the feeling or condition of hostility
strange or mysterious, in an unsettling way
a loud and boisterous laugh
loud and sustained or repetitive noise
to refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion
a high point of land or rock projecting into the sea
to speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid
irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play
irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of the literal meaning
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible
making a deposit to guarantee your appearance in court
didn't pay for seventy cents worth of groceries.
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one
The Hobbit: Settings:
Hobbiton, Rivendale, Misty Mountains, Lonely Mountain
to cause surprise or confusion in someone
attempting to avoid notice or attention
having an angry or sullen look on one's face
a roof covering of straw, reed, palm trees, or a similar material
a high pointed piece of rock
not to be questioned or doubted
to be bewildered or confused
to desire wrongfully without regards for the rights of others
weakened by old age
a dangerous, difficult or otherwise unfortunate situation
My Khe - Archetypal jungle in Vietnam-almost impenetrable foliage ("dense brush) provides cover for Viet Cong (enemy invisible)
Dark, foggy, hot (humid) - creates tension; fear as the platoon is waiting for possible contact with "the enemy" that is not only concealed by the foliage but by the fog
Man vs. man - U.S Solider vs. Viet Cong
Man vs. environment
Man vs. himself
pulls the pin of the grenade, had come up to a crouch
he throws the grenade, it explodes; the young man falls to the ground dead.
The discussion with Kiowa about the incident.
Talks about regret.
thank you ma'am - character trait
personality and feelings of a character.