Of Despair And Gloominess

James Hurst's Use of Symbols to Create a Mood
James Hurst's Use of Symbols to Create a Mood
James Hurst's Use of Symbols to Create a Mood. James Hurst effectively uses symbolism in the first paragraphs of his short stories to create a mood filled with despair, gloominess, life, and death. To create a gloomy feeling, James Hurst used the changing of seasons. In The Scarlet Ibis, he wrote that summer was now dead, but autumn had not yet been born. Also, in The Summer of Two Figs, James Hurst created the statement: a summer born of fulsome promise faded into falling leaves unfulfille
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Throughout literature, an author’s works almost always reflect their mood and character. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer whose short stories and poems reflected his pessimistic moods. One of Poe’s poems, The Raven, is about a raven that flies into the home of a sad and lonely man. This poem best expresses Poe’s sense of despair and gloominess because the literary elements used in the poem are a constant reference to them. An example that portrays The Raven as a reflec
Edgar Allan Poe Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work
Edgar Allan Poe Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work
Edgar Allan Poe: Reflection of His Pessimistic Moods in His Work Throughout literature, an author's works almost always reflect their mood and character. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer whose short stories and poems reflected his pessimistic moods. One of Poe's poems, The Raven, is about a raven that flies into the home of a sad and lonely man. This poem best expresses Poe's sense of despair and gloominess because the literary elements used in the poem are a constant reference to them.