Literature Analysis

Literary criticism is an attempt to evaluate and understand the writings of the author.   Literary criticism is a description, analysis, evaluation, or interpretation of a particular literary work or an author's writings as a whole. Plays, Poetry, and short stories were the different types of literature covered in this class.

The three pieces I’ve pick to try an analyze   are   “A Rose for Emily,” by William Faulkner,   “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” by Anne Bradstreet and the story “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky,” by Stephen Crane. I have chosen these three because they have related to my life in someway or another.   I will discuss how the three compare using characters and how the authors are descriptive in their writings and draw their readers into the stories or poem.

In the story “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” and “A Rose for Emily” the authors us such descriptive detail in the stories you can actually see, smell, and feel each characters being.   One part in the story “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” that makes you see the character is on the train when Stephen Crane describes Jack and his bride. Jack” his face reddened from many days in the wind and sun.”   I can picture a guy checks and nose sun burnt.   Along with the description given to Jacks bride as “not very pretty, nor was she
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very young.   She wore a dress of blue cashmere, with steel buttons, and how she was embarrassed by her puff sleeves, very stiff, straight, and high”.   I   my mind I see
an older woman in a dress for example from goodwill in the 1980s.   She’s a new bride and doesn’t feel like a bride.

The description of Miss Emily’s house Faulkner used as being “a big   squarish frame house that had once been white,” and how Miss Emily looked as she walked in to the meeting with the Board of Aldermen, “a small, fat woman in black, with a thin gold...