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    Examine the ways in which Alejandro Iñarritu utilises literary techniques to explore the central ideas of Birdman Alejandro G. Iñarritu exploits a range of literary techniques to present the dominant themes of power, greatness, and reality/madness in his successful film Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.) Throughout the film Birdman the dominant theme of power is examined through the use of camera shots, irony, perspective, and mise en scene. Iñarritu imposes the idea of predatory

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    Language and Literary Techniques in Othello

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    Language and Literary Techniques in Othello The language and literary techniques used in William Shakespeare's Othello enrich the settings, plot, characters, and themes. Othello is a complex tragedy about good versus evil, loyalty, love, sexual jealousy, appearance versus reality, and intrigue, told in a first person point of view. The play takes place during the Renaissance in Venice, Italy and in Cyprus over three days. It is written in blank verse, usually unrhymed iambic pentameter. The

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    Use of Literary Techniques in Milton's Sonnet At the prime of his life, Milton was struck with blindness. As a result of this tragedy, Milton created a sonnet about his blindness. He questioned the meaning of this tragedy, of the future, and God for his blindness within the sonnet. Within Milton's sonnet about his blindness: figurative language, personification, his intent and prosody are adopted to convey his questions and heart felt acceptance of his blindness. Milton uses figurative language

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    one would not expect a man who lives this way to be uncivilized and hunt humans. Imagery is very important in a literary classic; it serves to intensify the impact of the work. Imagery also gives the story more detail, because the reader is able to uses their senses to understand the mood and theme of the story (The Use of Imagery to Reflect Theme). One of the main literary techniques Connell uses to make “The Most Dangerous Game,” an interesting and fast paced story is suspense. Suspense is the

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    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch Literary Techniques Alexander Solzhenitsyn's style of writing is economical and unornamental. This is particularly true of One Day. This would seemingly cause little difficulty in translating One Day were it not for the great amount of prison jargon contained in the dialogues and discussion of life in the camp. The author's motto might well be, "wie es eigentlich gewesen," or "tell it like it is." In believing as he does in honest realism and not

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    Characterization of Rachel Through the Use of Literary Techniques in Cisneros’ Eleven Sandra Cisneros writes a memoir through the eyes of an eleven year old. Turning eleven happens to be a tragic day for the main character, Rachel. Through various literary techniques such as hyperbole, simile, and syntax, Rachel is characterized. Rachel is a fresh turning eleven year old who finds herself in an awful situation on her birthday. Forced to wear a raggedy old sweater that doesn’t belong to her, she

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    “A Good Man is Hard to Find”: Comparing Flannery O’Connor’s Literary Technique to Grotesque Medieval Literature Upon initially reading Flannery O’Connor’s work, one would have no problem recognizing her use of shocking, violent, or despairing themes. It may not be as easy, however, to completely accept or understand her style. According to Patrick Galloway, one must be “initiated to her trademarks when reading any of her two novels or thirty-two short stories (1).In many of her works, she paradoxically

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    Use of Literary Techniques to Characterize Rachel in Cisneros’ Eleven In “Eleven”, written by Sandra Cisneros, Cisneros uses literary techniques such as diction and imagery to characterize Rachel’s character during her transition from age ten to age 11. These literary techniques help to describe how Rachel feels in certain situations while also explaining her qualities and traits. Through the use of these literary techniques Cisneros also collaborated on Rachel’s feelings when she was other ages

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    Juliet by William Shakespeare, opens with a scene fully packed with rousing action and bawdy jokes. In this scene, dramatic techniques and figurative language are utilised by the playwright while the audience are provided with an insight into the remainder of the play. Thus, these literary techniques provoke the audience’s emotions as their interest is fuelled. Several techniques by which Shakespeare captures the attention of the audience in the opening act of Romeo and Juliet include dramatic irony

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    meanings that can change a person, are all at the core of poetry. Both “This World Is Too Much with Us” and “It Is a Beauteous Evening, Clam and Free” are prime examples of all these attributes. The meaning of these poems is exquisite and the literary techniques used are simply intriguing! These two poems by William Wordsworth are both amazing examples of Romantic era poetry. In commencement, “This World Is Too Much with Us”, has myriads of meanings and themes. A strong over-materialistic theme is seen

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