Unformatted text preview: break into: begin suddenly • 4) storm of applause: loud, noisy
applause, like a thunder storm; storm is
used metaphorically (metaphor)
• Eg. A sea of bikes
• 5) When Malone finished it as silent for
only a very brief time and then there was
an outburst of applause, greater than
Bryan had received. • But although Malone…to testify for the defense:
• 1) oratorical duel: fight in words, in speeches
• 2) rule against: decide against; even in a jury
trial the judge decides on matters of procedure
like this • Even though Malone’s speech defending
intellectual freedom was better received
than Bryan’s, the judge still would not
allow the scientists to speak on behalf of
John Scopes. Paragraph 26
• When the court adjourned…with
• 1) adjourn: close or suspend a meeting,
usually to be resumed at another time
• 2) swarm: (n. )a large number of insects
esp. bees, usually in motion • Hawkers cried their wares on every
• This sentence shows how all sorts of
people are trying to take advantage of the
trial. It takes the reader back to the circus
atmosphere. Paragraph 26
• • One shop announced…Everything-toWear Store:
1) one shop announced: it means
announced in its sign; the sign on one
2) Everything-to-Wear store: clothing
store, (outdated phrase) •
• 3) DARWIN IS RIGHT-INSIDE:
It has at least two understandings:
1) Darwin ( the English naturalist ) is
correct and please come inside.
• 2) Darwin ( the shop owner) is directly
inside of the shop.
• Try to read the meanings out. • Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a
• 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 ?
• Boy 2 Man.
• Boy to Man. • entrepreneur: A person who organizes,
operates, and assumes the risk for a
business / for the sake of the profit;
• the word often has the sense of
enterprising, meaning imaginative in
ambitious way for private economic gain...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2012 for the course ENGLISH 201 taught by Professor Long during the Spring '12 term at Shanghai University.
- Spring '12