I thoroughly enjoyed Faulkners visual descriptions. He described Miss Emily as bloated, like a
body long submerged in motionless water.her eyes, lost in the fatty ridges of her face. Latter,
when purchasing the arsenic, she stared with cold, haughty black
Finally, Muriel Pritchett is shown to be the one character that does not go through
changes in the duration of the book, already having experienced major alterations in her earlier
life. Muriel assures Macon of himself and makes Macon feel needed for the
"The world is too much with us"
Wordsworth begins this poem by saying that the world is too full of humans who are
losing their connection to divinity and, even more importantly, to nature. Humans, Wordsworth
says, have given their hearts away and the gif
The short story Two Kinds written by Amy Tan depicts the life of a young Chinese
immigrant girl, Jing-mei, and her family. Jing-mei's mother always wanted the best for her
daughter, but the definition of "best" for Jing-mei was different from that of her
by Guy de Maupassant
After Reading Questions
1. What was your initial reaction to the story?
Did you like the ending? Why or why not?
3. How did you react to each character while reading the story? Why did you have this reaction?
The story of A Rose for Emily, by William Faulkner, takes place after the Civil War. An
old lady lived a pathetic life with little happiness and then died alone, just her, her servant, and
her dust-covered house. That was my immediate impression upon read
His brain buzzed with little worries, the worries changed, grew deeper; he wondered what had
gone wrong with his marriage. Sarah had been his first and only girlfriend; now he thought he
should have practiced on someone else beforehand. During the twenty
Another conflict that is more latent than the others is that between Jing-mei and her cousin
Waverly. Waverly is the epitome of a successful Chinese immigrant girl. She loves that arts, and
has a lot of fame. Mother wished this same for Jing-mei. Jing-mei
continue in the marriage:
I said to you the other day, I said, Macon, now that Ethans dead I sometimes wonder if theres
any point to life. Do you remember what you answered? You said, Honey, to tell the truth, it
never seemed to me there was all that much