Waking up in Reality PAPER

Waking up in Reality PAPER - Ryan Wisneski AML 2600 Due:...

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Ryan Wisneski AML 2600 Due: October 8 th , 2009 Waking up in Reality In the short story “Everyday Use” written by Alice Walker, one of the main themes represented in the text is that of Identity, or a lack there of. In this short story the three main characters are all used expertly to give an insight on different views of identity and each of them shows a vastly diverse grasp of their own identities. In the story Dee’s character shows how her identity has changed due to her surroundings as she goes away to college and gets out in what she deems as the real world. She comes back asking to be called by a new name and is a completely different person. This theme of identity is evident in my story, not how I changed as a person but how my life experiences allowed my true identity to shine through. “Waking up in the morning with the new X 1023” the dj on my alarm clock screamed as the clock struck 6:10am. A sweet smell of cinnamon crept from the kitchen under my bedroom door to my nose and gave me the extra strength to drag myself out of bed and stumble to the breakfast table as if in a trance. Nothing but that syrupy goodness of French Toast could give me
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course AML 2600 taught by Professor Culp during the Fall '09 term at Tallahassee Community College.

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