Analysis & Reading Map of 'The Marginal World'

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“The Marginal World” Mutable - capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature Niche - an enclosure that is set back or indented Fissures - long narrow openings Chitinous - resembling a tough semitransparent horny substance Lilliputian - a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift Pallid - lacking in intensity or brightness Delineated - represented accurately or precisely Poignant - arousing effect, stimulating to the mind and/or body Ephemeral - anything short-lived, like an insect, or something lasting a very short time Discernible - Perceptible by the senses or intellect Strewn - covered or spread around by scattering Nostalgic - unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or…show more content…
By enabling the reader to see the story through Carson’s eyes, Carson is able to establish her ethos and ultimately gain the reader’s trust about her statements and stories. Part Four- Response “In the moment when I looked into the cave a little elfin starfish hung down, suspended by the merest thread, perhaps by only a single tube foot. It reached down to touch its own reflection, so

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