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manner; utter in a gruff, rumbling voice,
• 7) one hell of a jury (or a hell of a jury): no
jury at all; a completely inappropriate jury
(because they are too partial); this is a
common phrase meaning something
unusual • growl: to make a deep rough sound in the
throat to show anger or give warning, a deep
• The dog was angry and growled at me.
• He growled (out) his disapproval.
• He answered the question with a growl. • a hell of: (used for giving force to an
• a hell of a nasty accident
• a mess
• an actor
• a good car
• a lot of money
• an exam
• a trip
• a change • The whole paragraph shows the religious
bias of the trial right from the start,
indicates the pro-fundamentalist
atmosphere that will pervade the trial and
gives readers a taste of things to come. Paragraph 12-13
• 2. After the preliminary sparring…his opening
• 1) preliminary: introductory or preparatory;
coming before and introducing or preparing for
something more important
• 2) spar: (fig.) engage in argument; fight with
• 3) legalities: the requirements and procedure of
• 4) after the preliminary sparring over legalities:
after the initial arguments over legal procedures Paragraph 12-13
• • 3. My friend…Darrow drawled:
1) Was the attorney general his friend?
NO. “My friend” is used in a sarcastic way.
2) The attorney general said that John Scopes
was brought to the court because….
…. he had broken the law.
3) drawl: speak slowly with vowels greatly
4) Darrow drawled: Darrow was speaking
slowly, deliberately and dramatically.
People are getting used to Bush’s Texas drawl. • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 •
• • Bigotry
• Bigot– bigotry--- bigoted
• bigot: a person who thinks strongly and
unreasonably that his own opinion and belief
is correct about matters of religion, race,
• bigotry: intolerance towards those who hold
different opinions from oneself
• The report reveals racism and right-wing
• bigoted: adj a bigoted group...
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