Vote for List #9 – ONLY SEVEN WORDS TO CHOOSE Mr Moshé January 22, 2013 Vote for List #9 – ONLY SEVEN WORDS TO CHOOSE2013-01-22T10:00:09-05:00 Starting Off 14 Comments Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. Related Posts Read to Strategize Notes 8 Reasons Why Gum Has No Place in the Classroom
Definition: Any tailed amphibian of the order Caudata, having a soft, moist, scaleless skin, typically aquatic as a larva and semiterrestrial as an adult
Sentence: “The salamander devours his tail.” ( Bradbury pg 79)
Kerosene – noun – A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained by distilling petroleum, bituminous shale, or the like, and widely used as a fuel, cleaning solvent, etc.; Highly flammable.
Sentence- “With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world, the blood pounded in his head, and his hands were the hands of some amazing conductor playing all the symphonies of blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history.” (Bradbury, 3)
Hearth -Noun – The floor of a fireplace. (Bradbury, 1)
Title of Part One – The hearth and the salamander.
For the definition of Alkaline you cant have the word in the definition so make sure you define the term Alkali which is- A substance having highly basic properties; strong base
Sieve-(Bradbury, 69) Not sure for which one.
Marcelo . . . You rock!!!
Definition: deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable.
Sentence: “The engine slammed to a stop. Beatty, Stoneman, and Black ran up the sidewalk, suddenly odious and fat in their plump fireproof slickers.” (Bradbury, 35)
Definition: Having the properties of or containing an alkali
Sentence: (Page 26)
“Montag swallowed. ‘Its calculators can be set to any combination, so many amino acids, so much sulfur, so much butterfat and alkaline. Right?'” (Bradbury, 26).
Def.- intense heat,intensity of emotion.
Sentence- “In all the rush and fervor, Montag had only had an instant to read a line, but it blazed in his mind for the next minute as if stamped there with fiery steel. (Bradbury 37)”
Imperceptibly– (Adj) very slight, gradual, subtle
Sentence- “And if the muscles of his jaw stretched imperceptibly, she would yawn long before he would.( Bradbury 11)”
A hard fatty substance made from rendered animal fat, used in making candles and soap.
Personal clue= fat
“He felt his smile slide away, melt, fold over and down on itself like a tallow skin, like the stuff of a fantastic candle burning too long and now collapsing and now blown out.” (??????)
Synonyms – Screen; Strain
Def.- An instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom, used for separating coarse from fine parts of loose matter, for straining liquids, etc., especially one with a circular frame and fine meshes or perforations.
“Once as a child he had sat upon a yellow dune by the sea in the middle of the blue and hot summer day, trying to fill a sieve with sand, because some cruel cousin had said, ” Fill this sieve and you’ll get a dime!” (???????)
“Now as the vacuum underground rushed him through the dead cellars of town, jolting him, he remembered that terrible logic of that sieve, and he looked down and saw that he was carrying the Bible open.” (???????)
“There were people in the suction train but he held the book in his hands and the silly thought came to him, if you read fast and read all, maybe some of the sand will stay in the sieve.” (?????)
“His hands were tired, the sand was boiling, and the sieve was empty.” (??????)
Again, we need referenced pages for these.
def- to make a dull, continued, low, monotonous sound; hum; buzz.
sent- “The flutter of the cards, motion in hands, of eyelids, the drone of the time voice in the fire house ceiling.” (??????)
Would someone post the page reference for this term, please.
Also, I need you all to capitalize according to the rules of Standard Edited American English. Otherwise we can just throw out all hope of being able to clearly communicate from this point on.