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76100 Dr. Di Prete 2007.09.17 A paragraph summary of Chabon’s “Solitude and the Fortress of Youth” Michael Chabon has a talent in absorbing readers’ attention to his viewpoint. Anyone who read his essay “solitude and the Fortress of Youth” will buy in his argument and review such teenage crimes approaching with a different perspective. The composition writing is set up in three steps to make his point: Admitting the ugly nature of human, repelling the worries of a teenager’s temptation to reflecting on the nature, and re- evaluating the effect of a work of imagination and its benefit to a teenager. Reporting a student’s expulsion case in San Francisco, Chabon begins displaying the media’s attempt to focus on the work of violent and nasty arts, which the student produced was considered as a cause of a possible murder scene. Then, he critiques those who align teenagers’ work of
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Unformatted text preview: imagination to a cause of actual disasters by identifying such ugly nature in the First Amendment where “all the worst impulses of humanity: toward repression, brutality, intolerance and fear” is stipulated, and “profound disenchantment about groups of human beings acting as government, court systems, arimies, state religions and bureaucracies” reveals, ludicrously. He deems the human nature as supposed to spread and share human creations because human imagination, especially teenager’s, needs to be fed for living in a “fortress of solitude.” Chabon regards the distribution of art, if somewhat troubled, as more natural than any kind of human behavior. Finally, he makes his point as he supports that being exposed to the dark side of imagination accounts for accepting his nature with confidence and preventing an actual scene....
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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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