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76100 Dr. Di Prete 2007.09.21 Annotation on “Solitude and the Fortress of Youth” Paragraph 1-2: Chabon introduces a newspaper column to issue a public view on a work of art that is unpleasant and disturbing. He also reports the result of this incident in which the charged student who wrote the violent, obscene stories were freed of any criminal accusation. Paragraph 3: He voided the opinions of those who aligned the student to the criminals of actual killing such as the Columbine mass-murderer. He also indicated the attempt to restrict the expression of a student was against the First Amendment. Paragraph 4: He sheds light on the human nature as rather violent and brutal, the destructive impulses and explains how unnatural and hypocritical the account of behaviors to hide those traits. Paragraph 5-6: He evidences his argument by revealing the lack of human’s systemized control listed in the First Amendment. Then, he compares the spirit in the Bill of Rights
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Unformatted text preview: to teenager’s. [connection BOR to teenager] Paragraph 7: He portrays how teenagers shape their youth with imagination and connects a human mind to “a fortress.” Paragraph 8-9: He illustrates his youth, how he has grown up with arts—though secular and flippant as it may be—, and how he began to cherish and feed others with it. Also, he brings up the idea of how sharing imagination—confederates, he calls—is important for his mental health. Paragraph 10: He supports the positive effect of working on art as it will prevent an actual catastrophe. Paragraph 11: Chabon urges people to accept the ugly side of human nature in confidence so that they can step up. punitive Setup of Chabon’s essay 1) unconstitutional 2) human nature: feel rage, anger, and destructive impulses....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGLISH 76100 taught by Professor Lynch during the Fall '07 term at Carnegie Mellon.

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