Courtney Giaramita Homework

Tim of thee leery

You know, the more respectful way to do this is to tell the guy you’re a budding photographer and would be willing to pay him carfare and lunch money for a session and that you’d be willing to give him copies that he could use in a portfolio. If he gets creeped out by that, then this is a total invasion of his privacy. If he’s interested, you sign a release and can put it up on the web, if that’s your goal, without violating his rights. If he’s on the fence about it, he’s probably right to be because you’re not a budding photographer, you’re some horny wanker with a cameraphone. I’ve been approached like that, and a couple times (with females actually) I was flattered and gave it a shot, and a couple other times (with males actually) I was a little skeeved, or worse, and passed.

He has the right to capitalize on his looks and physique the way he chooses, if that’s what he wants to do, and—without his consent—you don’t. That goes double if capitalizing on his looks and physique is something he doesn’t want to do.

In theory the idea of posting where this iHop is and people coming in to, erm, sit on his shift, could be imagined to flatter him and please his boss; in actuality, he could be anything from scandalized to fired to endangered.

And you people saying he’s not hot look like ridiculous children, I hope you know. If he’s not your type that’s fine. But he’s buff and he’s cute and what you see walking down the street has nothing to do with it. Cute is everywhere, and we all got streets. We’re not all going “ooh, lucky you,” or “my, mustn’t she have standards”. We’re remembering the lyrics to Laura Branigan’s “Gloria”.


1.      Character- person or an animal that takes part in the action of a literary work

2.      Diction - the manner in which we express words

3.      Imagery - words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the five senses

4.      Exposition - is the introduction of a story

5.      Falling Action -     action that typically follows the climax and reveals its results

6.      Flashback - a literary device in which an earlier episode, conversation, or event is inserted into the sequence of events

7.      Point of View - the perspective, or vantage point, from which a story is told

8.      Theme -central message, concern, or purpose of a literary work

9.      Metaphor - compares or equates two or more things that have something in common, does not use like or as

10. Personification - a figure of speech in which an animal, object, force of nature, or idea is given human qualities or characteristics

11. First Person - told by a character who uses the pronoun “I”

12. Antagonist - a character or force in conflict with a main character

13. Denotation - dictionary meaning of a word, independent of other associations that the word may have

14. Mood - the feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage

15. Rising Action - the part of the plot that begins to occur as soon as the conflict is introduced

16. Resolution - is the part of the plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the outcome of the conflict

17. Foreshadowing - the author’s use of clues to hint at what might happen later in the story

18. Setting - the time and place of the action

19. Tone - a reflection of a writer’s or speaker’s attitude toward a subject of a poem, story, or other literary work

20. Simile - figure of speech that compares seemingly unlike things, using like or as

21. Alliteration - the repetition of sounds, most often consonant sounds, at the beginning of words

22. 3rd person (limited) - point of view is the point of view where the narrator uses pronouns such as “he” and “she” to refer to the characters

23. Protagonist - the main character in a literary work

24. Connotation - set of ideas associated with a word in addition to its explicit meaning

25. Plot - the sequence of events

26. Climax - point of greatest emotional intensity, interest, or suspense in the plot of a narrative

27. Conflict - the struggle between opposing forces in a story or play

28. Suspense - the growing interest and excitement readers experience while awaiting a climax or resolution in a work of literature

29. Style - the distinctive way in which an author uses language

30. Figures of Speech - used for descriptive effect, often to imply ideas indirectly

31. Oxymoron - a figure of speech that is a combination of seemingly contradictory words

32. 3rd Person Omniscient - the narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of all of the characters in the story

33. Bias – An unfair or slanted view

34. Fiction – Literature that uses the imagination

35. Nonfiction – Writing based on facts and reality

36. Fable – A story passed down through generations with a moral

37. Primary Sources – An original document pertaining to an event

38. Secondary Sources – A document that interprets an event

39. Inference – To conclude or judge from evidence

40. Implicit – Suggested information that is not directly expressed

41. Explicit – Fully or clearly expressed or demonstrated

42. Genre – A category

43. Footnote – An explanatory note at the bottom of a page, referring to a specific part of the text on the page.

44. Motif – A recurring or repeating subject or theme

45. Italicized – A style of printing where the letters slope to the right

46. Irony - the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning

47. Objective – Based upon observation from measurable facts

48. Subjective – Based upon personal opinions, assumption, beliefs, and interpretations

49.  Plagiarism – Using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author

50. Citation - When one paper explicitly refers to another paper.  Usually there is some kind of indication in the text of the paper, then the full reference is given in the bibliography.

 

 

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