• Two Sides Tells The Reader
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    Pablo Neruda's Sonnet XLIV "You Must Know That I Do Not Love And That I Love You" clearly illustrates that love has two sides. Neruda uses the text as an example throughout his poem to explain that love has two sides. These two sides are that he loves and that he does not love. This is explained through Neruda's words: You must know that I do not love and that I love you, because everything alive has its two sides; a word is one wing of silence, fire has its cold half. (107) This statement separ...
  • Bartleby Tells The Reader
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    I prefer not to," also tells the reader about Bartleby isolating himself. The phrase shows his lack of involvement, another form of isolation. The narrator tells the reader exactly what he did to Bartleby, very vividly, as shown below. In the novella, the author tells the reader, down to the smallest detail, what he did to Bartleby to isolate him from the world. He tells us in this passage, "I placed his desk close up to a small side window in that part of the room, a window which originally had...
  • Bartleby Dead Letter
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    Society has set a standard in which a person must do something useful to be something good. So, what would the solution be when someone separates from society Society s answer would either be to try and make that person do something or force that person to leave society permanently. The reason society feels this way is because society is unwilling to see any other view aside from their own, and when that view is challenged the only choice one has is to entirely reject society and be ready to fac...
  • Narrative Sentence Town Ocean Reader
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    Favorite Vacation Spot I spent the last two weeks of my summer vacation last year with my family in Mombasa. Mombasa is a coastal town in Kenya, East Africa. When we arrived at the Moi International Airport in the town, we were hit by a blast of hot, humid air and I prepared myself mentally for the tropical coastal weather conditions I heard could make your skin feel leathery. We were all excited, not only we were set to enjoy the majestic Indian Ocean; it was also our first time in Africa. O...
  • Personal Pronoun Text Reference One
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    TRACING THE PATTERNS. If a speaker or learner of English hears or reads a passage of the language which is more than one sentence in length, he or she can normally decide without difficulty whether it forms a unified whole or is just a collection of unrelated sentences. Cohesion (or its absence) is what makes the difference between the two. "Cohesion is what gives the text texture" (Halliday and Hasan) Lexical Cohesion. One of the strategies one uses is the understanding of words and phrases in...