Tissue Quotes

  • Created by: LFreeland
  • Created on: 07-09-18 16:36
'Paper that lets the light shine through'
(Language) (Metaphor) Light is a metaphor for truth and God
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'the back of the Koran'
(Language) (Religious Imagery)
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'smoothed and stroked and turned'
(Language) (Tactile Verbs) Reflects how sacred the text is that everyone want to have them eg. money (Gentle Verbs) Reflects how important some documents are eg. The Koran
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'the sun shines through'
(Language) (Symbolism) Reflects how powerful nature is that it can shine through/overcome the paper we have created
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'maps'
(Language) An example of how humans try to control nature
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'Fine slips from grocery shops'
(Language) References receipts to show how all aspects of our lives are controlled by paper. You can't even eat without using paper
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'Might fly our lives like paper kites'
(Language) (Similie) It seems like paper has control over our lives but in reality we have no control like when flying a kite- something could happen at any moment. (Childlike Imagery) Shows the lack of control we have like a child
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'turned into your skin'
(Language/Structure) (Metaphor/One Line Stanza) Highlights how fragile human power is
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Card 2

Front

'the back of the Koran'

Back

(Language) (Religious Imagery)

Card 3

Front

'smoothed and stroked and turned'

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

'the sun shines through'

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

'maps'

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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