Unformatted text preview: There were almost eight hundred pages of written text and four hundred of captioned line drawings.” I found this passage to be difficult solely because I had no idea what she was talking about. I couldn’t understand whom the people, places, and cultures were. I also saw no relation what so ever to the baseball cards story. It took me a couple times of reading this before I could read it without losing concentration from lack of interest. Because I had little or no background on these people and places, none of this meant anything to me. I did my best to handle and understand this passage by just rereading it over and over and also thinking back to high school history where I learned some things on the Inca empire. It would have been even more difficult if I didn’t have that little bit of background, in which case I could have researched online about the people and places....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EN 101 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '07 term at Quinnipiac.
- Fall '07