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A Closed Reading on "The Cask of Amontillado"

Blood is thicker than Water: Family Ideals, Justice, and Murder

Montresor, a precarious man with a frivolous sense of justice, vows and accomplishes an act of retribution against his friend – Fortunato – for simply making disparaging remarks towards him. 668 more words

Impromptu Figurative Language Lesson

It is getting to be the that time of the year when the birds are singing, the sap is rising, and school children are rapidly focusing less and less on the lessons planned. 180 more words

Um, no...But yes, absolutely

Frances: Sarcasm — isn’t that just lying? (Nov. 17/17)

People with ASD can experience difficulty with figurative language. What I have discovered is that “not understanding” can, in a sense, mean “just getting to the bottom line” of the matter with Frances.

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#SOL18: March 2

The waning days of February brought back thinking about how March would begin . . .

and how it would end . . .

The lion . 285 more words

March Challenge

Knots On A Counting Rope By Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault

This story is about a grandfather and his boy. The grandfather tells his grandson the story of the time he was born, up until he had to overcome one of his biggest fears. 116 more words


They sit at the table before me, these two boys, with their books open.

The book’s too hard for them. I know this. But they’re fifth-graders now, having been in intervention groups since first grade, and this is a book they really want to read.  1,060 more words

Fran Haley

Free write

after she left that morning
i hung on the wall much
like the naked wood of the mop.

no bucket and dying of thirst,
i waited there for her until… 22 more words