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Download, type responses directly below each question; submit for grading. Name: Jamie D. Yeates Date: 7/8/2016 ENG115, Week 1 Cisneros Short Essays (Setting: The Importance of Time and Place) “House on Mango Street” (pgs. 302-303); Literary Element: “Setting” (pgs. 93 and 137) Think of a place you have lived that has importance in your memory. Now, using what you have just reviewed about setting, describe your own settings here (this page will “stretch” to fit your responses). 1. Describe how this place looks/looked physically (as you would draw a picture) using specific sensory details and examples in your wording. When did you live there? Who lived there with you? Describe emotional connections to this place, then—or even now. As a child, my home was amazing but not for how fancy it was or because of the objects inside, but really more due to the fact my imagination was vibrant and my love for my home helped bring such excitement to it. Physically it was nothing special, as it was simply your standard 4-bedroom home with a reasonably sized yard, 2 bathrooms, and a few trees. My home had more appeal to me that what was obvious or visually noticeable. The size I was when I lived in this memory marking home of mine, had me basically swimming in this amount of space. I saw this home as my large castle and appreciated so many very simple aspects the other members of my family may never have or will notice. When I'd arrive home from school my house was the one with the beautiful black pit bull, who would run excitedly down a long cement walkway and slide into a black gated fence. I would walk seemingly for moments before reaching my giant blue door, turning the knob, and announcing my arrival home. Our living room felt like it had endless space but wasn't actually very large or crowded, containing only 1 couch, 1 loveseat, and a reasonably sized television stand. My mother would have these two large hutches that would lock and display beautiful, Brashear, online ENG115 Cisneros & Setting
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Download, type responses directly below each question; submit for grading. breakable, and untouchable items. Sometimes the mystery and imagination of these items alone were enough to enhance the wonder of what I felt was my enchanted, magic packed environment.
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