Literature connects people to the world around them with word play. This is meant to ignite the imagination, whether it is through poetry, short stories, or even drama. There are certain concepts one should understand in order to interrupt the various works. The idea is to read a story or poem and gain an understanding of what the author is stating. Reading material should move you in one way or another, whether it is to love or hate. One should experience some level of emotion through reading.
playwright, utilized humor and irony as he developed specific language for his plays, thereby influencing literature forever. “Shakespeare became popular in the eighteenth century” (Epstein 8). He was the best all around. “Shakespeare was a classic” (8). William Shakespeare is a very known and popular man that has many works, techniques and ways. Shakespeare is the writer of many famous works of literature. His comedies include humor while his plays and poems include irony. Shakespeare sets himself apart
in a way that they create a mood for the audience and intrigue them more in what’s is happening. Shakespeare’s distinctive use of iambic pentameter, expressive style and most importantly his use of literary elements amplify the dialect in Macbeth. Irony, similes and alliterations are used to attract and confound the Elizabethan audience. An important kind of figurative language used repetitively in Macbeth simile, which is a comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as. Shakespeare
bullet through his head. Poetry has been an important part of the English language for many centuries. This art is so diverse and complete that some people spend their life studying it and many still have a lot to learn from it, even when approaching their death. Although the immensity of poetry content, this text will treat of only one great poem written in 1897 by Edwin Arlington Robinson; Richard Cory. This sixteen lines short story tells a lot about human irony. Richard Cory, a wealthy
the front, he experienced most of the situations described in his poetry (Parsons 658). Suffering from shell-shock and the realization of the grotesque reality of war, Owen, institutionalized at Craiglockhart Military Hospital, not only composed and refined his poetic gift but also met with his more famous anti-war counterpart, Siegfried Sassoon. Returning to London, Owen spent the most productive months of his life writing poetry before returning to the war he presents in his works. During the time
It is what she leaves out that truly strikes the reader. Bingham’s poetry technique is reminiscent of a watercolor painting with much of the blank paper exposed—evoking the illusion of light, not emptiness. This vignette style of poetry truly brings her works to life. Remica Bingham’s poems “Depression,” “My Mother Recalls Protests,” and “Final Exam Administration,” all use a vignette-like writing style and sparse situational details to convey raw emotion and vivid imagery. In Bingham’s poem