Archive from September, 2013
Sep 30, 2013 - Communication    1 Comment

Implied reader

I think the fact that it is based on politics, corruption and Russian revolution implies it is a book for older people.Teenagers are especially influenced by peer pressure. In exploring the skilful use of peer pressure (along with the threat of
death later in the book) used by the pigs to keep the other animals in line, the students can analyse their own lives and
discover how peer pressure controls their actions.

Sep 20, 2013 - Communication    1 Comment

Definitions

The meaning of personification is a figure of speech in which inanimate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities or are represented as possessing human form

The meaning of anthropomorphic is a attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena.

The meaning of simile is a figure of speech in which two essentially unlike things are compared, often in a phrase introduced by like or as

The meaning of metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison

The meaning of assonance is the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds, especially in stressed syllables, with changes in the intervening consonants

The meaning of allegory is the representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form

The meaning of sibilance is Of, characterized by, or producing a hissing sound like that of (s) or (sh)

Sep 13, 2013 - Communication    1 Comment

Quotations From Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian

“You said your mom is the goddess of balance,” I reminded him. “The minor gods deserve better, Ethan, but total destruction isn’t balance. Kronos doesn’t build. He only destroys.”

“Hope does not leave without being given permission.”

I don’t recommend shadow travel if you’re scared of:
a) The dark
b) Cold shivers up your spine
c) Strange noises
d) Going so fast you feel like your face is peeling off
“In other words, I thought it was awesome.”

“Once she was gone, I knelt next to Annabeth and felt her forehead. She was still burning up.”

“You’re cute when you’re worried,” she muttered. “Your eyebrows get all scrunched together.”

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