September 23, 2014
I cant believe that I had never even heard of a D-day before. It was terrible. Seeing and hearing
about all the kids who were affected and went down to the church, and then how they sent
1. Dickens sets the stage with phrases that seem to be so contradictory, as they are juxtaposing
each other. Juxtaposition is something that will occur in the whole novel, and Dickens does this
to show how different the tw
1. The children view Mrs. Bentley as an old women, someone who was always 72 years old. This
is because the girls cant comprehend that someone who looks so old now, was once young
and like them. They just assume that she must have
Every time I talked to you,
I had this feeling in my stomach,
a sort of tingling,
I couldn't describe it.
Butterflies fluttering inside me.
I never knew this was real,
I thought it was just an expression
something people said to describe their feelings.
Journal Prompt #1 Introduction
Lamott is extremely worried about peoples opinions of her fathers latest
article, A Lousy Place to Raise Kids. This is because her father ostracized their
community, stating This is the great tragedy of California, for a lif
Running, while in the dark.
Rain, its beating down.
I'm caught in the headlights.
Blinded by the lights.
It's too much.
I knew the car was coming.
I sensed it.
I sense everything.
The intuition I have,
it's incredibly stron
Lamott says writing for a small, specific audience is like writing a love letter. It is
extremely intimate, and it also takes a lot of the pressure of writing away, because its
geared only a small audience, sometimes as small as one. The instances Lamott
I wont lie.
I have absolutely no idea whats going on.
All I know,
theres another mountain,
Im gonna wanta make it move.
Im a hurricane.
Im gonna make it move.
Thats all I know, for now.
My first encounter with the scolding winds-the raging st