• Perceptions
    a picture of a man without telling them anything about the picture to give us ten descriptive words about the picture. We were to download a Perception Analysis Worksheet and print it out and write down the descriptive words from each participant in the first column. Then on that worksheet we are to...
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  • Lumber-Room Essay
    brought up by a grandmother and two aunts, one of them was a woman of ungovernable temper, of fierce likes and dislikes, imperious and a moral coward. She was the last person who should have been in charge of children. The character of the aunt in The Lumber-Room is Aunt Augusta to the life. The story...
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  • comparitive essay of poetry
    Poems After analysing a collection of poetry I have chosen to compare and contrast The Blessing by Imitiaz Dharka and Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan By Moniza Alvi. I chose these particular poems as I found them incredibly interesting and equally effective despite being quite different...
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  • Aunt Sue's Stories
    Aunt Sue’s Stories Langston Hughes poem, “Aunt Sue’s Stories” would fall into the category of didactic poetry. Where this poem is concerned, there is an ethical and moral lesson being taught. This poem illustrates the African culture of telling stories to pass on traditions, keeping the African heritage...
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  • Immortality
    Immortality Adrienne Rich’s poem, “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers”, is structurally quite monotonous. The three stanzas are all comprised of two, simple couplets. However, the minimalist organization of this poem prevents the structural aspects from outshining Rich’s figurative machinery. For example, this...
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  • Fredrick Douglas
    technique used by Douglass is story telling. He uses little stories, or stories-within-a-story, to get the reader engrossed into the novel. With descriptive tales of the plantations he worked on, the beatings and torture of slaves, and learning to read and write, he not only gets the attention of the...
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  • Descriptive Essay
    Michael Dunn 02/6/13 Rough Draft Descriptive Essay Christmas Ritual The most significant and meaningful ritual in my life is Christmas time with my family. The whole season is considered a magical time of year and there is no arguing that in my eyes. Nothing is more perfect than my whole family...
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  • Frederick Douglas
    influential technique used by Douglass is story telling. He uses little stories, or stories-within-a-story, to make the reader pay attention. With descriptive tales of the plantations he worked on, the beatings and torture of slaves, and learning to read and write, he not only gets the attention of the...
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  • Fredrick Douglass
    influential technique used by Douglass is storytelling. He uses little stories, or stories-within-a-story, to make the reader pay attention. With descriptive tales of the plantations he worked on, the beatings and torture of slaves, and learning to read and write, he not only gets the attention of the...
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  • Tkamb
    from the book are when Jem and Scout go to church with Calpurnia, the school scene in which you get to know the Ewells and the Cunninghams, and how Aunt Alexandra, who influences the children in the book, never appears in the movie. The scene missing from the movie where Jem and Scout go to church...
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  • use of articles
    A The Use of Articles with Names of Persons The general rule attributes a descriptive attribute when it is the centre of communication in the sentence He was met at the door by an angry Isabel, who demanded to know what he meant by coming home at that hour. family There was a letter...
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  • At My Aunt's House in Holyweek
    Descriptive paragraph essay. At my aunt’s house in holy week. The sound of trees moved by the wind, the rushing river surrounding the house and the summer warmth, all that peace is perceivable on a breezy shining morning on April at my aunt’s house in holy week on a countryside farm in Guanacaste...
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  • In Memory of Emily Grierson
    then introduces characters who contribute to the development of Miss Emily¡¦s personality. The theme of isolation is also presented by Faulkner¡¦s descriptive words and symbolic images. Faulkner uses anachronism to illustrate Miss Emily¡¦s confused mind. The story is split into five sections. The first...
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  • The Lives of Girls and Women
    Reading Notes: The Lives of Girls and Women Chapter One: The Flats Road * Descriptive (3) “ We caught the frogs for him. WE chased them, stalked them, crept up on them, along the muddy riverbank under the willow trees in marshy hollows full of rattails and sword grass that left the most delicate...
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  • Nilda
    of the Lightnings club decides during 1945 to join the Air Force after completing his term in school. Aunt Delia is an aunt who speaks of nothing but the gruesome events in the daily newspaper. Aunt Delia is to be taken care of by nuns when Nilda's mother passes away. Nilda's friends in the Barrio...
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  • Favourite food
    Descriptive Writing I would have to say that my favorite food so far would have to be my Auntie Bettina’s boiled potatoes. The texture of the boiled potatoes is so smooth and soft that it might be considered a new different state of matter by some scientists. Her potatoes are a sequence of many hours...
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  • Family
    kinship in terms other than "blood"). Morgan made a distinction between kinship systems that use classificatory terminology and those that use descriptive terminology. Classificatory systems are generally and erroneously understood to be those that "class together" with a single term relatives who actually...
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  • “the Witch” by Shirley Jackson and “the Storyteller” by Saki
    “The Storyteller,” an Aunt and Bachelor compete in telling a tale to three children. Saki seems to acknowledge the Aunt’s lack of talent in storytelling as he proclaims “evidently her reputation as a storyteller did not rank high in their estimation” (pg.2). Concurrently, the Aunt tells a dull, moralistic...
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  • Salvation Summary
    13 years old and his thoughts on this event. Hughes uses descriptive narration to illustrate the scene of a church where he and other children are gathered with their families to participate in a religious activity. He talks about how his aunt has built up this day for him for quite some time, and is...
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  • Childhood
    she has a realization or “epiphany” (Offenbarung / Erleuchtung) when watching aunt Etty’s friend: Grown ups are no more in control of their destiny than she is as a young person (“helplessly”). • First 4 lines: - Descriptive language: stiff backs, wrinkles, veins like small fat snakes - Words used imply...
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