Anna Karenina Short Story

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-A draught in the room was necessary for that. Both door and windows were only open for a very short time, however.” ”How do you prove that?” “Because the candle was not guttered.” ”Capital!” cried the inspector. “Capital!” {Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘Sherlock Holmes’} (Burned out/ died out/ destroyed) - He longed for her to suffer for having destroyed his peace of mind–his honour. He was going once again over the conditions inseparable from a duel, a divorce, a separation, and taking her to the cleaners. {Adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina} (Inflict a crushing defeat of someone {Oxford Dictionary}/seize all her possessions/ inflict hardship on her/ finish her off financially/ be the source of her unhappiness/ wreak havoc on her life/…show more content…
-No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of continent, a part of the main. {John Donne} (No man can survive on his own- it requires the help of many. Everyman is part of a bigger picture a greater world- there is no singularity among the greater existence of man {Yahoo}/ outside of this there is only destruction) -Therefore, send not to know for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee. {John Donne} (John Donne is referring to the village custom of ringing a bell when someone dies. It is a way of informing the community about a death; that humanity is interconnected, that what affects one affects us all; therefore, when one person dies, we all are affected. So when the bell tolls, it tolls for us all {wiki answers}) -It has left an impression, which can never be effaced from my mind. {Sir Arthur Conan Doyle- ‘Sherlock Holmes’} (Remove completely from recognition or memory/obliterated/ eradicated/ destroyed/ eroded/ deleted/ wiped out/ worn away/ demolished/ removed/ erase/ forgotten/ overlooked) ~ They made a strong impression upon me on that very day, and the impression has never been effaced. {Morley on…show more content…
-But in proposing himself (Salman Rushdie) as the product of a simultaneous parturition and partition, the offspring of a country that had to undergo amputation and mutilation in order to achieve independence … {Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22} (revolution/ pogroms/ holocaust/ massacres/ exterminations/ persecutions/ slaughters/ devastations/ ethnic cleansing/ exterminations/ annihilations/ carnages/ butcheries/ destructions/ bloodbaths/ genocides/ slaughters/ mass slaughter/ mass murder/ mass execution/ mass destruction/ murders/ decimates/ wipe out/ blow away/ mow down/ Barbarian Cruelty) ~ The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history {Dan Quayle} ~ All the Christian empires of the world, Austria, Hungary, Germany, France, Britain and Russia, all of them commanded by Christian emperors and calling their subjects as Christians went to war against each other and very nearly destroyed the whole of civilization and certainly reduced it to a point where we can’t guess where we might be had it not been for this extraordinary break of barbarism. {Christopher Hitchens} (a brutal, coarse, or ignorant act /the condition of being backward, coarse, or ignorant

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