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Unformatted text preview: Miniver Cheevy title character in a poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson (18691935). motley here, composed of many different or clashing elements Nately and his friends form a &quot;motley rescue party.&quot; moue (French) &quot;a pouting grimace&quot;; a wry face. obsequious showing too great a willingness to serve or obey; fawning. obstreperous noisy; boisterous; unruly. obtuse not sharp; slow to understand or perceive. Old Blood and Guts nickname for General George Smith Patton (18851945), commander of the Seventh and Third Armies during World War II; the comparison is sardonic. ontology the branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being or reality....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11