He uses a Kenneth Burke quote, explaining research to be like a conversation that has been going on long before you entered and will continue long after you leave, to show that both conversations and writing have gotten our civilisations to where they are by spreading ideas.
As this quote is said it gives me the impression that there will always be more to learn through the conversations that are spoken between people and the writings that we share with people everyday. It also shows me that knowing about the past will …show more content…
He believes that if you are able to identify the issue and the situation in the conversation then you are able to frame good questions and thoughts. Having the questions in mind, allow the continuation of learning among all people whether based on that topic or not. I do have to agree with him on this, because with out good questions the conversation would just “die” and people would go on their ways with out learning anything.
Greene also brings up framing in detail. He uses the metaphor of taking a picture and blurring out the unimportant details, which emphasises the memory, he wants to capture. He talks about how is sets the stage for writing and developing ideas but still having detail. Framing is a technique that I think we all use but are not aware of. We all have the ability to remember something in detail, but it is the details that we remember by how we frame the