Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Week 4. Post A.

euphemism (152)- an indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.

infatuated (153)- be inspired with an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for.

Significant Quote:
"When I look in the same direction, I see a girl standing in front of a red taxi, holding a cell phone. I swallow hard and then my hands start shaking. "Alexa?" I say into the phone. The girl in the driveway looks at me and nods (126)."
-This quote is important because it shows how Alexa showed up unexpectedly right when Jenny was trying to call her to cancel. Jenny got in tons of trouble from her dad for this because he thinks she disobeyed him.

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