Analysis on Richard Selzers The Knife
Richard Selzers The Knife is a piece of writing with a great show of imagery. The opening paragraph,
even the opening sentence, leaves the reader in a kind of trance it leaves them wanting to uncover
what has not been
Writ 2720: Elimating Every Element Thats Not Doing Useful Work
Eliminating every element thats not doing useful work, (11)
Forms of wordiness:
The company gave me advance notice of
November 21, 2014
1) She listens to rap music, country music and swing music.
2) My mother baked chocolate cupcakes, cherry tarts and almond squares.
3) I alternate my study time betw
Ginzburg gets right to the point in the oddity of her relationship in He and I, emphasizing her
husbands rather unusual treatment towards her. Ginzburg contemplates on all the things that set
them apart and really make them different from one another. The
Analysis on James Baldwins Notes of a Native Son.
James Baldwins personal and autobiographic piece touches on his relationship with his father,
the subsequent death of his father and what follows. He seems to draw from his experiences
with his father, sho
This weeks reading reflects the thoughts of Scott Russell Sanders, with him looking back on his
fathers alcoholism and the effects it had on both himself and the people around him. There are
mentions of his father denying his addiction, compelling the peo
Turgenev approached the situation and distinction of it all realistically in his writing, opting to recount
everything he could from that day. Though initially hesitant on attending the execution, he tells it as
something he needs to uphold (like his repu
Analysis on F. Scott Fitzgeralds The CrackUp
The CrackUp is an essay by F. Scott Fitzgerald, incorporating elaborate description and
examination of his mentality and ultimately the break down the author has experienced.
After struggling to gain success an
On the Pleasure of Hating by William Hazlit
William Hazlitts On the Pleasure of Hating is a descriptive essay, containing from descriptions of his
own feelings towards a spider on his floor to human nature and why it is that we are capable of hate.
An Entrance to the Woods is a personal essay about a man (Wendell Berry) who goes out in
the wilderness to take a break from his rather municipal lifestyle. During the trip, Berry
discovers his sort of allegoric place in the woods, along with the kind of
Split at the Root by Adrienne Rich is a cautionary tale about a woman of many identities struggling
with said identities. This essay is a rather personal piece, as Rich noticeably picks herself apart.
Rich writes on growing up in a predominately Gentile c
Virginia Woolf goes into detail about an entirely different type of exploration in her personal
essay, Street Haunting: A London Adventure. She starts her story off by deciding to engage in
an adventure of sorts by leaving her house, writing that she does