Writing And Speaking Articles
Villains are the antagonists, the bad guys, the 'black hats" in the story, without whom the story would be useless. Tough, wily, intelligent villains can challenge the other characters in your fiction.
And finally, the big metaphor: The title Breakfast at Tiffany's is itself a metaphor for mental therapy. Holly Golightly tells us that her anxieties, dread, and panic attacks, can all be cured with a visit to Tiffany's. After all, 'nothing very bad could happen to you there.'
While critics, scholars, commentators, and readers in general enjoy --and will go on enjoying for generations to come-- reading the adventures of lovable orphan David Copperfield, few are the studies on the secondary character Mr. Dick--This is an appreciation of the angelic Mr. Dick.
What was Chaucer's agenda in writing the poem The Wife of Bath? On the surface it seems that Chaucer is actually using the character of a picturesque woman to prove that women can be lethal to men. On a deeper level one can say that by exposing the husband's abusive behavior, which in those years was common, he could bring about social change. But who cares now about Chaucer's intentions, what readers get out of the story is what counts.
Not only was she talented poet but also an essayist and a fine novelist. In all genres she displayed a dark streak for brooding, melancholy, and self destruction. Her literary production, much autobiographical, shows the struggles of a tortured soul caged and bound, and that only death could set free.
The Rum Bar is located in the lobby of the Edison Hotel, right off Broadway, on 47th Street. Although I'm not familiar with the hotel facilities -and I understand the place has many that they are proud of- I am much acquainted with the Rum Bar, for over the years I've spent quite a few nights there.
A clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb. Understanding the use of clauses is the second pillar for writing good prose. She promised - this is an independent clause. Although she promised - this is a subordinate clause introduced by the signal word 'Although'.
A phrase is a group of words without a subject and a conjugated verb; some phrases may have a subject or a conjugated verb, but not both. Each phrase contains a "central" or predominant word or words which are often called the 'head of the phrase.' Master writers know the difference between phrases, clauses, and sentences.
Pandemonium breaks lose. Then Silence engulfed the joint. The two fellows shooting pool and a waitress kneeled down to assist the two-hundred-fifty pounder. NYC cop Marc Morales handles a case of swine flu.
What is one to do with a mad philosopher? Should} we take him seriously or should we discard his ideas as the ranting of a rabid madman? Some of Nietzsche's ideas are worthy of study, but many others are feeble and laughable. In this article, however, I will comment on the man's attitude toward women.
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