Narrative of William W.
His first year at high school, settling into a new town, his first mad love affair - it's all behind him. He's about to turn fourteen and things are looking up. His little brother's hrmones have kicked in and that's not a pretty sight.
His lino-munching baby sister refuses to walk or talk. His dad starts arresting farm animals for a hobby and his poor mum won't stop crying. Right in the middle of this family shanbles, an old flame comes scorching back into his life.
Not even for grommets. Out of the cool mist another swell rose all seething and motley-green and shot six glistening, giggling missiles into the sky.
They twusted in the air and came spearing straight at him. Lockie stopped paddling and stared. As any halfwit knows, of course, this is not such a smart thing to do when a big horrie wave is bearing down on you like a cement truck. But the human torpedo couldn't help himself.
He watched them stall and turn in perfect formation, cutting white slices through the skin of the water, curving back on themselves the way no human surfer could even hope to. They romped and skylarked. They arched their backs, pulled in their flukes and buried themselves deep into the meat of the wave until they were surfing underwater, riding the inner force of the wave.
Now that was desperately cool, no question. He hooted as the dolphins suddenly cartwheeled out the back of the wave, but no one heard him because half a second after he opened his mouth, the whole motley-green business fell on him with a roar and he went straight to the bototom, yodelling all the way.
From the Pan paperback edition, Though Mary Rowlandson and Olaudah Equiano shared similarities in experiences, they had different writing personalities, purposes, attitudes, tones, and relations with their communities.
There are four main modes of discourse: expository, narrative, descriptive, and persuasive. CoMpArE and CoNtRaSt Both, “The Interesting Narrative Life of Olaudah Equiano” and “Amistad” are important stories about slavery in pre-civil war america because they both address the issues of slavery.
This webpage is for Dr. Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.
Yes, the Manicheans who divided the world into all good and all evil, and who gave us our indispensible term “Manichean” to describe a juvenile belief in nuance-free black-and-white narratives about the world.
Organizing Your Compare and Contrast Paper. There are two primary ways to organize your compare and contrast paper. Chunking: placing all of the information for each individual subject in one place (chunk), and then using similarities as transitions. Here’s a sample outline.
CoMpArE and CoNtRaSt Both, “The Interesting Narrative Life of Olaudah Equiano” and “Amistad” are important stories about slavery in pre-civil war america because they both address the issues of slavery.