He was also known as a critic, because in his poems he criticized the elements of life, anything from aging to death, dissecting each element through description and subliminally informing the reader of his view on the matter. He used descriptive diction to paint a vivid image for his audience to not only contemplate his message, but to also visual it. This technique made him a literary artist, one who creates visual masterpieces through proper word choice. He also magnified his literary artwork by utilizing strong connotations in his poetry to infer meanings while preventing the poem from becoming prose. Due to the fact that his ideas in his writing related more to today’s time than his own, Arnold's conceptual style was said to be modern.
Edgar Allen Poe’s short stories consist of horror, death, and emotional theories. His literary works are based on his personal background with his own fears stated in the article Poe’s the cask of Amontillado by Roger Platizky identified, “Montresor's obsession with the revenge fifty years after the act, Poe's own fear of premature burial, and the cultural fear of live interment complicate” used in the short story The Cask of Amontillado “psychological and historical ways” (Platizky) and portraying similar characteristics in the narrators of his stories. Nevertheless, Poe is considered a manic depressant, he frequently wrote while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Perhaps this kind of behavior could explain why he used such depressed detail in his writing of things he feared in real life. The stories explain his focus on exactly how fixated behavior has a negative concern on narrator or central character in finding death and fear that manipulates their life by the end of each story like in the short stories The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, and The Cask of Amontillado.
The setting described in the last three lines using words such as struggle, flight, clash, and darkling plan allows the reader to understand the confusion in the couples life Where Browning uses the setting to reveal the characters greed and cruelty, Arnold uses the setting in "Dover Beach" to expose the lover's struggle in their relationship. Both poems' settings reveal the weaknesses of their characters and allow the reader to draw a mental picture of the situations faced by the characters in the poems'. The use of setting in a poem emphasizes the author words and character development. Setting not only describes the physical surroundings; it also describes the mental though of the characters in a poem.
Specifically the individuals insignificance in their society and the individuals inability to express themselves and be understood as an individual within that society. Repetition plays a crucial role in conveying the theme of insignificance. The repetition of, 'They will say:..';, conveys Prufrock's feeling of insignificance and reveal a man totally absorbed in the judgments of others and not at all concerned with his worth as an individual. Eliot's repetition of 'Do I dare? '; within the sixth stanza emphasises Prufrock's feeling of insignificance.
Edgar Allan Poe used numerous literary techniques such as irony and other poetic effects to tap into the inner dark side of man and arouse feelings of suspense, vengeance, and melancholy. There are many reasons why Poe’s poetry and short stories appeal to the reader. For instance, it may be that the reader can connect with Poe in the deaths of loved ones. It may be the plot of the stories. Or it may be the psychological relationship that Poe creates between the reader and his literary works.
He is hypersensitive to his surroundings and because of this, his behavior became erratic. Daniel Hoffman’s “Edgar Allan Poe: The Artist of the Beautiful”, provides insight into the life of the troubled writer and how he took inspiration from his own tormented life and embedded that in his own literary work. He discusses how Poe’s work explores darker periods in one life and transcends ideals that are widely shared. His own suffering speaks through his characters who are often characterized by: toxic affliction, terror, and mental instability. This article focuses on Poe’s history and how that shaped his writing.
. (and) licked its tongue into the corners of the... ... middle of paper ... ...every word speak the emotions of poet that sparked within. Eliot narrates the experience of Prufrock using the stream of consciousness technique developed by his fellow Modernist writers. The poem is a dramatic interior monologue of a man stricken with feelings of isolation and an incapability for decisive action that is said "to epitomize frustration and impotence of the modern individual" and "represent thwarted desires and modern disillusionment. Prufrock laments his physical and intellectual inertia, the lost opportunities in his life and lack of spiritual progress, and he is haunted by reminders of unattained carnal love.
All of Keats’s life experiences combined to make works of arts that could only be inspired by individual human experiences. John Keats’s background directly affects the topic of his works in order to realistically articulate his feelings in poetic form. John Keats’s illness caused him to write about his unfulfillment as a writer. In an analysis of Keats’s works, Cody Brotter states that Keats’s poems are “conscious of itself as the poem[s] of a poet.” The poems are written in the context of Keats tragically short and painful life. In his ... ... middle of paper ... ...is Forever the Passionate Voice."
Their individualism led to their separations from society and ultimately their isolation. Franz Kafka and Danny Santiago demonstrate the hardships artists endure in reality through their fictional stories. Both utilize the skill of metafiction to stress the importance of recognition to the artists concerning their art. Works Cited Kafka, Franz. A Hunger Artist.
Poetry is part of literature and a form of language across cultures. Poetry can be dark and mysterious, or evoke wonderment and love. It can also explain the author’s frustration of a circumstance which cannot be changed, as the Sherman Alexis poem, “On an Amtrak from Boston to New York”. Sherman Alexie, a Native American activist and author, exemplifies his poem as his point of view. The speaker’s state of mind depicts resentment, prejudice and muted aggressiveness.