Pearl Jam’s Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town: Setting, Characters, Literary Devices

Theme Statement: Seniors generally struggle with their declining abilities and senses. They deserve respect, understanding and companionship for having lived through so many challenges and experiences, but people often ignore them, look down on them, or treat them as a burden. Narrative Elements Setting: The “woman” likely works in a shop “in a small town.”…

Literary devices and Social injustice in Atonement the Movie

1)      3 literary devices Parallelism– In the movie we are presented with an injustice within an injustice. Robbie is accused and convicted of a sexual assault he did not commit.  He is imprisoned and then sent to fight in World War II, which compromises his intentions of attending medical school and slandering his reputation. During…