Sunday, November 18, 2007

week 1 post a


1) Scuttled (pg. 5)-verb 1. to run with quick, hasty steps; scurry 2. a quick pace 3. a short hurried run

2) Spigot (pg. 9)- noun 1. a small peg or plug for stopping the vent of a cask 2. a faucet

Figurative Language:

"The creek widened, and from where they sat they heard water lap against the banks of sand and river foam." This is an example of imagery because when the author says this you can really imagine what it looks like

'"You worry about me because I'm not like you."' (Johnny says this) This is an example of irony because Johnny is Carl's actual blood-related son, unlike Crow. Carl thought that Johnny was going to be just like him, even though it turned out that Crow is more like Carl even though they aren't even blood related.

"She seems like someone in a movie," Crow says this about sophie because he thinks shes pretty. This is an example of a simile, because the sentence contains the word 'like'.

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