In the short fiction story “The Monkey Garden” by Sandra Cisneros, the author uses deep, rich figurative language to effect the exotic setting. “There were sunflowers, big as flowers on Mars and thick cockscombs bleeding the deep red fringe of theater curtain” (Cisneros 1). A simile is used to create a scene of being on another planet, a place where the monkeys once lived. The usage of descriptive words such as, “ bleeding the deep fringe” (1), and “ thick cockscomb” (1), to give the reader a sense of being in a jungle filled with tropical life and pleasure.The author uses words that are exotic in nature to emanate the jungle scenery. Ever since the monkey left, it was very quiet,“Before you knew it, the monkey garden became filled with sleepy
Children’s literature has highlighted that “The Garden” permits the child to enter into a new world and escape from their current lives. The children in children’s literature are viewed as the protagonist and in the garden, children can relive themselves of any fears and responsibilities. Secondly, “The Garden” symbolises security and allows the child to create their own world in the naturalistic setting of the garden. Beck (2003) highlights the positive impact the garden has on the children and allows the child to create their own fantasy world without the assistance of an adult figure. This creates a sense of freedom in the child in the purist setting.
“The Monkey Garden” is a short story by Sandra Cisneros about a young girl named Esperanza who lives near a fantastic garden. The diction and personification in the story affects how Esperanza breaks free from her childhood and loses her innocence. Esperanza enjoys playing in the garden, but her friend Sally tells her she is too old to play where the children play. Esperanza realizes that “the garden that had been such a good place to play didn’t seem mine either” (Cisneros 2) after her friend Sally plays an unorthodox kissing game with boys at the garden. As a result, Esperanza loses her innocence when they laugh at her for trying to “save” Sally.
Have you ever wished for a million dollars? In “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs, a family comes across a Sgt. from the military who gives them a monkey's paw. Despite being warned, the family uses the magical paw to make wishes. Bad things then happen to them.
INTRO ( 1 PARAGRAPH) In James and the giant peach the main characters are, James, the old Green Grasshopper, Miss Spider, the Ladybug, the centipede, the Earthworm, the Silkworm, and the Glow-worm. In the book, James lives with his aunts, Spiker and Sponge, who were not nice at all. BEGINNING ( 1 - 3 PARAGRAPHS) James meets a old man in the garden on the hill where he lives with his aunts. The man gives James a paper bag of little green, wiggling, magic crystals, and tells him to pour them into a jug of water, and then drink the whole jug full in one gulp. As James is rushing by the peach tree that never gave peaches, he tripped on one of the roots of the tree, the paper bag burst, and all the green crystals went down into the ground.
In their first appearance in “The Family of Little Feet”, Esperanza and her friends try on high heels and "the men can't take their eyes off" them, implying that they are seen in a more mature light when they wear high heels. One man tells them they are "too young to be wearing shoes like that", which highlights the connection between high heeled shoes and adult femininity. Moreover, in "The Monkey Garden” Esperanza sees the unfairness of being a girl when boys from the neighbourhood make her friend Sally kiss them and no one intervenes. Esperanza looks down at her “feet in their white socks and ugly round
After a meal, the naughty raccoon kits wrestle with each other, cuddle, babble, scream, ounce on their mother and play in the middle of yard. Squirrel Squirrels are well seen small animals in North America. They have long tails and sharp teeth. “Hi, I’m a baby squirrel! It is my first time outing.” In a beautiful sunny day of fall, a squirrel mom and her baby venture outside.
In October 1941, Disney introduced Americans to Dumbo, a young, bashful circus elephant ridiculed for his unusually large ears. Made to regain funds lost from Fantasia and Pinocchio, and based upon Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl’s children story, “Dumbo, the Flying Elephant,” Walt Disney’s Dumbo is one of Disney’s shortest animated features running at just under 64 minutes. Throughout the film, Dumbo the elephant faces many challenges stemming from his uniquely large ears, however, with the help of his mouse friend, Timothy Q. Mouse, he achieves extraordinary success not in spite of but because of his special attributes. This lighthearted tale of overcoming adversity and the power of friendship uses its superb music score, dialogue, and color to give audiences a full movie experience in just 64 minutes.
In the story, a family is visited by a family friend who brings (and attempts to get rid of) a magical monkey’s mummified paw which grants just about your every wish, but in turn, you must suffer the consequences. The family forcibly buys it off the friend and they almost immediately begin to wish with
On the following panels, The Monkey King of Flower-Fruit Mountain is eager to enter in the dinner party in heaven. Before entering the party he is stopped by the guard telling the Monkey King that he may not enter because he is a monkey without shoes, to which the
The breeze was blowing and the sun was shining very brightly.It was at West Hills Elementary school.It was recess time in second grade.There was kids running everywhere,they were talking really loudly,some of them were even screaming.This is the day that I decided not to ever do the monkey bars again. I was at recess enjoying the day.It was then,that I decided out of happiness to go down the slide.When I got off the slide,I ran over to the green monkey bars and just stared at them as I watched other kids do them.I wished that I could do them just as well.I was staring at them and I thought that I couldn’t do it. I decided to try to do the monkey bars and fell.Then one of my friends had asked me if I wanted help,and I said, “yes”. So I made it to the third bar with her help by
Walking off the bus and running straight to the park was my neighbors and I daily routine. To this very day the voices of our parents yelling our names just to get us to drop off our backpacks and to change into our “outdoor” clothing echos in my head. Of course we ignored them. The top of monkey bars was the chill spot, well mainly for the girls. We’d play hand games, truth or dare, and chicken in which I always won thanks to my very long legs.
A Majestic Playground Rays of glorious, bright sunshine cast a brilliant gleam of warmth across a child’s getaway. Next to the majestic metal castle of amusement, which contains a child’s dream, lies a merry-go-round which, to the children, turns as fast as a cheetah running through the savanna. Behind the merry-go-round lies an orange bench that is a traveled piece of furniture where parents go to watch and enjoy the happiness of their little cherubs. To look closely, one will hear the squeak of the swings and see the muddy earth beneath the squeals of delight similar to the monkey’s in the monkey cage at the zoo. The bee’s buzz and the bird’s chirp, create a whirlwind of excitement along with the rustling of the leaves next to the swinging seats of joy to show that the warmth and sunshine