Literary Symbolism

Figurative Language
The Poetics of Robert Frost.

Getting more out of your students
Being an ESL teacher is about developing yourself first in order to help your students build their skills faster and more easily.

Literary Elements
"Structure" includes all the elements in a story. The final objective is to see the story as a whole and to become aware of how the parts are put together to produce a unified effect.

The American Novel, Elements of the Novel, Symbols
Literary symbolism combines the literal and the abstract. Some symbols are generic, such as the color red representing love, and flowers representing mortality. Other symbols, such as The Valley of Ashes in THE GREAT GATSBY, are specific to individual novels.

Atlas Shrugged: Themes, Motifs & Symbols
Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work. The Importance of the Mind, The Evils of Collectivism, The Need to Integrate Mind and Body, Motifs, Motive Power, Bridges, The Sign of the Dollar, The Bracelet, Atlas.

Proofreader's and Editor's Symbols
A professional proofreader puts a mark (usually a line or caret) in the line and writes the correction in the margin.

Symbols in The Awakening
The Awakening is a novel full of symbolism; within each narrative segment there is often a central and powerful symbol that serves to add meaning to the text and to underline some subtle point Chopin is making.