Thursday, December 20, 2007

week 3 post A

Prospector- n. One who explores an area for mineral deposits or oil.(33)

Creosote- noun 1. an oily liquid having a burning taste and a penetrating odor, obtained by the distillation of coal and wood tar, used mainly as a preservative for wood and as an antiseptic.
2. coal-tar creosote.
–verb (used with object) 3. to treat with creosote.(35)

An emerging theme of the book would be safety, there are many moments where the main characters are in unsafe predicaments like when Jeanette falls out of the car.


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