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    Does anyone by any chance have an annotations or notes or opening worlds on their computer that I can use or does anyone know where to find them as I have to annotate a few stories from opening worlds by finding it hard to make any points

    Something like the line commentary on this thread is what I am looking for


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    I just found this example for Train Of Rhodesia

    2 little brick station Together with the ‘grey mud huts’, the ‘grey tin house’ and the
    endless dust, this image lays emphasis on the isolation and poverty
    the area.

    3 venders Craftsmen who sell their wares - crude carved animals – to those
    wealthier travellers who pass through the village.

    6 skin stretched Again, the idea of poverty, but also the litheness and energy of the
    like parchment native Africans

    8 kraal an Afrikaans word indicating an enclosure for animals. The use
    of a local word gives an authentic feel to the story. It may also suggest an
    enclosed people, denied the freedom of movement represented by the train. BUT….

    9 sand…sea…sky This impressionistic collage gives their world a sense of space and life.
    But have they any energy left? Or have they been entirely subjugated to a
    lifestyle in which carving wooden animals for tourists is their only means of support?

    13 They waited Notice how the author insists on the idea of time being suspended.
    The sense of anticipation is made greater by the way this line is isolated from the rest of the paragraph.

    I need something like that (obviously that is just a sample for the first few lines) for all the stories?

    Anyone know where I can find it or has notes on it?
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