What significant polarity is emphasized with the appearance of Uncle Hammer. Note the element of humor in this story. For an instant he could not believe such beauty concealed the evil of which he had been warned. At this point 36 Pedro climbs up the back of the bed, pretending to be Miguel.
I ought, therefore, as the elephant was sideways on, to have aimed straight at his ear-hole, actually I aimed several inches in front of this, thinking the brain would be further forward.
She was trying to remember" The older men said I was right, the younger men said it was a damn shame to shoot an elephant for killing a coolie, because an elephant was worth more than any damn Coringhee coolie.
Not a trace" Debbie sees some other important shortcomings that we can go into at another time. It pinned this day to them forever after.
How are these two concepts related? Fflewder plays the harp for the companions. As he hurried along, eagerly anticipating the moment when he would be at home again among the things he knew and liked, the Mole saw clearly that he was an animal of tilled field and hedgerow, linked to the ploughed furrow, the frequented pasture, the lane of evening lingerings, the cultivated garden-plot.
And suddenly I realized that I should have to shoot the elephant after all. I love that the novel committee opens up for other kinds of literature — lyrics and so on. What does it mean to be a hero like someone else, for instance?
She called it the blue devil.
They did not like me, but with the magical rifle in my hands I was momentarily worth watching. I marched down the hill, looking and feeling a fool, with the rifle over my shoulder and an ever-growing army of people jostling at my heels. Is this phenomenon unusual? Which members of the family?
The concept of time is as important here as it was in Tuck. How does the book suggest that it be handled? How might this image be connected to mythology. As old as Buddy. The air felt cool, with dramatic dark clouds becoming darker by the moment as the sun began setting. When we think of swords, in what context do they occur?
Alive, the elephant was worth at least a hundred pounds; dead, he would only be worth the value of his tusks, five pounds, possibly. Explain how this "strata" fits into context of the story.
What is the dramatic purpose of this little scene? A most interesting analogy. What does it convey? Is something there because you see it?Literature.
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