Meghan Anderson AP English 11 Unbroken Dialectical journals Mrs. Vance Quote Pg 12- “In the back bedroom he could hear trains passing. Lying beside him sleeping brother, he’d listen to the broad, low sound: faint, then rising, faint again, then high, beckoning whistles, then gone. The sound of it brought goose bumps. Lost in
English unit 4 17. Write answers in paragraphs in response to two of the following questions. Each answer should be approximately 200 words. Support your answer with specific references to Still Stands the House. Organize your ideas to express them clearly and coherently.
After looking at the corpse for a while he decided that he would deal with the body after he ate some breakfast. When he was eating breakfast several thoughts came to his head like, “how was he going to get home,” “is there any other servants in the home,” and “are his friends looking for him.”
man’s response that he, “calm down”, he could have taken that for an astute observation
Nico's hands shook in his lap. Was he really going to do this? Yes. Yes he would. He needed this. He walked slowly to Percy, anxiety and excitment bubbling in his stomach. "Hey Nico, what--" Percy was cut off by lips meeting his. Nico shuddered in pleasure, his fantasies finally fuffiled.
“Her expression changed then, becoming fearful rather than merely pained. It was the look you get when facing a sudden and
His eyes caught the window; the train was going really fast! “I can’t jump out of the train; I would end up in a pile of bones!” He screamed.
Indeed, I can quite understand the effect, for the sounds disturbed even me, though I was some distance away. It was now after the dinner-hour of the asylum, and as yet my patient sits in the corner brooding, with a dull, sullen, woe-begone look in his face, which seems rather to indicate than to show something directly. I cannot quite understand it (108).
Analysis of the Missionaries Coming to Nigeria In the book Things Fall Apart, the author Chinua Achebe gives the reader a privileged insight into the life of the Ibo civilization. Morals and beliefs of the Ibo people were major factors that were pointed throughout the book in many ways. The Ibo civilization is very rich in tradition, culture, and religion before the missionaries came to convert them to Christianity. The missionaries overlooked these features, and compared them as savages. They say “live your beliefs and you can turn the world around” (Henry Thoreau), but what happens when the world has slowly turned around you? The missionaries tried and made everything in their power to a more European life-style around their
** Sun dipped into the train through the passing houses. Dan grasped his ticket as he tried to sleep on the rough seat. The train rushed along the tracks with a constant reassuring hum. He was trying to think about who was desperate enough to still talk to him at school. He must have gone to sleep and dropped his ticket, like an idiot.
In this essay I will be focusing on the comparisons between the two horrific tales, 'The Signalman' written by Charles Dickens and 'The Pit and the Pendulum' written by Edgar Allan Poe, and by looking at these tales, will give me an idea of how suspense is built up. In the opening paragraph of 'The Signalman', suspense is built up immediately as the sense of sound adds confusion and many rhetorical questions are asked such as, who is calling? Why is he calling? What is he calling about? "Hallo, below there!" suggests this. This adds a lot of trepidation for the reader. When the signalman looks down to What will his reaction be to this man? The short expression 'great dungeon' gives the reader the impression that it's not just the signalman wanting to go to the natural world, but the unnatural world where he is, letting him out into the natural world. As the narrator reaches the bottom of the train track, he signifies it as a 'barbarous, depressing and forbidden air', which means, rough, sad and air which is outlawed. The narrator portrays the place as when he got to the railway line he felt as if he had 'left
“His head was all on one side, and one of his eyes was half shut, as if he were taking aim at something with an invisible gun”
shouted rashly and the people nearby in the train were alarmed. Albus now wanted to stay in
Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief is book one in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Published in 2005, the series has since grown to include multiple spin-off series, many of which tie back in to the Olympian series. Many of the readers of Harry Potter would also be interested
Do you remember that first series of books you got into? Well mine was The Heroes of Olympus series. The books are written by the author Rick Riordan. The most recent book I’ve read was “The Son of Neptune”, the genre is fantasy and it’s about Greek and Roman mythology.