Change Up Mystery At The World Series by John Feinstein Essay

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Character In my book there are two main characters. The first is Stevie. He is 14 years old and a writer for The Washington post. When He was 12 he won a writing contest with Susan Carol Anderson (the other main character in my book) to go to the final four and write sports articles. From then they were sent to other major sporting events. This one being the world series. Stevie is very outgoing but he is is jealous of his girl friend susan carol. “well,” stevie said “I may be good enough, but not as good as you.” This is saying that Stevie is good at some sports writing and smart. But Susan Carol is amazing at sports writing and she is very smart. Susan Carol is a very sweet girl. She is a southern belle from north carolina. She can …show more content…

connotative - a referee or umpire They have a lot of umpire talk in this book because it is about baseball.

“Soundbite” (p 99)denotative- a short extract from a recorded interview, chosen for its pungency or appropriateness. connotative- this is a book about reporters and they need to record conversations/interview

“bidding war” (p 283) denotative- offering of particular prices for something between two or more groups connotative- three people want to make a movie about Doyle.

Small Coterie (p 279)denotative- a small group of people with shared interests or tastes, Connotative- only a few people were at the stadium before the reporters.

“you don’t have to dread all of this” (p 229) You don’t have to fear this.
Connotative- Doyle doesn’t want to be interviewed

“stinging sensation in his head” (p 267) denotative-a possible concussion. Connotative- After attempting to pin a person who wanted to run away from his interview down, Stevie hit his head.

“both blow deadline” (p103)denotative-the latest time or date by which something should be completed Connotative- They had to get each of their articles in by a certain deadline.

“confide in you” (p 129)denotative-tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others. Connotative- Stevie was upset when Susan carol wouldn’t tell him a secret she was told.

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