He was carefully watched over by his wife, the British actor Rosemary Harris. This novel, and the ones I have not read yet that follow it, concern the European-American settlers of the Appalachian mountains. It celebrates the kind of work people used to have to do for food and shelter: There are natural dangers all around-- the bears are particularly present, and there is a scene with rattlesnakes that I wish I could forget.
Bookish thoughts found on Instagram: Thanks to a stranger who had decided to kiss me, I had mono. When I got to that song — track 10 — my sick body perked up.
Kendrick spits an intricate tale of loss, rapping in letter form from the perspective of two people whose siblings have died. Between each sullen verse, Kendrick sings the chorus in a static, almost alien voice: The song gave me a random surge of energy.
I suddenly felt ripe, charged with the same sense of longing Kendrick laid out so viscerally on the track.
I got further into the song, nodding my head despite the painfully swollen glands along my neck. Kendrick delivered his verses circularly, hypnotically.
They seemed to spin and spin around an elusive drain.
But then something happened. In the second verse, Kendrick took on a female persona, transforming into a prostitute who boasts about being invincible. The fury rises in his voice as he repeats: Both lyrically and sonically, it was the best part of the song. Then all of a sudden, I heard the voice lose its speed.
Second by second, it grew quieter until there was nothing but the beat left. Another verse soon started up. But it seemed the magic of the moment, of the song, was lost.
Panicked, I checked my iPod.
The volume was fine. I played the verse again, this time monitoring the volume. Again, at the zenith, the voice dipped into silence. I rewound the track and played it again.Created by Cynthia Blevins, Abilene ISD, October, , updated 1 STAAR Sample Short Answer Questions.
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