In this discussion forum, you will your interpretation of Hurston's character through her use of language in the essay, “How it feels to be colored me.”
Consider the instructional information presented thus far.
In this discussion forum, you will your interpretation of Hurston's
character through her use of language in the essay, “How it feels to be
Note that your answer will be graded for:
Demonstration of text understanding
Understanding of literary elements
Ability to write a well developed response that addresses the topic presented
Presenting and developing an analysis versus simply summarizing
Minimal to no errors in grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation.
We all like to eat. Well, eating is the analyzing and enjoying phase
possible after a meal has been prepared. When we eat a meal, we have
expectations. We expect that the meal will conform to our idea of what
that particular dish should taste like, smell like, and look like.
Well, the chef prepares that meal.
When we enjoy it, we are, whether we admit it or not, critiquing the chef's job as a chef.
Now, take that same idea and apply it to the art of writing.
When writers write, they are preparing a work of literature, or
essay, in other words, a writer's work is his or her prose. It is the
product they prepare using the tools that are common to the trade.
Those tools are literary elements.
Much like ingredients make the meal, literary elements make the prose.
Use the resource below to thoroughly understand:
What literary elements are
How literary elements function in writings
The different literary elements that exist
What each literary elements seek to achieve in a written work
Literary elements are very essential ingredients to all
works of literature. Without them, we don't have literature at all, we
just have words on a page.
Take a look at Purdue Owl'sLinks to an external site. site to learn more about literary elements.