The generation of the depression, in all, lost of their hope, faith and their religion. Through out the entire novel symbolism allowed Steinbeck to continue to tell the narrative of Tom Joad on the surface, while underlying, more depth social ideas about the time period.
Yellow, represents power, energy and hope for a new life. The bank is not a living thing, but associated with it is monstrous behaviors.
They are not to be taken literally: While people have choices regarding how they choose to live or work, a thousand is an exaggeration.
It gives the reader a better understanding of the story and a deeper meaning behind it.
Casy lost his religion, which can be shown in chapter six as well. Clearly that states the sky and the Earth are becoming pale. Death is not a human being: It is also capitalized, as a name would be. The word usage of this makes a comment that would normally seem depressing seem some what amusing.
Literary devices are forms of figurative language, also known as figures of speech. Diction is used very heavily in this novel. This infers that the choice is an important one, for it may be the only one we get.
People use personification usually to help get their point across more efficiently. On the surface this may seem just like another piece of description about shoes and gray dust, the presence of symbolism is important.
The opportunities may be wide-ranging, but in the end we can choose only one. And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: The definition of irony varies: For example, there is the simile. To my knowledge the only thing that can become pale is a human. First, a simile is used.
The next quote is ironic. More likely it means that she is a free spirit and cannot be contained or controlled, anymore than the wind. Therefore, it cannot have the human characteristics of being a friend—or a brother; neither can sleep be a brother.
Tom Joad bought these shoes after he is released from prison, the fact that they are clean and new represents the type of life he is searching for.
It is an ironic statement in that ideas can only come by thinking; it is, however, inferred that one might avoid getting "idears" if one avoids thinking about things.
The "Bank" or "Company" is compared to a monster. If Steinbeck had used an average, educated or formal diction, the novel would not have been as effective, or as interesting.Transcript of Examples of Stylistic and Rhetorical Devices used.
Grapes of Wrath Chapters 17 & 18 Analysis Imagery Stylistic and Rhetorical Devices used By breaking up the laws into short, parallel sentences, it feels as if each law is more stern, strict, and important. The list of literary devices used in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath is a long one, but here are just a few examples.
Literary devices are forms of figurative language, also known as figures of. Rhetorical Strategies: the Grapes of Wrath(Unrevised) In the novel, “The Grapes of Wrath,” John Steinbeck shows a variety of rhetorical strategies and devices in the first fourteen chapters, such as, symbolism, diction and personification to help the reader be more intrigued - Rhetorical Strategies: the Grapes of Wrath(Unrevised) introduction.
The Grapes of Wrath: An Analysis of Rose of Sharon Some people grow up naturally, stage by stage. Other people stay immature longer and are forced to grow up. The addition or application of one thing to another thing.
Apposition is a grammatical construction in which two elements, normally bound phrases, are placed side by side, with one element serving to identify the other in a different way.
the two elements are said to be an apposition. Rhetorical Strategies John Steinbeck’s novel, The Grapes of Wrath, presents its readers with many rhetorical strategies, such as the following: · Personification- “The .Download