Week Three – The Word Power Question
Language has a power all its own in The Book Without Words. Latin from themouth of the reeve justifies his actions. Magic words from the beak of a talking raven cause skulls to rise and hard objects to turn to water.
- What are other examples of the power of words in the novel?
- What are examples of powerful words used by important historical figures, parents, mentors that have been in your life?
Words can do many things, like hurt people, or make people fell better. They can hurt people because if you say somthing bad about someone it could hurt them emotionaly. This could make them want to hurt themselfs. It can make people feel better because if they feel bad and you say you look pretty it can make them feel better.