49 Matching Annotations
  1. May 2018
    1. War in the east, War in the west, War up north, War down south – War – war –

      This quote, want you pay attention to how there is war going on and focus basic on only war.

    2. Will remain in but a fleeting illusion to be pursued, But never attained –

      I feel as you can imagine go back in time feel every emotion as you read this quote.

    1. You stand at the blackboard, daddy, In the picture I have of you,

      In this quote I can picture her dad in the background as she take a picture of her daddy.

  2. Apr 2018
    1. “You are old,” said the youth, “one would hardly suppose That your eye was as steady as ever; Yet you balanced an eel on the end of your nose — What made you so awfully clever?”

      In this vision by Lewis show lessons. For example, how someone can be so smart, but do something different things.

    2. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, ⁠And life must be hastening away; You are chearful, and love to converse upon death! ⁠Now tell me the reason I pray.

      In this line is describe a lesson that can be taught. For example, it’s show how precious life is and you shouldn’t take life for granted. Every moment has meant to it. You just have to open your mind to new things and be patience.

    3. How doth the little crocodile Improve his shining tail And pour the waters of the Nile On every golden scale

      In this line is different to Watts Poem where the little busy bee is working hard to achieve his or her goal. However, Lewis revision is different where he use different animal like the crocodile, but same aspect. For example, how he use “improve his shinnng tail” to show how the little crocodile can achieve anything if he put his mind to it just like in Watts poem. It both talk about motivation and working hard but different views of things.

    4. How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower!
      • In this poem by Watts some lessons are if you work, hard eventually everythg willl pay off like the little busy bee. For example “improve each shining hour” this show how the bee work hard to get what he needed. I feel like this line represents that.
    1. The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped

      This quote shows that the rabbit hole was straight and was similar to a long tunnel then lower.

    2. Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do

      This show that Alice wants to do something different than she use to and sitting by her sister doing nothing was getting trying and boring for her.

    3. she began again. ‘I wonder if I shall fall right through the earth!

      This quote shows that she started to questioning or wonder whether If she should “fall right through the earth” as was unsure if she should do or not.

    4. First, she tried to look down and make out what she was coming to, but it was too dark to see anything; then she looked at the sides of the well, and noticed that they were filled with cupboards and book-shelves; here and there she saw maps and pictures hung upon pegs.

      This quote spoke me because the way, Carroll play with language. For example, she was trying to figure out where she was but it was “too dark” then she spot “sides of the well”. Noticed something like “cupboards and books-shelves, maps and pictures”. It almost like Carroll wrote this for kids to feel welcome and free.

  3. Mar 2018
    1. Each glowworm winks her spark, Let us get home before the night grows dark:

      In this specific line, I see simile such as "spark" and "dark" as way of compare something glimmer and something gloomy.

    2. With clasping arms and cautioning lips, With tingling cheeks and finger tips.

      In this one Rossetti chose simile like "lips" and "tips".

    3. “Nay, hush,” said Laura: “Nay, hush, my sister:

      Rossetti use rhythm. For example, Nay, hush and she repeat it twice in this line and other as way for the reader to pay attention to the way Christina Rossetti play with words to create rhythm through her poem.

    4. Yet my mouth waters still; To-morrow night I will Buy more;” and kiss’d her:

      This show similes for example, Rossetti used still and will as a way to show she was still thirsty and want more as a sign of glad or happy which lead a surprise wait for her tomorrow.

    1. And when I feel, fair creature of an hour,

      When he wrote this he was free to look any different animals for a bit or two.

    2. haunt

      When Keats use the word "haunt" as if something is appear.

    3. conscience

      The way,Keats use the word "conscience" in his poem as way to create feeling of sense of inner voice in him.

    4. Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain,

      In this poem, the mood changing a little bit. In the first poem of "This living hand, now warm and capable" felt sad and in the{"When I have Fears That I May Cease to be", when he wrote "Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain" as a way for the reader feel his concerns and his doubts.

    1. Weave robes—let not the idle wear: Forge arms—in your defence to bear.

      this part show rhyme "wear" and "bear"

    2. Sow seed—but let no tyrant reap: Find wealth—let no imposter heap:

      in the poem "A Song: Men of England' show rhyme "reap' and "heap".

    3. Are graves from which a glorious Phantom may Burst, to illumine our tempestuous day.

      in this stanza show rhyme for example, "May" and "Day".

    4. A people starved and stabbed in th’ untilled field; An army, whom liberticide and prey Makes as a two-edged sword to all who wield;

      In this stanza you see that, there is rhyme like the word "field" and "wield".

    1. destruction

      The word "destruction meanss the action or proceess of causing lot of damage that no longer can exists.

    2. mankind

      The word "mankind mean that humans are consider as a whole or collectively.

    3. Do your duty towards me, and I will do mine towards you and the rest of mankind. If you will comply with my conditions, I will leave them and you at peace; but if you refuse, I will glut the maw of death, until it be satiated with the blood of your remaining friends.”

      In this quotation the monster is tellling Dr. Frankenstein that he need to take responibile for his actions, also he would do the same like the "rest of mankind" and leave everone alone, including him. As long as Dr.Frankenstein follow by his rule and If he refuse he would go after the one he loved the most especially his dear friends.

    4. Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us. You purpose to kill me. How dare you sport thus with life?

      This quotation is showing how the monster feel and told his creator that he is the one who made him with differrent parts if he wanted to he would have "kiill him" but he didn't. Then the monster basically ask why even bring me to life if you are just abandoned me like that.

  4. Feb 2018
    1. muttered

      The word "Muttered" mean to talk under one's breath

    2. These thoughts supported my spirits, while I pursued my undertaking with unremitting ardour. My cheek had grown pale with study, and my person had become emaciated with confinement. Sometimes, on the very brink of certainty, I failed; yet still I clung to the hope which the next day or the next hour might realise.

      As Victor Frankenstein work in his labortary, he throughts what he do was right and believe that "support his spirits". As he pursue the challenge of "ardour" (passion). his cheek wuolld grow plae with al study he was donig.The person he would become was wasted with house arrest and sometimes that woldn't stop him reaching his goals. he would fail lot of times, but he would keep doing and never give up, next day he would work over again from beginnig of his creation.

    3. But it was in vain; I slept, indeed, but I was disturbed by the wildest dreams. I thought I saw Elizabeth, in the bloom of health, walking in the streets of Ingolstadt. Delighted and surprised, I embraced her, but as I imprinted the first kiss on her lips, they became livid with the hue of death; her features appeared to change, and I thought that I held the corpse of my dead mother in my arms; a shroud enveloped her form, and I saw the grave-worms crawling in the folds of the flannel.

      This quote bring up how Victor Frankenstein have "wildest dreams" and he thought he saw Elizabeth who was good health "walk in the streets of Ingolistadt", it took him by surprise and he hug her, but suddenly he lead in and gave her "first kiss on her lips" as a sign of love with "hue of death". He notice that her form was change and though that he was holding "the corpse of his mother dead in his arms". Slowly things was changing around him like the fact that he saw Elizabeth or his mother, maybe his "wildest dreams" is trying to warn him about somethinmg and the only way to do it was illustratiion of Elizabeth and his mother who is the people he love the most.

    4. It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs.

      this quote shows how Victor Frankenstein was a hardworking man who was determine to see his creation from to life no matter what. He work all night as his candle was burn out and suddenly, he saw the uneventful yellow eyes" of his creation opened:as,he was breathing hard and trying to move.

    1. aristocracy

      Aristocracy means nobility or upper class.

    2. considered

      Considered means to think about or reflect on.

    3. Still, highly as I respect marriage, as the foundation of almost every social virtue, I cannot avoid feeling the most lively compassion for those unfortunate females who are broken off from society, and by one error torn from all those affections and relationships that improve the heart and mind.

      in this sentence, I feel like Mary is try to show that she respect marriage even though, most of time women was treat different due to society. For example, this quote show how Mary felt bad for other women who wasn't love because "females who are broken off from society" meaning that women was constrain from the world, Sometimes there was a effort to show kindness to women and relationship was slowly develop in a way that felt consent.

    4. A man, when he enters any profession, has his eye steadily fixed on some future advantage (and the mind gains great strength by having all its efforts directed to one point) and, full of his business,

      I think this is trying to say is that when a man enter in a business world they have already his eye on the prize. Even though men have the power over women back then. Men have already made plans for their future.

    1. Tyger Tyger burning bright, In the forests of the night: What immortal hand or eye,

      the tiger symbolize a way of not giving in without a fight, rather it something big or small as it enter the forest in the night with never ending. Rather it has hand to use or eye to see with to help him what come along.

    2. burning bright

      Something that is on fire as it keep on give out shine to it

    3. They are both gone up to the church to pray. Because I was happy upon the heath, And smil’d among the winter’s snow,

      it say that his parents was at the church pay because they couldn't stand the fact that their son was once happy and health little boy during the time in the winter as it snow.

    4. A little black thing among the snow, Crying “weep! ‘weep!” in notes of woe! “Where are thy father and mother? say?”

      This quotation means that the little boy has no name and was in the snow crying asking about was his parents and where are they?

    1. But the truth is that I had a very happy childhood, full of laughter and love, in a very close-knit family.

      Her childhood was full with love and happy memories with her families that she hold deer to. Telling about her childhood shows that it help her to write more stories in the future

    2. Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person.

      I feel like this piece has a sense of vaule to it. For example, power come in many forms and to tell a story about a person can has so much vaule to it without realize it. Yes, anyone can tell a story of another person but, it wouldn't be the same as one who is actually telling a story in first person.

    3. I must say that before I went to the U.S., I didn’t consciously identify as African. But in the U.S., whenever Africa came up, people turned to me. Never mind that I knew nothing about places like Namibia. But I did come to embrace this new identity, and in many ways I think of myself now as African.

      At first, she was going to U.S. and wasn't sure about her identify as African. When she was there, people would came up to her for advice and She didn’t know nothing about any places such as Namibia. This experience helped her feel welcome with open arms to a new identity that she never knew before. Now she can identify herself as a African that she can be proud to be.

    4. I was also an early writer, and when I began to write, at about the age of seven, stories in pencil with crayon illustrations that my poor mother was obligated to read, I wrote exactly the kinds of stories I was reading

      This spoke to me becaicture I can picture her doing those things as if she was happy to write her stories With pencil or crayons. When her mom was around, she would read her stories and noticed that her daughter would write what really happens in each stories that she was read or writing about like she was with her every step of the way.