Good Readers And Good Writers By Vladimir Nabokov

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Without art, earth is just “eh”. People have many interesting ways of expressing themselves to the world, it can vary from grand art work to as simple as the tone one uses, either way both portrays a message. Everyone is unique in his or her own ways, therefore, there is no right way to convey individual personal thoughts. The idea of self-expression is important because it allows one to gain a deeper and more meaningful relationships with others. Also, it allows individuals to discover his or her inner worth, therefore, allowing them to gain more insight and confidence on given challenges that life throws. Everyone has their own individual voice that defines them, although when verbal communication fails to present one’s intended message, …show more content…
Finding voice is a very difficult thing to do, and it needs to be practiced and studied. Often what limits one’s voice are other people and the societal expectations of the time. For example, in the essay “Good Readers and Good Writers” by Vladimir Nabokov, leaves the readers with an overall message of how one should ignore the criticisms of their work and try a new approach by finding different critics that will actually appreciate their work. This is a good step to take in finding a person’s voice because others should not be given the power to limit individual’s opinions on certain situations. On the other hand, in certain situations limitations cannot be removed, which was proved in Virginia Woolf’s book excerpt “In search of a Room of One’s Own” because it broke past the fictional predisposition of how women were idealized in the 16th century by identifying the truth behind the inequality women faced, which led to their lack of expression in society. Woolf highlights the fact that there were no stories or books written by women in the 1600s, and that even the stories about women were all written by men. With this being true, women’s lives were being glamourized within fictional characters that mirrored into the image of strong independent women and with “a person of the utmost importance” (para 3). Woolf wants the reader to gain information on people should not take all the stories written …show more content…
those who have fought for their rights... their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated” said by Malala Yousafzai, an activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Women had to fight against oppression in order to be heard. Many sacrifices were made in order for this to happen, emphasizing how important it is for people to be able to allow their voices to be heard. Music impacts people’s voices because it is a way of expression to show what they believe in. Thus proving verbal ways of communication will only go so far, and one will need to adapt into using non-verbal techniques in order to succeed in finding a deeper understanding of one’s

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