Homework Exercise 1.4.2

Homework Exercise 1.4.2 - Writing the Essay: Science...

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Writing the Essay: Science September 20, 2005 11:00-12:15 P.M Section 34 Homework Exercise 1.4.2 John Henry Newman’s “Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill, ” Lewis Thomas’ “The Corner of the Eye,” and Oliver Sacks “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” have helped me understand interpretation better, not only in my studies, but also in the real world. I liked Sacks’ short story a lot. It is what I think is a true story and it helped me see that not everyone is the same as me when it comes down to seeing something. The man in the story for sure had something wrong with his head and he didn’t see everything in a way that we would call “normal.” It shows how interpretation is very much one’s own personal view of things and that everyone has their own personal interpretation. This is not only a truth physically, as seen in “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” but also is true emotionally. Everyone has their own personal emotions and these emotions may be aroused when seeing a picture or an object. When I see the
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course WRIT V40. 0100 taught by Professor Turner during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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