Reading Response Questions
This paper serves as an advice to Randy Marsh on some of the investment options he has, if he needs to increase his savings by 25%. It explores a few of the technical analysis tools to try to justify when and why it is important to time his buying and selling of stocks at the United States stock market.
Currently, his savings stand at $550000, so increasing it by 25% takes it to $687500. He must maximize his profits so as to achieve this.
In the snow child, Angela Carter uses an imagery/symbolism effect to achieve literary success in the story. It is folklore in which Angela Carter tries to demystify some of the most imprisoning ideas which bind people or lock them from being themselves and able to think freely. It is a story with characters such as Count and Countess. They wish they had a child or a girl as white as snow, as they go about riding horses and they get to a point where there is freshly fallen snow. At another instance, they come across a hole in the snow where there is a hole filled with blood and count the wishes she had a girl as red as blood. They again see a raven, and they wish they had a child as black as the bird’s feather. The child of their desired color mixes appears and later on, they plan on how to get rid of the child. It is a story of confusion where one does not know what exactly need. When one finally gets what they need, they suddenly realize they did not need them in the first place.
The purple hat by Eudora Welty, the purple hat is used symbolically. So symbolism is the effect used in this story. There is a lady who wears a purple hat and is seated somewhere in the bar, for thirty years now, she has remained the same and sat in the same place for thirty years. She has been killed three times by her husband, to mean that she is ghost. The purple hat is used in this story as a symbol of ghost.
In a piece of news, Eudora Welty uses conflict and fantasy. Ruby is the main character here. She has conflict between her wants, needs and life. At some point, she fantasizes about her death and funeral. This happens in a daydream.
In Philip K. Dick’s Martians come in cloud, there is a lot of science fiction. It’s an illustration of basic misunderstanding in any culture of outsiders who are alien. The Martians are the ones destroyed whenever they appear on earth and they want the permission to leave on the seas where no humans live.