Dumpster Diving

Dumpster Diving - Jon Kidd English Composition Boyle There...

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Jon Kidd English Composition Boyle There are many disgusting and uncouth actions that people take to stay alive. One of these happens to be dumpster diving. One expert dumpster diver is Lars Eighner who includes his experiences with the “dirty deed” in an essay named “On Dumpster Diving”. Almost stranger than the very act of dumpster diving is the way in which Eighner phrases his paper. It is set up as more of a guidebook for up-and-coming “divers” than as a narrative and relays the ground rules, cautions, and history of dumpster diving to the reader. “On Dumpster Diving” delves deep into Eighner’s personality, and paints a perfect picture of the strange person its author is. Eighner begins the essay giving his reader the history of the word dumpster . This is not something that the average person would think about, and immediately allows the reader to peek into parts of Eighner’s personality. Immediately, it is known that the narrator is an eccentric; the kind of person everyone purposely looks away from when he
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