What's the Matter with Hatter? As the title obviously implies, it's an adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.
An evening with Amy Krouse Rosenthal brownpapertickets. I know it's been a really long time since I wrote anything on here.
I suppose that almost anyone reading this knows that I've been "talking" on Facebook rather than here. It seems I can't really do both.
So for those of you who enjoy my comments or essayettes, please look for them on my Facebook page. This website will be useful for biographical information and news about books and events and recipes, though, so I hope you're come over and visit sometimes.
And thank you for your interest and support. December 20, I have gotten lots of wonderful Christmas presents in my life. I suppose I'm typical in remembering most strongly the gifs of childhood: Also the time I got the teddy bear I called Hope, whom I still have.
But the other day I got another wonderful gift. I awakened in the morning to the adoring gaze of my golden, Homer, who'd gotten up on the bed during the night and was stretched out alongside me with his head on a pillow.
It made me laugh out loud, which made him thump his tail. I came downstairs and got a cup of coffee, then went into my study to work, and it started to snow. It was the kind of snow that looked like someone had torn up lace, and it drifted down slowly and so beautifully for hours.
After I finished working, I went to our little downtown to get some shopping done, and coming down the street was a sleigh being pulled by a team of horses wearing jingle bells.
The sleigh had wheels, which was a good thing, given that the snow hadn't stuck. Outside one store was a group of carolers wearing old fashioned clothes: I have to tell you I devastated when I learned there was no Santa.
I remember sitting out on the curb knee to knee with my best friend Cathy, saying, "Well, maybe there's no Santa Claus, but there is definitely an Easter Bunny. No one would make that up!
Even if they girls would deny being innocent, even if they would resent being called innocent, that is how they looked. This concert was a fundraiser, and in the lobby there were gingerbread cookies lying on a paper plate, ginger men and ginger ladies, so many it looked like a small nation, and they were only five dollars.
I bought them before the concert started and brought them in with me so they could hear too. I sat behind some teenage girls, and one was fooling around with the another's hair the whole time, carefully laying this strand over that and the effect was really very relaxing.
It reminded me of my friend Phyllis, who used to pay her neices a quarter to mess around with her hair--gently!M.N. Dhalla: History of Zoroastrianism () NOTE: This text is also available as epub and pdf documents. Dastur Dhalla was high priest of the Parsis as well as a trained scholar.
In this popular book he assembles quotations found throughout Zoroastrian literature. Presented chronologically according to the source literature, they present the story of a religion in evolution.
Types of Descriptive Phrases “Good Phrases” can be broken down into: Idioms; Similes; Metaphors; Personification. Idioms. An idiom is an expression of words whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements.
50 Metaphor Examples for Kids. May 16, by Elizabeth Baxter. If you spend time around young children, you know they are full of questions. Why is the sky blue?
How many clouds are there? What is he doing? Adults spend a lot of time teaching children about the world around them.
Unfortunately, the Be bug reporting system strips off the names of the people who report the bugs (to protect them from retribution!?) and so I don't know who wrote this. Personification: good for writing not weather. Leah McClellan. But even though personification makes for good writing, nature doesn’t have emotions or intention. Wind and waves and storms are functions of atmospheric conditions, and you don’t have to be a meteorologist to understand the basics. Why Write a Short Story? May 07, · How to write english small letters "A Cactus Makes A Good Friend" Personification and Science Writing - Duration: clarkistangirl 1, views. All About Clouds for Kids.
You could even try to write some simple metaphor . Personification is when you give human qualities or abilities to an object or animal.
It is a literary tool that adds interest and fun to a poem or story. It is a literary tool that adds interest and fun to a poem or story.
Personification is one of the most commonly used and recognized literary devices. It refers to the practice of attaching human traits and characteristics with inanimate objects, phenomena and animals.
Personification is a figurative language technique where an object or idea is given human characteristics or qualities. In other words, using our language, we make an object or idea do something that usually is only done by people.
With personification speakers and writers make the object or idea like a person and, hence, they personify it.