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  • Mood Of The Passage
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    An Analysis Of The Aspect Of Mood In A Key Passage From Alexander Solzhenitsyn's One Day In The Life The mood in any passage in literature is often defined as the sentiments that are impressed upon the reader through the reading of that passage. Evidently, considering the differing experiences of the readers, the mood created in each will not be exactly the same. However, one can consider certain universal elements in a passage which more than likely produce a similar effect in most readers. Thi...
  • Mood Setting Descriptions
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    Scenes Setting the Mood Moods of a book are very important in describing the tone of the scene, as well as the atmosphere around the scene. It is very easy to pick up on these hints because usually the scene is very clear and very understanding to the reader. In the book The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, becomes a master of telling what the mood of the scene is by description. The first description that comes to mind is the highly described parties that Gatsby had. In those descriptions the...
  • Carnival Setting
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    The written word has been the vehicle by which generations have articulated their hopes, fears, aspirations, and nightmares. Amidst these ideas, the author must weave together history, culture, environment and atmosphere to produce a setting in which their ideas will develop. This setting is crucial to many stories, including Edgar Allan Poe's "Cask of Amontillado". Poe shrouds the reader in the warmth of a celebration and the coldness of death with only his words as a guide. Poe starts out by i...
  • Setting Of The Town
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    Irony of The Setting in 'The Lottery " The setting set forth by Shirley Jackson in the beginning of The Lottery creates a mood of peacefulness and tranquillity. This setting also creates an image in the mind of the reader, the image of a typical town on a normal summer day. Furthermore, Shirley Jackson uses the setting in The Lottery to foreshadow an ironic ending. First, Shirley Jackson begins The Lottery by establishing the setting. To begin, she tells the reader what time of day and what time...
  • Three Short Stories Use Setting
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    email: title: Setting within short stories In many short stories, authors use the literary technique of setting to add much detail and significance to the components of the story as well as give clear understanding to the reader. Setting is used as a major contribution to the story and its true meaning. In three highly regarded short stories, "Silent Snow, Secret Snow" by Conrad Aiken, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, and "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe, settin...
  • Setting And Mood And Plot
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    The Fall of the House of Usher There are many factors that contribute to creating a horrifying or suspenseful nature in books, plays, movies, etc. Without perfect detail, the author's effort is mundane. Poe's story The Fall of the House of Usher accomplished the task of intriguing the reader from the very beginning. The beginning of the story is most likely where the literary elements come into play. By first stating the settings and surroundings and then creating a mood we obtain the general gi...
  • Brilliance Of Conrad's Descriptive Setting
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    A nant Pradhan The Secret Sharer Napoleon once said, "A picture is worth a thousand words". The mark of a good author however, is the painting he can draw with words. Joseph Conrad does a brilliant job creating a picturesque setting for the tale "The Secret Sharer". While maintaining a dark and gloomy mood throughout the story, Conrad successfully tells the story of a captain's fight with his other self. Diction and word choice become key in the portrayal of the story, and when taking a closer l...
  • Henry Winsted Witnesses Fai Bait
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    The title of this story is the Big V written by William Palfrey. Henry Winsted was drafted to the Vietnam 3 month's after high school. When he is in the army he meets he meets a guy that turns out to be his best friend named Fai Bait. The Anachronism is henry's friend from high school that is the troop leader. Colonel Fetterman is in charged of all the troops that are going to Vietnam. Fai Bait gets transferred to Fort Polk for about six weeks and has to leave Henry. The colonel soon loses the A...

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