The words “its tires hissing” and “glowing in the dark” allows the reader to understand that Greg is alone and that his neighborhood is poor and very quiet. Finally, Myers describes the setting by again, using personification, “Gusts of wind made bits of paper dance between the parked car.”. The reader can visualize that the area is abandoned and under kept which also gives the reader a sense of vulnerability for the character. In the story “Treasure of Lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Myers, Myers uses figurative language to describe the characters and setting more effectively the
We as human beings can create our own habits, and also have the will power and the responsibility to change them, and ourselves. In the book The Power of Habit, it tells a life event about a woman who by gambling lost everything she had. Angie Bachmann, a house wife found herself bored at home, and resulted in going to a casino to distract herself. Being at home, she felt unskilled and alone, so she decided to try the casino. Bachmann, however, found herself going every day to the casino and after a few months, she couldn’t stop.
Harry listened to a jingle about Fruit ’N Bran breakfast cereal while he watched Mrs. Figg, a batty, cat-loving old lady from nearby Wisteria Walk, amble slowly past. She was frowning and muttering to herself. Harry was very pleased that he was concealed behind the bush; Mrs. Figg had recently taken to asking him around for tea whenever she met him in the street. She had rounded the corner and vanished from view before Uncle Vernon’s voice floated out of the window
In this quote, Holden goes into a telephone booth very bored to call friends. However, Holden comes out of the booth without having a conversation: “ The first thing I did when I got off at Penn station, I went into this phone booth. I felt like giving somebody a buzz [...] but as soon as I was inside, I couldn’t think of anybody to call up. My brother DB was in Hollywood. My kid sister Phoebe [...] was out.
"I nodded an okay as I grabbed an apple I was about to take a bite out of it when Lydia shoved me to the door making me drop my apple. "Lydia!" She gave me an innocent look and dragged me to the jeep.I sighed opening the door as Kira scooted over because Lydia was sitting in the front with Stiles. "I should 've let my dad drive me today." Everyone seemed to have heard me even Stiles.I just gave them an awkward smile and looked out the window as we drove to school.I really didn 't want to talk to anyone.I decided after a minute to text Bon-Bon.She replied and told me a everything that had happened there since I left.
Here, Godwin writes, "the force of the two joyful notes slipped under her door that evening pressed her into the corner of the little room. She hardly had space to breathe. As soon as possible she drank the draft "(Meyer 43). This quote talks about what the psychological state of the woman might be like and how much she needs to escape from her every one. In reading, it can be also found that Bartleby 's life and that of the woman are very impersonal, but Bartleby 's is more since the woman, at least, the woman tries to communicate with her son and her husband in order to solve it is happening to her.
After they dragged the body into the house, Caril is sitting in a chair, shocked. When Charlie tells Caril to take a shower, she states that “I’m not taking a shower with a dead man on the floor!”. This line, along with the blank portrayal of Caril’s being, is not accurate to how the real Caril was as a person. Because according to the published book, “the Twelfth Victim”, about Caril’s innocence, she is described as a clever, witted and strong young girl. This historical depiction of her doesn’t match with the movie.
Bell brings a simile and imagery in the first stanza, “He smelled like the soil after rain.”(Bell11-12) Ishmael was described to the soil after rain of how he smelled. Loving his two mothers Ishmael saw as both soft voiced and nursing. Ishmael came from the choice of Sarah and Abraham. The imagery that is shown was, “and two mothers cooed and chewed your food to make it soft.”(Bell 2-4) Both mothers had soft voices, taste, and made things soft. Ishmael sees that he is treated as a slave and not as a son.
At the dinner table Aunt Bee sets out a jar of her pickles on the table and the meal begins. Andy and Barney each eat a pickle each in order to not hurt Aunt Bee’s feelings. When Aunt Bee ask about the taste of the pickles Andy and Barney begin to praise the pickles and Aunt Bee about how good they are and how much better they were than a batch she had made a few years ago. Here Andy and Barney show one of the principles of politeness by using the maxim of approbation which DeVito describes as “praising someone or complimenting the person in some way and minimalizing any expression of criticism or disapproval”
Since Olivia's mom is home she started playing with them both. Jackson and Olivia both helped make dinner and they all went to bed. During the night the mom hears a scream that Olivia screamed, "Ahhhhhhh". When the mom raced to Olivia's room she did not find Olivia anywhere she looked in every room and every little crack in her house. Jackson was still in his room sleeping but she could not find Olivia