English Tutor | Reputations

Posted an answer
does drama have more than four types?

Please ask a question without links to get a proper answer.

18 hours ago5
Posted an answer
What is shockvalue in storytelling?

Shockvalue means to shocks the readers through horrible deaths of certain characters such as children and women such as in the Holocaust literature. However, excessive use of shockvalue, other than naturally...

18 hours ago5
Posted an answer
J.R.R Tolkien

Yes, both are in progress and will appear here shortly within a week or so.

18 hours ago5
Posted an answer
Two poems of allegory with their meanings?

There are several such poems. One popular poem is "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by S. T. Coleridge that shows inherent struggle of human beings against evil. The second one is "The Divine Comedy" by Dante,...

18 hours ago5
Posted an answer
I need help understanding

Please ask a relevant question to get a clear and precise answer.

7 days ago5
Posted an answer
i want to find which tone and mode is used in my article

It is puzzling and frustrating in the beginning but reassuring and optimistic in the end.

7 days ago5
Posted an answer
Important question

It is not simple to exactly say what type of poem is this though its rhyme scheme and stanzas are almost the same. The same goes for its devices as there are many devices at work such as the woods could...

7 days ago5
Posted an answer
Identify the literary device used in the paragraph?

This paragraph shows self-reflective tone through the use of alliteration (saw so, chocolate covered, /s/ and /c/ sounds), personification (my hand reminded me), and imagery (in the last three lines).

February 18, 20215
Posted an answer
What are the tones in this poem?

Tragic and sympathetic.

February 18, 20215
Posted an answer
what technique is this

It is a paradoxical statement showing history present as a personification. Therefore, it shows the use of a paradox as well as a personification.

February 18, 20215
Posted an answer
what literary/language device is used?

The first one is consonance as the sound of /t/ in the first verse shows and the second is metonymic use of magic that has been equated to abstract ideas of being a good, brave and true person.

February 12, 20215
Posted an answer
The streets were really very clear, but I shall never forget my terror.”

It shows the use of consonance as the sound of /r/ shows.

February 5, 20215
Posted an answer
What literary devices go with Dr.Seuss style of writing?

Hello Liz, It is very difficult to perceive how you are going to adopt a style for writing your stories. It is entirely up to you. Just keep in mind that children use sensory perceptions more than adults....

February 2, 20215
Posted an answer
Internal Rhymes

There is no such thing in this line.

January 30, 20215
Posted an answer
What literary device is used here?

Check it for assonance as the use of /a/ sounds hows in the first few words and then for alliteration was shown by the sound of /w/ and /s/ in "was walking" and "cemetery surrounded and then the use of...

January 30, 20215
Posted an answer
Gender inequality in the workplace affect Nigeria economy

Please ask a complete question instead of just posting a topic.

January 25, 20215
Posted an answer
What literary devices is used in this sentence?

The first one "She stood...." shows the use of alliteration as the sound of /s/ is repeated here. The second is a chiausmus as it repeats the structure of the first phrase in the second one.

January 25, 20215
Posted an answer
Relationship between fiction and Reality.

Fiction is the narrative of some reality glossed over with niceties of good language. Sometimes, there could be additions in fictions and sometimes it could be covered in metaphors and similes. Reality...

January 25, 20215
Posted an answer
Misquote under “Antithesis”

Hello Emma, Thank you very much for pointing out the real text. However, as our purpose is to just to quote an exact text relevant to the given device, hence, it is given in its brief form, and not long...

January 25, 20215
Posted an answer
What techniques are in these quotes?

The first one is a metaphor, though a twisted one. The second quote is use of consonance as the repetition of the sound /n/, /m/ and /t/ shows. The last one is an epigram.

January 25, 20215
Load More