3 Matching Annotations
  1. Sep 2015
    1. a small bronze box from Africa with an alligator embossed on the top, a big piece of amber from Poland with the wings of flies preserved inside it, and, once, a set of delicate, horrifying bracelets made from the hide of an elephant.

      the use of descriptive language evokes the feeling of horror at the thought of the present that is made from the hide of a sacred animal

    2. the constant barrage of paper hypnotic and soothing

      the use of the descriptive words, draws you in and engages your mind, bringing forth images of cathartic works.

    3. “I’m weary,” I say, in italics.

      Descriptive use of words that really makes you imagine a person speaking in italics