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Symbols and Ironies The authors use irony in their writings because it creates a great closeness to a text and a feeling of satisfaction when the irony is recognized and understood, “- a little like a shared understanding between the writer and the reader - a kind of knowing wink!” (Englishbiz 1). On the other hand the symbols in the literature are used by the writers to improve their writing. Also, the symbols give more color, make it more rich writing and enhance the meaning to doing it deeper...

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Symbol of Shame

Symbol of Shame Symbolism in literature is the hidden meaning in a piece of work. It is used to represent moral and/ or religious values and beliefs. As time goes on in the world, society and what makes up society changes. In today’s sense, pride is based on the individualism that one has developed. The diversity in today’s society allows for many different beliefs and social concepts. Looking back to the early years when Puritanism was an ongoing religion with many followers, tradition along...

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Macbeth - Symbols

Throughout Shakespeare's Macbeth, numerous symbols are used. Many of these depict characters' actions and appearances, emotions, and events that have happened previously in the play. Although there are many symbols used all through the play, there are three important groups of symbols that are used most regularly. These are blood, sleep and animals, which all have different representations. <br> <br>Blood is an important symbol that is used continuously in the play. In the beginning of the play,...

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Symbol of The Wild

Grade 10 English 30 October 2008 Symbol of The Wild Symbol of The Wild The Call of The Wild by Jack London tells a story of a dog whose name is Buck. We follow Buck through his adventures in the Klondike. He experiences a transformation as he adapts to the cold temperatures, the heavy sled behind him, and the savageness of the other dogs. By the end of the story Buck overcomes his obstacles and learns the cruelty in both human nature and nature itself. A symbol could be defined as “normally a...

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Symbol in 1984

Symbolism in George Orwell’s 1984 George Orwell truly demonstrates his literacy prowess and his mastery of rhetoric in his dystopian novel 1984 through his use of symbolism. There are numerous symbols present throughout the story which serve to expand the narrative. Some of the most effective implementations of symbolism in the novel directly relate to the story’s protagonist, Winston Smith. Orwell uses Winton’s varicose ulcer, the glass paperweight, songs and the rats as representations for Winton’s...

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symbol paper

talents with symbolism, theme, and irony even though the plots are quite different. “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Scarlet Ibis” both utilize symbols to demonstrate suspense and irony in their plots to develop a theme of alienation and isolation. In “The Cask of Amontillado,” there are different symbols to help the invention of suspense and irony. One symbol in particular would be the name Montresor itself. This name shows the characterization of a monster. As Fortunato gives his last plea, Montresor...

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Death of a Salesman - Symbols

longer tries to be &quot;successful&quot; like his father. A symbol that also relates to Willy's infidelity is the stockings. Because he gives the stocking that are meant for Linda to his mistress, they become a symbol of his infidelity. Every time Willy sees Linda humbly mending her old, torn stockings, he feels guilty for what he's done; therefore, the stockings are also a sign of his guilt and her humbleness. One of the largest symbols relating to family worries is the mortgage on their house...

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The Great Divorce Motifs and Symbols

it rise because it is so early. But when it sets many people think of it as the end of the day and fantasize on its romanticism into the night, pondering on achievements throughout the twenty-four hour time period. The sun is a symbol of life. Much like the sun, the symbols in the Great Divorce are indeed larger than they appear. The Great Divorce by Clive Staples Lewis shows great theme within its motifs and shows illustrious and unfathomable meanings throughout its symbolism. C.S. Lewis’s states...

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The Analysis of Symbol in Tess of the D’urbervilles

The Analysis of Symbol in Tess of the D’Urbervilles Tomas Hardy is an controversial writer in the era of Victorian,his life span stretches  over two centuries. In view of the influence of family life and the background of education, Hardy is aware of many ancient Greek fair tales and biblical stories. In his representative fiction, Tess of The D’Urbervilles, Hardy used different types of symbols to expose the tragic destiny of Tess, just as the famous word which Hamlet says “Frailty, thy name...

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Symbols in the Mayor of Casterbridge

Casterbridge A symbol is an object, person, or figure that is used to represent a concept in the story. Throughout the novel The Mayor of Casterbridge, there are three key symbols. All three symbols Hardy uses are objects. These three objects all represent something about the main character, Henchard. One of the three symbols also pertains to Farfrae, another character in the novel. The three symbols are the collision of wagons, the bull, and the caged goldfinch. All three of the symbols play a large...

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