Sarah Dessen When a writer with a creative mind writes a story, the composition does not just become a generic, hear it everyday kind of story. An amazing author will become one with the writing and possibly put their own story down. They will put inspiration and life lessons they had once learned in the past, so their readers may learn it also. That is exactly what Sarah Dessen does, the life around her is put onto paper for others to learn and read. Dessen was not like the other girls in her younger years.
Analysis of Two Kinds by Amy Tan In the story “Two Kinds”, the author, Amy Tan, intends to make reader think of the meaning behind the story. She doesn’t speak out as an analyzer to illustrate what is the real problem between her and her mother. Instead, she uses her own point of view as a narrator to state what she has experienced and what she feels in her mind all along the story. She has not judged what is right or wrong based on her opinion. Instead of giving instruction of how to solve a family issue, the author chooses to write a narrative diary containing her true feeling toward events during her childhood, which offers reader not only a clear account, but insight on how the narrator feels frustrated due to failing her mother’s expectations which leads to a large conflict between the narrator and her mother.
MEANI... ... middle of paper ... ... being driven out of her mind, so writing is one of the only things she can do to keep herself occupied. “I know I shouldn’t write but I’ve got to do something.She writes about everything that she is experiencing, and while every once and a while looks back into the past, she is usually in the present. This is written in first person point of view as well. ORDER - The author of “Code Name Verity” put the writing in an order so that while you can also learn about what happened before the story, you also know about the events in the present. The author also writes it so that you eventually figure out how everything is working out.
She still feels as if she struggles and doesn’t like that she “has to read a whole book to find out what happens in the story”. Her strengths in comprehensio... ... middle of paper ... ...on my own observation and talking with the student I was able to determine which strategies she enjoyed the most and was able to help grow one of her weaknesses in a way that she thinks was fun. Works Cited Cambourne, B. (1988). The whole story.
In a recent study of Jane Austen's language done by Stuart Tave he states, "She knows, and she shows us in her novels, messy lives, and most people are leading them, even when the surface of life seems proper." Austen wrote in a way that assured readers to connect to her novel. Even if the time period is different, the themes of the novel will always be relate-able to people, as she does not focus on the standards of society, but the reality of human nature. As well as a focus on human nature, Austen focuses on freedom, intelligence, and nontraditional romance. “When Elizabeth does come to have some feelings for Mr. Darcy she understands her change as above all, 'a motive within her of good will which could not be overlooked.
Through developing an increased awareness of the inner reality of her life the narrator experiences a split in her personality. The split in her personality is crucial ... ... middle of paper ... ...herself. Since the reader is only given one perspective throughout the story they are almost forced to envision the narrator as being dependable. However, the fact that Gilman conveys this story through the unknown narrator’s diary is what ultimately caused the narrator to be unreliable. Since the narrator is writing in her own diary she’s not worried about criticism or other individual’s perception.
Oftentimes, the quest for self discovery centers on the search for one’s voice. In Zora Neale Hurston’s novel, Their Eyes Were Watching Gd the reader learns about Janie, the novel’s protagonist and hero, as she tells her friend Phoebe how she found her identity. Early on the reader learns that language is an important motif in the novel, yet, Zora Neale Hurston deliberately leaves out Janie’s voice in the scene where she uses it to save her life (acquit her of murder). In this scene, Janie does not speak through direct discourse or free mixed indirect discourse; her testimony is relayed to the reader through the narrator. Zora Neale Hurston did this to clarify the meaning of the novel: voice is best used for story telling (to people who will listen).
Both novel fluently goes back and forth between first and third person tense. In The Lover, her traumatic experiences shaped her to write her story. She felt freer writing her story when everyone was dead. “Writing is nothing but advertisement. But usually I have no opinion, I can see that all options now, that there seem to be no more barriers.
At the beginning of the story, the reader may be lost and become bored with the plot, because little is known about the characters until much later in the story. Once the author, Daphne du Maurier, unfolds the characters secrets and lives, however, the story is compelling and thought-provoking. At some points, especially towards the end of the story, it seems as though the reader personally knows the characters and can relate with exactly what they are thinking and feeling. The reader can understand the narrator's pain concerning Maxim and Rebecca, and how she feels that she is always being compared to Rebecca and will never be good enough for Maxim. One can also comprehend Maxim's actions and ways after he explains his past life with Rebecca, which helps to make the plot more engaging and draws the reader into the world of Manderley.
After reading "The Author to her Book," it helps to know about the author's background. Anne Bradstreet wrote this poem after she had received her recently published book. The problem was that she did not want her book published. In her eyes, it was unfinished and full of mistakes. In the poem, she treats the book as a child and uses a satirical tone.