This is an analysis of the book Brave New World that focuses on the author’s use of diction. The authors word play was interpreted and analyzed for further meaning behind it.
An author’s style of writing can be determined from their diction, language, and sentence structure.
An essay I wrote on the usage of diction, imagery, and syntax in the soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part II.
From the book "The Glory Field"
This is an analysis of the tone and diction used in Lord Chesterfields letter to his son.
Diction, word choice, and descriptions in Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses.
An essay written about the Crying of Lot 49 on the significance of meaning, lack of meaning, and how it affects the book as a whole.
If your high school experience was anything like mine—although I never found the Canadian public education system to be particularly thorough or comprehension—you learned the basics of grammar, spelling, and the facets that make up a novel (i.e. plot, character, setting, symbol, theme, conflict, etc.) but beyond that, and least for me anyway, there’s very little taught. You might be surprised to learn that what you read everyday, from newspapers to advertising, employ common techniques that we take usually take for granted, but have actually existed for centuries.
My in depth analysis on the poem When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.