Essays Tagged: "Apostrophe"

The essay is about The Saint Augustine Confessions, by (big Shocker) St. Augustine. It is a literary analysis of a passage.

er addressed directly to the Heavenly Father. His literary artistry is shown in his use of extended apostrophe and imagery to communicate his humbled submissiveness to God.Augustine was born in 354 AD ... ing of histories, having addressed his speeches to crowds for many years. While he used an extended apostrophe to address his entire autobiographical work as a prayer to God, by transcribing and publi ...

(7 pages) 206 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Discuss the use of poetic form and language and its effects in 'Ode on a grecian urn'

lends the piece a familiar, flowing rhythm. The tone is both musing and meditative. The poem is an apostrophe as the speaker addresses the object directly, but the word 'urn' is only used in the titl ...

(6 pages) 112 2 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Task: In a well-organized essay, briefly summarize the King's thoughts and analyze how the diction, imagery, and syntax help to convey his state of mind.

nry is prodigiously vexed by his inability to sleep. In addressing sleep itself, with the use of an apostrophe, he hopes to persuade it to fall upon him by asking various rhetorical questions. He plea ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dicuss two different readings of John Donne's literature.

ing gender equality.A feminist critique of "the Sunne Rising," sees it as a self-consciously clever apostrophe between the persona and the sun, and not a great deal more. "Busie old foole, unruly Sunn ...

(5 pages) 39 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Basic analysis of Whitman's "O Captain! My Captain!"

s. victory. The themes are supported by a variety of concrete stylistic techniques, including tone, apostrophe, allusions, archetypes, and repetition.Death of a hero is the first theme to consider. It ... s own father, the theme is applicable. Another stylistic technique demonstrating Death of a hero is apostrophe. Apostrophe is a style of personification in which the deceased or departed are spoken to ...

(3 pages) 65 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

John Donne's "The Sun Rising"

In his poem, "The Sun Rising," Donne immerses the reader into his transmuted reality with an apostrophe to the "busy old fool, unruly sun" that "through curtains" calls upon him, seizing him fr ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Explication of Eavan Boland's "The Necessity for Irony

ing for antiques in town. However, by the end of the poem, Eavan's tone is lyrical, as she sends an apostrophe to the "spirit of irony," asking it to "reproach" her for focusing on antiques rather tha ...

(4 pages) 8 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Importance Of Good Writing

by a local bank to congratulate my hometown on "it's 50th anniversary." I know. It's just an apostrophe. Still, if you were proudly bestowing a gift on our little town, wouldn't you take just a ... ou really want your customers to think you handle their accounts as casually as you distribute your apostrophes? Still, that's not really what concerns me. I teach several sections of remedia ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Paul Simon's Sounds Of Silence

An analysis of this song must begin with the very first line. The adress, "Hello darkness," is an apostrophe as darkness is not human. However, the author immediately states that he has come to talk ...

(2 pages) 5300 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Literature Device Paper

Victoria Tabak and Katherine ToveyDr. L. ClementENG 1111 - FBODue Date: September 29th, 2014ApostropheDefinition:An apostrophe is a rhetorical term which is used to directly address a non exis ... e exclamation "O" or "Oh". This rhetorical term should not be confused with the punctuation mark of apostrophe (') or the rhetorical device personification. The use of the apostrophe often provides a ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers