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Unformatted text preview: Jacob Ingalls ENGL 198A/ENV 100 1.29.10 The Monkey Wrench Gang / Edward Abbey In The Monkey Wrench Gang, by Edward Abbey, environmental activists are portrayed not as limpPerhaps some explanation about the term used here and how it related to environmental activists, I think this needed to be introduced first. It was ankward when the last sentence of the previous introduced the book, then you jumped to his background information. How does that significant to the main concept in the book? How does it inspire? And more importantly, inspire them to do what? You said earlier in the previous paragraph that the book was about eco-terrorism so I think its not relevant to have this. Just a suggestion! I really dont understand the structure here. The quote he said doesnt fully explain or support why the book isnt eco-terrorism. How does this contribute to the significant of Abbey and his book. Both parties didnt have anything to show the interplay between them. This particular paragraph does an excellent job in clearing some confusion that I have earlier. Maybe because you were straightforward in here-wristed tree-hugging hippies, but as rough-and-tumble outdoorsmen. The book introduces a concept that many people were and are unfamiliar with: eco-activists who do not thrive on guilt and passionate appeals, who rather take matters into their own hands in order for the beautiful American Southwest not to be despoiled by human construction. Edward Perhaps some explanation about the term used here and how it related to environmental activists, I think this needed to be introduced first. It was ankward when the last sentence of the previous introduced the book, then you jumped to his background information. How does that significant to the main concept in the book? How does it inspire? And more importantly, inspire them to do what? You said earlier in the previous paragraph that the book was about eco-terrorism so I think its not relevant to have this. Just a suggestion! I really dont understand the structure here. The quote he said doesnt fully explain or support why the book isnt eco-terrorism. How does this contribute to the significant of Abbey and his book. Both parties didnt have anything to show the interplay between them. This particular paragraph does an excellent job in clearing some confusion that I have earlier. Maybe because you were straightforward in here Abbey was born in 1927 in Indiana. He spent his much of his early life in the Appalachians, during which time he fell in love with nature. He then moved to the Four Corners region of the United States, where the corners of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah meet. It was during this time that he focused his love of nature more specifically onto a love of the American Southwest. It is said that The Monkey Wrench Gang brought about the idea of an eco-terrorist movement. It is said that The Monkey Wrench Gang brought about the idea of an eco-terrorist movement....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2010 for the course ENG 189 taught by Professor Welbeck during the Spring '10 term at Eastern Oregon.

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