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Unformatted text preview: Petulant, usually describing a person is a childishly sulky or bad-tempered manner. Languidly describes a person who is slow and relaxed. 1. I believe that the more objective sensory details were the description of the lake present-day. This is because he was experiencing both internal and physical feelings through his son. On the other hand, the sensory details of the lake in Whites boyhood were sharper and more powerful because those were memories that he had experienced himself. 4. The chill of death is brought on by the son pulling up his still soaked swim trunks. Because White said that he was feeling what his son was feeling, White could also feel the coldness that the trunks had brought upon the sons body part. This idea was hinted earlier when White was discussing the works of the rented outboard. At the end of the paragraph, he states at how what his son does took a cool nerve....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENG 134 taught by Professor Kirk during the Fall '06 term at Cal Poly.
- Fall '06