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Use a colon to set off a series in a list, usually after a complete main clause. Example: The picnic supplies are ready: paper plates, napkins, utensils, cups, and ice. Use a semicolon to separate two independent clauses or to connect two clauses when one is preceded by a conjunctive adverb (however, consequently, therefore, nevertheless). Example: Everyone is ready for a picnic; however, the rain has started. Example: 1. We have a game today; we intend to win. 2. He won the battle; he lost the war.
1. We unpacked the car however we realized we didn’t bring any food for the day. 2. She made dinner for Mark using the following items salmon, curry soup, chutney, and chocolate cake. 3. I agree that today has been a long day although you have a quick day tomorrow. 4. The sun was hot the breeze was gentle. 5. Julie went to the store for some groceries milk, bread, coffee, and cheese. 6. Bonnie didn’t want to tell Jeremy the truth he was in danger.
Denotation: place two or more things close together for contrasting effect. Example Sentence: In her painting, Frida Kahlo juxtaposes culture in the U.S. and culture in Mexico.
Denotation: an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Example: 1. Chocolate was her Achilles’ heel. 2. I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio’s.
Have you ever been in a completely new environment? Maybe you’ve seen it in brochures, but what was the real experience like in person? Were you comfortable or uncomfortable? Disappointed or overjoyed?
What is an example of two cultures colliding? Can cultures collide in a good way?
DURING READING…mark the text for allusions and juxtaposition. AFTER READING…with your partner, discuss: What allusions did you mark? What is the effect of these allusions (why does the author use them)? What examples of juxtaposition did you mark? What words would you use to describe the atmosphere in the text? What can you infer is Iyer’s opinion about LA Airport as a junction for colliding worlds? To what extent does one’s cultural makeup determine the way a person views others and the world?
Choose a quote with specific syntax (repetition, hyphens, fragments, parallelism) that helps to depict voice and tone. How is the author using syntax to convey a personal voice and tone?