Golden Lines

1. “ At first, it was hard to see , but little by little silhouettes appeared against the sky: the curve of a tree trunk, the dark square of the grocery store ahead, and above us, and above us , the old mans mountain, raising its head to the sky. It was almost a shock to see it there.” – I chose this paragraph because it revisits a setting talked about “ only in Hollis Pictures”, like a shock and a big relief from memory. Her dream was realized. Also this makes Hollis excited because this is the first place she is happy at. P.G. 89


1. “It’s a gift , he said, “ to draw things the way they are I sat very still. No won had ever said that to me before.” This interests me because you can tell people were never kink to Hollis, so she is surprised by simple compliments and praises like this. P.G.


1. So there are five of us now. A mother, a Father, a brother, and 2 sisters. A family.” I chose that because Hollis sees her in a family she loves that she has not been in a very long time. P.G. 166


1. So there are five of us now. A mother, a Father, a brother, and 2 sisters. A family.” I chose that because Hollis sees her in a family she loves that she has not been in a very long time. P.G. 166


rest of lines

1. “It’s your world, it belongs to you. She ran her pencil through her hair, separating the thick strands. Drawing is what you see of the world, truly see.” I chose that because it is Hollis being tell how to write in her own way of what she sees.


1. “I had looked into her eyes ones, just the quickest look, and I have seen that she felt sorry for me, that she didn’t know what to do with me. To bad for you mustard women.” I chose this because Hollis acts like she don’t care. P.G 6


1. “I had looked into her eyes ones, just the quickest look, and I have seen that she felt sorry for me, that she didn’t know what to do with me. To bad for you mustard women.” I chose this because Hollis acts like she don’t care. P.G 6