Friday, December 28, 2007
Post A #9
stow- to put away, as in a safe or convenient place (pg.155)
devised- to form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive(pg.157)
I pretended not to notice him. Not because I had anything against him, but because my heart and my trust were being in the process of collapsing. And that collapse created a vacuum in my chest. Like every nerve in my body was withering in, pulling away from my fingers and toes. Pulling back and disappearing.(pg.159-160)
I think that this part could be a few things, but what I found to be the most fitting is it being a simile. It talks about the chest collapsing and "like" every nerve in my body was withering. It uses the word like to compare it to something.