Love Letters - Lindsey Sowa "Love Letters"-...

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Lindsey Sowa “Love Letters”- Response Megan Foss had a purpose for writing her story Love Letters . While on the  surface this story may seem like a memoir, I think that the author wrote Love   Letters  with a different purpose. I believe this text was written with the intention  of delivering a message to readers, that our past is nothing to hide from; it shaped  who we are today. The story looks back to a time when Foss’s life was defined by  prostitution, addiction and jail time. By the end, she had evolved into successful  English teacher. Love Letters is a story of a transformation; even the one thing  that remained a constant presence in Foss’s life, writing, changed in style.  While doing time in jail, Foss’s focus was on becoming mainstreamed into  society, so that when she was released she could find a job and become a  contributing member of her community. She came to the conclusion that “people 
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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