Unformatted text preview: he has learned as a scavenger. Because he left out the details of how he went to college but dropped out after three years, the averagereader who lacked this background knowledge would just think that somewhere in his life, he got unlucky and feel sorry for him. However, a reader who knew this could just assume that he made a bad choice and messed up his own life and would not feel bad at all and think his suffering was brought upon himself. Through “On Dumpster Diving,” Eighner shows that he is satisfied with the lifestyle that he lives and encourages others to achieve the same....
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- Fall '07
- Personal life, dumpster, Eighner