17). Both hearts represent the whole central system. It symbolizes the central feeling. The heart is the core of emotions. In “Light House,” she explains the heart is crucial and not in a literal way, but the heart is the key is your emotions. In Hanson’s poem, she wrote about the heart like…

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    Metonymy In Dance

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    When one watches a dancer leap or glide across a stage, the observer’s thoughts may not immediately be directed towards the metaphoric implications of each movement, but these metaphoric processes operate as a fundamental characteristic of dance. Physical gestures are an innate characteristic of the way people communicate with each other as they “…can reveal aspects of meaning that are not, or even cannot, be present in words alone” (Kövecses 72). Dance, at its simplest definition, is but an…

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    war metaphor language, and synecdoche to help support his argument. First, in Collins statements he frames the problem of agroterrorism by using metaphor language to get his point across. "The fields and pastures of America's farmland might seem at first to have nothing in common with the towers of the World Trade Center or our busy seaports. In fact, however, they are merely different manifestations of the same high priority target, the American economy" (Agroterrorism: The Threat to…

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    “Acquainted with the Night” In Robert Frost 's, “Acquainted with the Night,” Frost uses symbolism to expand his feelings of hopelessness, suffering, and injustice by writing predominately in images using poetic elements to reiterate depth and occurrences through repetition and punctuation. In analyzing “Acquainted with the Night,” Frost uses symbolism to relate the vast darkness of the night with inner turmoil deepening the desolation of himself. Double-voiced wording relates symbolism and…

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    The “Gooses quill” in this poem is also an important symbol by Metonymy. Synecdoche is part of something that's used to signify the whole, Metonymy is somethings which is closely associated with a subject is substituted for it. A hand In “The hand that signed the Paper” the hand is actually the ruler. Thomas uses the hand as a way to distance the ruler and government, (who is actually making these decisions) away from the people. in the same that your hand is distant from your body is the…

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    King Tupac Analysis

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    stresses that when he finishes creating music, he will be considered “King Kunta” in modern hip-hop. Lamar starts the song off by saying that “I got a bone to pick” using synecdoche to indicate that he needed to make a statement to opposing rappers (line 1). Lamar continued to use synecdoche when mentioning that the “Black man taking no losses” detonating that all his opponents will, and has failed when coming for his crown (line 10). Lamar states that he has “the yams”, personifying “the yams”,…

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    something that can’t actually happen Ex: In the book I read the author used many metaphors to help the reader understand how the character is feeling. Metonymy- the use of a word to take the place of the thing meant which allows you to see the bigger picture. Ex: To avoid confusion James used a commonly know metonymy in his speech. Paradox- a statement or situation that is logically unacceptable or self contradictory. Ex: When I traveled into the future, I created a paradox when I…

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    especially with Blake alluding to the tyger’s brain being in a furnace, and the use of a hammer chain and anvil during the process of creating the tyger. As one reads the poem one sees the growing fear building up in every line of the poem emphasized in the change of words in the ending line of the last quatrain. The first and last quatrain are exactly the same except for one word. The word “could” in the last line of the first quatrain is replaced in the last quatrain with the word dare. This…

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    sent “to eat in the kitchen” when company arrives. Hughes is using a form of metonymy where the company represents the white Americans, and the black person being sent to the kitchen symbolizes how black people are constantly being denied the opportunities given to white people. In addition, Hughes uses this metonymy to strike a resemblance to the antebellum period where slaves would not eat at the same table as their masters. Hughes, however, laughs and eats well to grow strong. In doing so, we…

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    In chapters 4 and 5 the reader sees the process that Frankenstein used to construct the creature, in a gloomy, insidious tone. Victor vividly describes the scene of him creating life from the dead, how he was amazed at first but then was disgusted. The author’s use of synecdoche presents the body parts used , such as the “eyes that were fixed on [him]”(19) and his “jaws that opened”(Shelley 20). The intentional use of body parts by Frankenstein describe a whole to portray the significance of…

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