2 May 2013
<Question On Meaning>
1.The meaning of “our smokestock and tailpipe society” is that the purpose is to explain how the process of ice like snow form and is made. The ice exygen bubbles are trapped in the glacier. I believe this is what she was trying to say. 2.Destroying glaciers is similar to burning libraries because the author mentions that burning libraries is to lose history. Also an eye in the past and to lose the stories of how living beings evolved and happened the weather started to vacillate. <Questions on Writing Strategy>
1.The author actually seperates this essay by the composition of glaiciers and the current situation with the glaciers. Also, the reason why the author closes her essay this way is to show some information and telling the readers it is a serious situation. <Questions on Language>
1.The personification of Ehrlich is descirbed in the passage because this gives a better description when we are learning about nature. 2.The author alludes to personal trauma and a need to control and to take care her own feelings. She needs to stay strong by herself. 3. scours: to remove dirt, grease, etc., from or to cleanse or polish by hard rubbing, as with a rough or abrasive material: to scour pots and pans. Basal: of, at, or forming the base.
Static: pertaining to or characterized by a fixed or stationary condition. Cacophany: harsh discordance of sound; dissonance: a cacophony of hoots, cackles, and wails. Percolates: to cause (a liquid) to pass through a porous body; filter. Equilibrium: a state of rest or balance due to the equal action of opposing forces. Archivist: a person responsible for preserving, organizing, or servicing archival material.
Incarnate: embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form: a devil incarnate. Mantle: a loose, sleeveless cloak or cape.
Vacillated: to waver in mind or opinion; be indecisive or irresolute: His tendency to...