Today’s Schedule: 11/26/12. How was your break? Essays: By the end of the week/early next week Notes about a strong analysis paper… Vocab #4. Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. We will be annotating these books heavily- you’ll want your own copy (unless you love sticky notes) Amazon, B&N, etc.
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How was your break?
Essays: By the end of the week/early next week
Notes about a strong analysis paper…
The phrase, “the gloom hovering over them,” shows the ominous feeling of the scene.
The scene with “the gloom hovering over them” was an eerie and dismal picture.
Goodman states, “He worked six days a week, five of them until eight or nine at night”, however, the obituary states that Phil died on a Sunday…
“He was of course overweight by 20 or 25 pounds. He thought that was okay, though, because he didn’t smoke”. Even though smoking is very unhealthy, Phil’s weight was also unhealthy.
denial; to refuse or deny oneself.
favorable to or promoting health; healthful; conducive to a beneficial purpose.
to divert energy from its immediate goal to one of a more acceptable social or moral use (ex. Someone experiencing extreme anger will take up kickboxing); the change from solid to gas without entering the liquid phase.
regarded as characteristic of an uncle, especially in benevolence or tolerance.
To cause to appear pale and sickly; to make weak by stunting the growth or development of.
imitation; imitation of the words of another, as in order to represent his or her character.
something that a person cannot conquer or achieve; an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome.
full of menacing or malign influences; pernicious; wretched; miserable.
opposition; contrast; the direct opposite; the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas, as in “Give me liberty or give me death.”
belonging to the real nature or essential part of a thing; essential; real or actual.
insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth.
- character or conduct that emphasizes practicality; utilitarian.
a catering to someone's mood or whim; humoring.
a Roman Catholic
without interest or concern; not caring; apathetic
odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre.