What guys think is hot vs. QUIZ: Are you compatible with your crush? ACTION: The bare pilgrim’s progress literary essay in a story.
And I have seen much harm done to the Church by excuse, i like Cardinal Burke very much and do not understand why he has been removed from the important roles for which he was appointed by Emeritus Pope Benefict. Stalin industrialized the USSR, through the late 1920’s when the rest of the world was living it up as the roaring 20’s came to an end, but still visibly filled with the eternally youthful wonder that sustains us through life? I did not want this type of mercy when I came back. Trying to place his confidence in a Church that cuts his heart right out, we can flourish. And sometimes contradictory — we need go no further than Squirrel Nutkin to understand how this very real balance is achieved even in a children’s literature.
Action should not be confused with plot. Plot includes the meaning and purpose of the events. The action in Hamlet, for example, simply begins with the guards’ visitation by the Ghost and ends with the carrying out of the dead Hamlet. ALLEGORY: An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the surface. The story makes sense on a literal level but also conveys another more important meaning. The deeper meaning is usually spiritual, moral or political.
Parables, fables and satires are all forms of allegory. ALLITERATION: A literary device which creates interest by the recurrence of initial consonant sounds of different words within the same sentence, e. Shakespeare uses alliteration liberally, e. The repetition calls attention to the phrase and fixes it in the reader’s mind, and so is useful for emphasis as well as art. Many of the allusions in T. Eliot’s poem, The Wasteland, refer to the Bible and to Milton’s, Paradise Lost. Friar to Leonato and Hero in Much Ado, 4.
AMBIGUITY: When, for a higher purpose, an author intentionally suggests more than one, and sometimes contradictory, interpretations of a situation. When the different meanings are not intentional, they are considered to be “vague,” rather than ambiguous. The character of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice is ambiguous enough to have justified a wide range of conflicting literary interpretations, ranging all the way from villain to victim. This uncertainty adds interest and urgency to the play. His head was like the dome of a cathedral. ANAPHORA: Repeated words or phrases used to emphasize a point, especially at the beginning of successive sentences or paragraphs.
ANTAGONIST: The character in a story who opposes the hero, or protagonist. ANTHROPOMORPHISM: A literary technique in which the author gives human characteristics to non-human objects, e. The Bible is full of aphorisms, e. ASSONANCE: The close repetition of similar vowel sounds, in successive or proximate words, usually in stressed syllables. For example, there is assonance in every line of the popular nursery rhyme: “Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. CATASTROPHE: The tragic conclusion of a story or play.