David Foster Wallace And Margeret Atwood Essay

962 Words Jun 30th, 2015 4 Pages
David Foster Wallace and Margeret Atwood are two extraordinary author who wrote dozens or more books, and are well known by their peers has creative writers. David, born in February 21, 1962 went to Harvard University, and two other universities. He used to be a professor at Pomona College, where he taught English and creative writing. He was known for writing infinite jest and other dozens of non-fictional magazine pieces. Critics found his writing to be exhilarating and maddening. Similarly, Margeret Atwood is also an unbelievable writer. Born in November 18, 1939, in Ottawa, Canada; internationally well known, and award winning writer; in poetry, short -stories, and novels. Also, one of the todays leading fictional writers and a well-known controversial writer. In addition, she is not only a writer but she’s also a businesswoman and an environmental activist. Although, both authors are well known in their own filled, they have their similarities and differences; from their view of liberal education, and their view of reality. However, if one were to compare and contrast these two famous authors, one would find they have more in common, than they do individually.
During his commencement speech, to the graduating class of 2005. Wallace open with a story about two fishes. His story goes “There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says "Morning, boys. How 's the water?" And the two young…

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