Essays Tagged: "vivid imagery"

Analysis of "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"

ht provoking. Through Dickinson's precise style of writing, effective use of literary elements, and vivid imagery, she creates a poem that can be interpreted in many different ways.The precise form th ... ality.Even though Dickinson's style of writing is concise and to the point, she is able to use many vivid images to paint an everlasting picture in the reader's mind. Each image that she uses builds u ...

(8 pages) 471 0 4.4 May/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Emily Dickenson and the Theme of Death

fferent from the traditional 'horror movie' roles. Dickenson also combines imaginative diction with vivid imagery to create astonishingly powerful poems.In the 1862 poem, After Great pain, a formal fe ... ast, most of Dickenson's other death related poems show the reader the perspective of the dead. The vivid imagery in this poem functions to enhance the reader's perception of the poem. The following p ...

(2 pages) 122 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gone Fishin' ("The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop)

'The Fish' by Elizabeth Bishop is saturated with vivid imagery and abundant description, which help the reader visualize the action. Bishop's use of ... n to its final magnificence. The descriptive words allow the reader to, again, visualize the moment vividly through the eyes of the narrator.Bishop does an outstanding job in describing every moment i ...

(4 pages) 219 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Poetry Analysis of the poem "I, Too" by Langston Hughes.

The poem I, Too, written by Langston Hughes, uses excellent language, vivid imagery and strong sounds to express the poet's feelings towards racism. I, Too is an anti-dis ... ew metaphors and symbols. Metaphors and symbols are used because they say what we want to say, more vividly and forcefully. In the line, "I am the darker brother," the person is comparing himself to a ...

(3 pages) 334 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Blue Heron" by Theodore Roberts a paragraph regarding the colours used in the Blue Heron.

"The Blue Heron", the poet, Theodore Roberts, uses a variety of color to engage the audience in the vivid imagery he presents. He tries to create a happy scene in the mind's eye; one of health and unt ... a view of the heron as being an animal that holds a grudge against something. Using these powerful, vivid images, not only does Roberts convey his message, but he also forces people to think about how ...

(1 pages) 31 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Running in the Family.

scriptive and poetic. The variety forms of figurative languages (especially metaphors and similes), vivid imagery, and unusual sentence structure Ondaatje utilized elaborate the sentences making the n ... sis on specific characters nor is there a plot that consists of introduction, climax and resolution.Vividly described or memorable eventsThe Ondaatje family is unique for the family members' extraordi ...

(1 pages) 80 2 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The excess in Keats' work detracts from the effectiveness of his ideas.

o feel what he felt, see what he saw and hear music in the words he wrote. It is through his use of vivid imagery and rich descriptions that Keats draws us into his world of imagination and thereby ac ... tingale', where he uses the image of the coming and going of the seasons, and describes in lush and vivid detail, the life and death of the violets and the roses. In the death of the violet there lies ...

(7 pages) 106 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Brooklyn Reader," explain how they use descriptive techniques to portray Brooklyn. I compared "Southeast of the Island: Travel Notes" and "Sunday Dinner in Brooklyn."

st of the Island: Travel Notes" and Anatole Broyard's "Sunday Dinner in Brooklyn," each author uses vivid imagery to portray Brooklyn. The writers discuss three points in each piece - their view of th ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hamlets Choices

motivations, or lack thereof, and psyche. Each soliloquy, each slightly different, is all united by vivid imagery, introspective language, and discussion of Hamlet's delay of action. The first soliloq ...

(6 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Indifference of Nature vs. Virtue of Man in Stephen Crane's The Open Boat. Explores irony, symbolism, and color imagery.

es a highly poetic and rhythmic sense of style, successfully incorporating irony with symbolism and vivid imagery. "The Open Boat" calls for man to move beyond the cold indifference of Nature in an at ...

(5 pages) 144 1 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The following is my Analysis of Julia Alvarez's use of imagery in In the Time of the Butterflies.

In the Time of the ButterfliesJulia Alvarez uses her vivid imagery to blend with the stark reality that Trujillo's regime imposed on the Dominican Republ ... udial identification. In the following passage, Alvarez describes the landscape of the country in a vivid fashion:"The whole spine of the country is wet.[she goes on to say]...Atlantic where it is los ...

(2 pages) 76 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

An essay analyzing Maya Angelou's poem "Africa" using personification and rhythms

thm enhance both the imagery and tone of the poem. The continent of Africa is personified to create vivid images and the rhythmical patterns contribute to the changing tone from pleasant to unpleasant ... e to the changing tone from pleasant to unpleasant to contemplative.Africa is personified to create vivid imagery and to give human emotions to a continent. Simultaneously, the entire poem is a metaph ...

(2 pages) 17220 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Nick Adams Stories: The End of Something

mewhat dreary day in a damp Horton's Bay. In the opening paragraph, we can almost smell the lumber. Vivid imagery cascades through the senses - the smell of moist pine and damp spring air. However, th ...

(3 pages) 51 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of dulce et decorum est

Est" by Wilfred OwensThe poem is one of the most powerful ways to convey an idea oropinion. Through vivid imagery and compelling metaphors, the poemgives the reader the exact feeling the author wanted ... cellentmanipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owen'suse of exact diction and vivid figurative language emphasizes hispoint, showing that war is terrible and devastating. Further ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blood Imagery in Shakespear's, "Julius Ceasar."

Blood Imagery in Julius Caesar"Thematic patterns of fire and blood, with their vivid imagery, are among the most immediately noticeable in the play." (McMurty, 67) In Julius Caesa ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Describe several language techniques used in each text. Explain why they are important.

From the perspective of soldiers we experience what men suffered during World War I. Through the vivid imagery and the dramatic language in the poems 'Attack' and 'Exposure', Siegfried Sassoon and ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Romanticism, Poe, and The Raven

ury. Romanticism established realism in literature through creativity, innovation, exploration, and vivid imagery. By expanding beyond the definition of love, Romanticism, accented by mystery, delves ...

(2 pages) 104 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

"The Road Not Taken" and Other Poems by Robert Frost

matically from a tone of humorous banter to the passionate expression of tragic experience. He uses vivid imagery, calm words, and rhythm that sets a tranquil mood for every reader. He used every aspe ... ct of the poem to play on the senses, so that all readers could relate. Through his use of creating vivid images, different moods, and all aspects of each poem to relate to every reader in a different ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Essay on 'Dulce Et Decorum Est' by Wilfred Owen

The poem is one of the most powerful ways to convey an idea or opinion.Through vivid imagery and compelling metaphors, the poem gives the reader the exact feeling the author wante ... llent manipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owen's use of exact diction and vivid figurative language emphasizes his point, showing that war is terrible and devastating. Furthe ... t are being made.As Perrine says,people use metaphors because they say "...what we want to say more vividly and forcefully..." Owen capitalizes greatly on this by usingstrong metaphors and similes. Ri ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of "Dulce Et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen.

Poetry is one of the most powerful ways to convey an idea or opinion. Through vivid imagery and compelling metaphors, a well written poem allows the author to instill the feeling ... llent manipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owen's use of exact diction and vivid figurative language emphasizes his point, showing that war is terrible and devastating. Furthe ... o tell without remembering the extremely painful experience. These comparisons illustrate the point vividly so that they increase the effectiveness of the poem.The most important means of developing t ...

(3 pages) 104 1 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers