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Theme Thursdays [Synonyms] – 13Oct11

Theme Thursdays

Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event that will be open from one thursday to the next. Anyone can participate in it. The rules are simple:

  • A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)
  • Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are reading
  • Mention the author and the title of the book along with your post
  • It is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)
    Ex: If the theme is KISS; your sentence can have “They kissed so gently” or “Their lips touched each other” or “The smooch was so passionate”

This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors.

All the themes for this month are published in advance and this week’s theme is

SYNONYMS (Pick 2 snippets that have a synonym i.e. if one sentence has KID the other should have CHILD or BABY or INFANT etc.)

My THURSDAY THEME for SYNONYMS is here. Pick the word, search for its meaning in google or thefreedictionary.com (as needed) and then look for a snippet with it. This was a tough one, that is till I found STAY 🙂

“And I don’t know why he let me stay.”

They had to, since their cars were here, so he and Ted had split up before settling in to wait. And wait. And wait.

Taken from “The Best of Me” By Nicholas Sparks

Themes for the month of October:

20th Oct 2011 – RHYMES (Pick 2 snippets that have rhyming words i.e if one sentence has RAIN the other should have CHAIN or VAIN or SPAIN etc.)

27th Oct 2011 – ENDING WORDS (Pick 2 snippets that have matching last 2 words i.e if one sentence has WIFE the other should have LIFE or KNIFE etc)

Leave a comment here with a link to your post. Do make sure to visit and comment on other Theme Thursdays.



13 Responses

  1. I love Nicholas Sparks but have never read this one.

  2. challenging today

  3. Very challenging today! I cheated a little….my synonyms are different “tenses.”

    Here’s mine: http://snowconnections.wordpress.com/2011/10/13/thursday-sparks-themes-oct-13/

  4. Haven’t read that Sparks book. Great choice for this week!
    This one took me a little longer to find compared to last week.
    Here’s mine: http://www.booksandbarks.com/2011/10/theme-thursday_13.html

  5. […] Thursdays is an interesting meme hosted by Reading Between Pages.  It basically works like […]

  6. What a fun meme! I was very surprised at how many synonyms I found!

  7. I love Nicholas Sparks, can’t wait to read The Best of Me

  8. I have a Nicholas Sparks on the TBR pile (for the Books Won Challenge).

  9. Very good … mine is from The Night Circus … This is such a fun meme.

    Here is mine

  10. Have linked up mine – here it is also: http://myrandrspace.blogspot.com/2011/10/its-saturday-this-weeks-memes.html
    My first time participating – it is tough though to find words like this!

  11. I’m very late this week but I kept forgetting to look for synonyms…
    But here it is: http://tantoslivrostaopoucotempo.blogspot.com/2011/10/theme-thursday-sinonimos.html

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