In Silas Marner, George Eliot uses symbolism, characterization, and setting to demonstrate that closure brings misery and openness brings happiness.

In the novel, Night, Elie Wiesel uses fiction literary devies to illustrate the sheer inhumanity humans have to othe humans.

Throughout the novel, Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy uses literary elements to show the hypocrisy between education and social class.

In A Separate Peace, John Knowles uses literary components to show that envy can lead to a loss of identity.

In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, literary components are used to show how civilization is empty without books.

In Julia Avarez's In the Time of the Butterflies, she demonstrates how dictatorship can destroy a civilization and the people and families within.

In One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey uses several literary devices to illustrate the need to balance independence with conformity.

Thomas Becket, in Waiting for Godot, uses various literary techniques to show the pointlessness and absurdity of life.

In Jack London's The Call of the Wild, London portrays the fact that adaptation and self dependance, are necessary to survive.

In A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare uses a few literary devices to show that true love's course never runs smoothly.

In Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy uses multiple literary devices to illustrate how the deceit of appearance leads to downfall.

E.M. Forster, in his novel A Room with a View, demonstrates with various literary elements that following the true desires of your soul lead to ultimate happiness, despite what is acceptable to others.

Edward Albee’s, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, uses multiple literary techniques to demonstrate the fine line that lies between illusion and reality.

In Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen uses symbolism to express how each characters attributes emphasize opposite aspects of Elinor and Marianne's qualities of reason and passion.

In One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich, Alexander Solzhenitsyn demonstrates how the Stalnist work camps attempt to dehumanize the individuals.

The Picture of Dorian Gray, written by Oscar Wilde, shows how change is necessary in life: while outer appearances whither and diminish over time, the inner soul only improves and grows more beautiful every day.

In The Good Earth, Peal Buck exhibits how when one becomes lucky enough to strik rich, their morals and traditional values distort for the worse.

In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen shows the significance of first impressions.