Level 11 Level 13
5 words 0 ignored
Ready to learn Ready to review
Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.
"Paper that lets the light shine through"
Symbolises hope or God.
"where a hand has written in the names and histories"
The power of words - whole lives are recorded on paper.
"this/ is what could alter things."
Even the most delicate kinds of paper can record the most important details - of family life, national borders or financial transactions.
"might fly our lives like paper kites"
Simile suggests that our lives are not always in our control, but more like kites being blown by the wind.
"how easily they fall away on a sigh,' 'turned into your skin"
The essence of human beings can outlast even things that seem permanent but have collapsed, like large buildings.