Snake: Adam and Eve and Snake Essay

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S is for Snake When certain words are said there can be different meanings to that word. The exact definition and implied definition are used to help us understand those words. The word snake, is intensively defined as a long limbless reptile that has no eyelids, a short tail, and jaws that are capable of considerable extension, which comes from Old English snaca—snake; synonymous with evil, twist, poison, it’s used in a variety of stories and expressions that reveal its extensive meaning. The intensive definition of snake is puzzling but comprehensible. We define snake as a reptile, and this is its genus or larger group in which it falls in. It’s a specific kind of reptile-as the definition points out a lengthy limbless reptile, with no eyelids, a small tail, and a jaw. The easiest way to examine the set of characteristics is to define each one. Limbless is an adjective, which means having no limbs. Its opposite or antonym is limbed which means having limbs. A limb is defined as an arm or a leg. They are also distinguished by having a dry, scaly skin, and typically laying soft-shelled eggs on land. That is how you would differentiate a snake from another reptile. Since a snake can be used in different contexts, it is synonymous with evil, twist, and poison. For example, you might hear someone say, “That guy is a snake” or “don’t trust him, he’s a snake.” Which means they are not to be relied on; not dependable or trustworthy. Also, we might say “That snake can twist around your arm” that means that the reptile snake can turn and spiral on your arm. When we say, “Stay away from that snake its poisonous” it means that the snake can kill you. Snake can also mean a tool that a plumber uses to clean out drains. For example, “the plumber used a snake to unclog the drain in the bathroom.” We use the word snake equally in stories and everyday discussions. The stories, which involve a snake, are still used to this day. The story of Adam and Eve show how evil the sinister snake Satan was. Satan, the devil came to the Garden of Eden. Satan told Eve she should eat the fruit off the tree of good and evil. Eve had told him that Adam and God told her not too. Satan said the fruit…