An Analysis Of Joyce Oates Life After High School

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Every college student has their own opinion on the choice of selections that they are forced to read. Depending on each person and what interests them, a story can be enjoyable or even uninteresting. Also, depending on the religious background, a story might even be offensive in some ways. Every person has their own opinion about reading in general. The four selections, “Life after High School”, “A Rose for Emily”, “A Jury of Her Peers”, and “Bartleby the Scrivener”, all have different reason for being included in my text book.
The story “Life after High School” by Joyce Oates was very interesting. The plot structure of this story is a good example of how complex a plot can be. In the beginning, the story is introduced with the scene right
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This story is very interesting because it conveys emotion, trust, and facts of a critical investigation. The content and strategy of the investigation shows the reader how interesting the relationships of each character can be. The strategy of writing used by Glaspell convinces the readers of realism and emotions in this story. I feel as if the emotions and writing strategies used in this selection are great examples to learn from. Learning to digest context clues from a story such as this is great practice for future references that I will face. The plot of this story is similar to what I will have to deal with in my upcoming literature classes. Learning how to interpret the content of a story, such as this, is great …show more content…
The story is conducted with a theme of carelessness and sharing. This selection is surrounded by pressure of doing good deeds and having a conscious heart. The lawyer shows the readers the ways her used in helping out his clients. This story is an important selection in my textbook because it interprets the language of writing in a unique way. Similar to “A Jury of Her Peers”, the content exposes information differently than basic stories. The different clients faced by the lawyer show how the emotions and actions of an individual can change how they are treated in the end. Selections like this one are very important when in a first year composition class because it prepares us for the upcoming research papers about subjects of this matter. The conclusion of this story came as an “eye-opener” in the reality of forgiveness and giving. This story is a great

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