From Silence to Words: Understanding One's Voice Through Close Reading
In English, it still maintains some of these meaning as most modern dictionaries define silence as the condition or quality of being or keeping still and silent, the absence of sounds, stillness or as a period of time without speech or noise.
Mark up the pages; fill the margins.
This is because, as human beings, we are prone to strenuous activities that are brought about in our day to day life – for instance at the workplace, in our homes, in sports and other general co-curriculum activities. Also, human beings are surrounded by strenuous events such as ailments, loss of loved ones, relationship breakups, family disputes and so forth. All these stress related issues play a big role in bringing one down; simply, they are exhausting for an individual to bear alone.
Norris, Kathleen. The Noonday Demon: A modern woman’s struggle with soul weariness. Oxford: Lion, 2009. Print.
Sasson, Remez. Meditation: Inner peace, bliss and silence. New York: Jossey-Bass, 2010. Print.