Temar Boggs and some of his friends were helping his neighbor move a couch into the apartment they lived in when he was asked if he had seen Jocelyn. None of them had seen her, so Temar later walked to Jocelyn’s block to check out the situation. This is where he was approached with a photo of Jocelyn, and he felt an intense emotion he’d never experienced before. Temar said, “I felt that I was going to find her” then, he borrowed his friend’s BMX. He sped away with his friend Chris Garcia back to his own subdivision.
The author uses text messages for showing there cumutcation. They always message each other. Talking about how there day was and what happened that day but it all changed when maddy ended it. Olly did everything to make her feel like she had everything.
In detailing the events that led up to her change in perspective, she made note of the honeysuckle that covered the walls of the well-house, the warm sunshine that accompanied going outdoors, and the cool stream of water that she felt as she placed her hand under the spout. These details kept the reader with her in the moment as she felt something less simple, but still universal; the returning of a, “ misty consciousness as of something forgotten.” In using rich diction, she maintained a sense of intimacy with the reader which allowed her to call on personal details from her own life and theirs. Later in the passage, she described how, once the reality of language was opened to her, and she returned to the house, “every object which I touched seemed to quiver with life.” She had gone through a complete shift of perspective, one that, to her, was felt entirely through senses other than sight or sound.
Diction is an important literary device used to shape Melinda’s character and mannerism. Diction is the author’s choice of phrases to express ideas in their work. Anderson uses this to depict Melinda’s thoughts, such as,“ I grab a seat. Another wounded zebra turns and smiles at me.” The author’s word choice of “wounded zebra” communicates Melinda’s thoughts; or voice, through her clouded interpretations of her peers.
That is when he came in, even though her back was to the door she heard the bell and the the hush that fell over the diner in anticipation as to what would happen between the two of them. He walked up to the counter and sat on a stool oblivious to the fact that everyone had their eyes on him. Jeannette finished taking the order of the couple she was serving and went behind the counter to put it on the order wheel taking her sweet old time. As she was walking towards Chris she could practically feel the stares of everyone in the place. “Stupid, tiny town,” she grumbled under her breath.
Explanatory Speech Outline Introduction Attention getter: Amelia Earhart: American hero and one of this nation’s most puzzling mysteries. You all know the story of how on July 19, 1937 the iconic first female aviator disappeared into the Pacific during her flight around the globe. Well, according to an article covered by Science Daily on March 7th, professor Richard Jantz of the University of Tennessee used his forensic anthropologic expertise to match skeletal remains found in the South Pacific to Amelia Earhart. Background and audience relevance: It was all thanks to the advancements in modern forensic anthropology that he was able to digitally analyze the bones and compare them with Earhart’s clothing and full body pictures of her.
Laurie Halse Anderson uses literary elements such as imagery, symbolism, and conflict, in order to reveal the protagonist’s emotional growth throughout the the novel. In the novel, Anderson uses imagery to show Melinda’s mental state throughout the novel. For example, “I stumble from thorn bush to thornbush-my mother and father who hate each other, Rachel who hates me, a school that gags on me like I’m a hairball. And Heather” (Anderson 125).
Author, Kat Rosenfield utilizes pathos, personification, and point of view in order to connect readers with the characters. Pathos is used to cause the readers to feel empathy for the characters in the book. There are points throughout Becca and Amelia’s stories that force readers to become attached to the characters. When Becca’s boyfriend broke up with her she “would sink down into a bathtub full of scalding hot water, lay her swollen eyes against the cool porcelain, and shake so hard that her bones made soft clinking sounds
The look in her eye that said, "We need to talk," was both clear and cryptic not to mention, scary. As she reached for his hand, time slowed and his vision sharpened. He saw a map of her experiences in the palm of her hand, her life's story written in the countless
Her features undefined by the edge of the light in the middle of the darkness. I tried to take out words and put them in my mouth, but it was too dry to even open. She turned her head to the side as if it was wrong to look at me. “So…you came back.” Her voice stopped me cold.
I forced my face to set back into its blank, unreadable expression. “Ah, so you do show expression. ’’ Cartwright plopped down in a plastic chair across from me, throwing his leg over his other as he relaxed back into the chair. “A sudden raise of the eyebrows, the eyes widening, and the mouth