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Luis E. Molina Professor Wenzell English 115-13 23 February 2011 HW 9 1. a)  The point of Ehrenreich’s experiment is to determine how normal day to  day people with normal jobs make ends meet.  b)  I think she was trying to  learn a different perspective on the working class, not just by reading  statistics but by writing through actual experience.  What I have learned  from her as a reader is that no matter how bad you think your job is, there  is always a worse one.  c)  I find her approach more effective because it  comes directly through hands on experience.  Granted she only did this for  a short period of time, she wrote through actual events that directly  occurred in her life at this time. 2. a)  In the opening description of Jerry’s she is trying to paint a picture for  you.  She uses very descriptive words to make you feel as if you are  walking through the restaurant.  It makes you feel dirty and sticky; almost  uncomfortable.  The description of customers is once again painting a  picture of all the different groups of customers that she encounters on a  day to day basis.  It only talks negatively about the customers.  The 
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customer’s job is to come in, eat, and pay.  They see them as the enemy 
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