One book, thirteen stories.
In The Nexus and Other Stories, science fiction author Elise Abram explores the myths of the modern world.
When seventeen-year-old Judith meets Cain, she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Cain is the most beautiful human being Judith has ever seen, but he hides a dangerous secret. When Jo-Jo, Cain’s surrogate father, offers her a job, she accepts, unaware she’s been recruited as a pawn in Jo-Jo’s ecoterrorist plot.
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is for Weather Pathetic fallacy is when inanimate objects of nature–specifically the weather–mimic human emotion. The distinction between pathetic fallacy and personification is as follows: personification “gives human attributes to abstract ideas, animate objects … Continue reading
is for Imagery Imagery refers either to vivid, sensory description in writing or a recurring image linked to themes or symbols. One example of the latter occurs in Macbeth when Shakespeare uses clothing imagery … Continue reading
is for Foil Foils are characters that have opposing character traits and motivations. An example of foils from classical literature are Macbeth and Macduff from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. In this example, Macbeth is driven … Continue reading
is for Equivocation Equivocation occurs when someone uses ambiguous or unclear language with the intent to mislead or deceive (full definition). One example of this I like is from Macbeth by William Shakespeare in … Continue reading