Unformatted text preview: anybody to understand without the aid of a dictionary. From reading this, it seems that anyone can be homeless and live from the mercy of other people's trash. Reading other people's writting is always an experience, sometimes enjoyable and sometimes not so enjoyable. It always depends on the manner the author maintains you interested in the topic, be it either the tone, vocabulary or plot of the story. Eighner's choice of tone and vocabulary certainly made reading his essay enjoyable. There were no secret meanings or symbolism to decipher or difficult words which could make a reader stumble. I wouldn't say that I would use Eighner's essay as a guide for my own writting, but I did learn that a simple essay is always easier and more entertaining to read than a more complicated and elaborate one. I am certainly interested in reading more of Lars Eighner's work....
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- Spring '10
- Kate Winslet, dumpster, Lars Eighner, Waste picker