Monthly Archives | February 2020

Deep thinker 1.6

Source: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews page 133 Quote: “Mr. McCarthy is one of the only reasonable teachers at Benson. He’s on the young side and seems somehow immune to the life-crushing qualities of high school.” Context: This is the first sentence of chapter 17. Basically at Gregs school, everyone loves this teacher. […]

Deep Thinker 1.5

Source: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews Page 131 Quote: “I don’t want to sound condescending, so I’m not going to say anything else, except that it is literally impossible to imagine a thing dumber than sports. So I didn’t really share any interests with anyone. More to the point, I’d be […]

Climbing Into Another Person’s Skin

By telling Scout to “climb into another persons skin” Atticus is saying to see things from someone else’s perspective. You meet all kinds of people in this world. People with different opinions, a lot of them being opinions you might not be very fond of. But by seeing things from another person’s perspective you can […]

“There is not always a good guy” -The first story

If there is no lesson to learn, that’s the exact lesson we learn. By a story not teaching you something, you learn that some things in life, you won’t get anything out of  it. You can go into a situation expecting so much out of it, only to come out of it disappointed. Sometimes in […]

Deep Thinker 1.4

Source: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews Page 130 Quote: “Mom usually watched disapprovingly while this happened she thought we would want the footage for later, and also, while she tolerated the smoking, at the same time she wasn’t exactly the biggest fan but she let us do  it, because we didn’t give […]

Word Nerd 1.12

Source: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews Page 126 Context: “psychotic fake-German-speaking Spanish conquistador…” In their words: one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century. https://www.dictionary.com/browse/conquistador?s=t   In my words: An individual who conquers or takes over a country In pictures: 

Where I’m From

Me and my family are from all over the place. My mom grew up in New Mexico and later moved to Utah as a teen. My dad lived in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho as a kid and moved came out to Utah when he started in the military and wanted to go to college. Like […]

Word Nerd 1.11

Source:  Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews Page 84 Context: ‘The young nihilists,’ Dad called us.” In their words: an extreme form of skepticism: the denial of all real existence or the possibility of an objective basis for truth. https://www.dictionary.com/browse/nihilism?s=t In my words:  belief that all values are baseless and that […]

Word Nerd 1.10

Source:  Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews Page 67 Context: “…any of his trademark rage-expressing mannerisms, such as his feet…” In their words: a habitual or characteristic manner, mode, or way of doing something; distinctive quality or style, as in behavior or speech https://www.dictionary.com/browse/mannerisms In my words: A habit specific to you In […]

Word Nerd 1.9

Source:  Me and Earl and the Dying Girl By Jesse Andrews Page 31 Context: “Mom: entering room as Greg conspicuously shuts his computer.” https://www.dictionary.com/browse/conspicuously In their words: easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable In my words: Obvious actions In pictures:  

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