Brooke’s appeal to patriotism in his writing, his use of literary devices and the historical context of his situation show that poetry was used to recruit soldiers for the army.
Munro achieves this character development by employing satire and profanity to highlight the sacred; by instilling symbolism in the locations visited by Jinny throughout the day, and by according her with rascally tendencies once the process has begun. These are all characteristics of this type of episodic recounting of adventures on the road.
Crusoe’s shaky boundaries between his psyche and the world outside place him simultaneously as a god-like demonic figure, a ruler, and a subject to his own Self, made concrete in the form of the island and his interactions with it.
I would suggest instead that it serves to alleviate moral responsibility from the artwork; after all, a book can’t make you wicked, but if you are predisposed to wickedness, it may reflect your own influence back unto you.
David Sedaris’ masterful use of narrative and stylistic techniques such as diction, rising and falling action, and foils provide the reader with a multitude of opportunities to understand the story’s main theme from many different angles.
As Frodo crosses various thresholds, J.R.R. Tolkien demonstrates not only how each one brings Frodo farther on his journey, but also how they mark stages of his personal growth and reflect the types of transformation that take place.
“In Glass”, a sonnet by Catherine Tufariello, paints a picture of a couple burdened by their infertility finding hope and beauty through in vitro fertilization … The poet uses imagery, diction, and the structure of the poem itself to her advantage in order to orient the reader towards an understanding of the couple’s perspective on their journey towards parenthood.