Exercise 2.3.2

Exercise 2.3.2 - I enjoy the story a lot, not only because...

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October 25, 2005 Writing the Essay: Science 11:00-12:15 Exercise 2.3.2 I now understand why Oliver Sacks chose to write “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat”. It wasn’t because he decided to choose an everyday case of his and write about it. It was because this case was very peculiar and he only saw it happen rarely, if not at all. Sacks decided to write this because it was a case that may only come once in a lifetime and it was a case that he wouldn’t forget and he knew that his readers would probably not forget a story like this. If Sacks did not have a case like this, I think that he would have never written this. I now understand that this story is a very rare story and it is good that Sacks wrote it.
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Unformatted text preview: I enjoy the story a lot, not only because of the idea of it, but Sacks prose and composition is also good. I understand this story a little bit more and more after I write essays about the different aspects of it. This essay that we will have to write becomes a little clearer to me, after doing this too. I now see that we have to find the innate qualities of the paper and try to manipulate into our own essay. We have to try to make something out of it by using the evidence in our chosen essay. In order to write a good essay, we must be able to understand the essay we chose is our foundation in the fullest way that we can. Doing exercises like this help us use the essay better in our own essay....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CONWEST 101 taught by Professor Arcilla during the Fall '08 term at NYU.

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