"And this?" she went on, leaving the bed hanging in a realm of future possibility. Her headscarf had slipped back, exposing auburn hair glinting above the vapor of her breath, in evanescent present time.She had paused at the chest. Her glance darted at Gordon, and then, receiving no response, at the present owner, looking him in the eyes for the first time. The ogre smiled. "Open it." "What's in it?" she asked. He said, "I forget, actually." Delicately but fearlessly, she lifted the lid, and out swooped, with the same vividness that had astonished and alarmed his nostrils as a child, the sweetish deep cedary smell, undiminished, cedar and camphor and paper and cloth, the smell of family, family without end. Why does the narrator refer to himself as an “ogre?” What comparison can you draw between how Morna views the narrator and the old objects and how the narrator as a boy viewed similar people and objects?
In this passage, the narrator refers to himself as an "ogre" to convey a sense of intimidation and otherness. It suggests that the narrator sees himself as a formidable and perhaps imposing figure, possibly due to his physical appearance, demeanor, or even his role as the current owner of the chest.
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By using the term "ogre," the narrator is drawing attention to the power dynamic between himself and Morna, emphasizing his authority and dominance in the situation.
The comparison between how Morna views the narrator and the old objects and how the narrator as a boy viewed similar people and objects is one of perception and fascination. Just as Morna is intrigued by the chest and its contents, finding them filled with the evocative scent of family and history, the young narrator also experienced a similar fascination when encountering similar objects and individuals in his childhood.
One of the first known coins was struck from a lump of electrum. False True
Rewrite this run-on sentence by dividing it into separate sentences. Use correct punctuation and capitalization.My teacher is an important woman she works all week so that I can learn, get experience, and have interesting lessons to work on she is always there to help me when I need it she even stays late to decorate our classroom for birthday parties and brings us treats every Wednesday afternoon.
My teacher is a very important woman. She works the entire week to let her students learn and experience as well as teach them interesting lessons. My teacher is always working and there to help if I need any, and even stays overtime to decorate the classroom when there is a birthday the next day and on top of that she brings treats every wednesday afternoon!
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You are the winner of an international competition. You have been asked to select one of the following as your prize a car, a house, one million rupees What would you choose? Explain: - how all three are important to you - say what you would choose - say why you choose it
God I love you
What is register of commerce?
A company register is a register of organizations in the jurisdiction they operate under. A statistical business register has a different purpose than a company register.
Please help! This is English
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Joshua told his mother that James was the best player on the basketball team.
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What is the couplet pattern in both "To My Dear Loving Husband" and "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty"?
Couplet pattern: consecutive pairs of rhyming lines.
It consists of two successive lines that rhyme, and have the same metre; it indicates the existence of a Grammatical pause by the end of every lines.