One Hundred Years Of Solitude Symbols

Throughout time, authors have used the literary device, symbolism, to give objects or characters of their stories an underlying meaning that may not be easily figured out without reading between the lines. The novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is full of objects and characters that are used as symbols … Read more

Who Has Seen The Wind Existentialism

One overarching theme of ‘s W. O. Mitchell’s Who Has Seen the Wind (1947) is the incongruity between the wild and the domesticated. While this heterogeneity is often represented physically – Mitchell goes to great lengths to describe the vastness of the Saskatchewan prairie – it also manifests as a series of personality conflicts between … Read more

Rushdie’s Interrogations

After Salman Rushdie wrote The Satanic Verses in 1988, the Ayatollah Khomeini placed a fatwah upon him, causing Rushdie to adopt a life of separation and hiding. During his hiding, Rushdie broke his silence with Haroun and the Sea of Stories (1990), a children’s book written as a means of explaining his situation to his … Read more

Essay on Symbolism In Wharton’s Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome is a dramatic romantic story based on the love triangle between Ethan, his wife Zeena, and their housekeeper Mattie Silver. The author introduces multiple themes and conflicts throughout its words and pages. Within these themes of love, poverty, and isolation the author introduces three distinct symbols being the outdoors, bedroom and kitchen which … Read more

Essay about Crystal Goblet Analysis

Not neutral/invisible- no type can be invisible all caryy connotations, Helvetica example. Mian idea is to deliver a message. what if the message is non-verbal? Semiotics- the message is more then what the words say. The idea of modularity gave rise to the letterpress technology and also influenced the shape of graphic design, establishing principles … Read more