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  • 1. Your Word Opposites (what the word is not) ordrd Images that the Word Inspires WordWord Etymology: Where does the word Come from? History: How has the word changed over time? Metaphors that the Word Suggests Quotes about the word Categories: Are there different types of this word? Usage: How do/ should we use it?
  • 2. ESCAPE capture, maintenance, stay ordrd Houdini, escape, keyboard, prison WordWord 1200s...leaving a pursuer with your cape Used as a mental state in 1853. Escape clause in 1945. narrow escape, by the skin of their teeth, it escapes me, fly the coop “We feel free when we escape, even if it be from the frying pan to the fire.” Eric Hoffer from pursuers, from myself, from confinement, from “the rules” Ex. “The desire for this escape is a healthy one
  • 3. What word should I choose? meh n00b twerk slang hacker nag hater contentious justice freedom moral big ideas drone surveillance Obamacare words in the news hunger fire Nature multiple meanings educated fitness birthday Connection to my life
  • 4. Your Word Opposites (what the word is not) ordrd Images that the Word Inspires WordWord Etymology: Where does the word Come from? History: How has the word changed over time? Metaphors that the Word Suggests Quotes about the word Categories: Are there different types of this word? Usage: How do/ should we use it?