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    What impact does education and literacy really have in your life? Do you need it to become someone in life? How will it follow you throughout your whole life? To make literacy part of your life you need to put hard work into your education. Education is just as important as literacy. Literacy is something that “can save your life” (Alexie 136), as Sherman Alexie would say, something that makes you feel “truly free” (X 125), as Malcolm X would express it, and something that can change your way of life entirely as Sandra Cisneros tried to tell us in her story, Straw Into Gold. Education is something that everyone needs to face the world. And teacher many times try to “wake students up to the realities of the world” (Bissinger 121), as Dorothy Fowler tried doing in Friday Night Lights.…

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    My Purpose Statement According to Yagelski (2015) ‘Comparative analysis is not just a manner of comparing two things’. The purpose of this paper is to compare, synthesize and rhetorically analyze the following two articles ‘Indian Education by Sherman Alexie and The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara. We will look at the separate ideas, themes or elements into a coherent new idea while comparing the articles. It is an in-depth understanding of the two core reading topics of importance to writer and…

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    claim that humans have complete control over everything because of certain social and political achievements of mankind. In contrast with (name), in their short stories, “The Swimmer” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” John Cheever and Ernest Hemingway propose that humans lack agency within their own lives. Cheever and Hemingway suggest the lack of agency in the lives of people by describing the apparent inevitability of situations in their protagonists’ lives, by depicting their protagonists’…

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    “Raymond’s Run”, a compelling short story written by Toni Cade Bambara which focuses in on Squeaky, a young girl who excels at running, started out conceited but grew considerate after she witnessed her mentally challenged brother, Raymond, run. She also had to keep Gretchen, her competitor, away from winning the first place prize. During the story, Squeaky became incensed when Gretchen’s clique said a few offensive remarks to Raymond, which made Squeaky want to hold the first place trophy in…

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    Raymond carver is a unique short story writer and is mostly known by students because of one of his great stories called “cathedral”. Some might say that he was the most influential writer of American short stories in the second half of the 20th century. Raymond Carver was born on may 25th, 1938 in clatskanie, Oregon. Carver had a very unique life as a child dealing with many family issues such as dealing with financial struggles, seeing his dad always leave his presence, and an unsteady…

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    William Faulkner and Ernest Hemmingway: Tone and Style William Faulkner and Ernest Hemmingway, though never meeting before, had a very interesting relationship. They both changed American literature, writing about real-life matters that changed society. No writer could match their level. Because of that, Faulkner and Hemmingway “competed” to be the better writer of the two. Despite their drastic change in style to one another, they were both strong writers who composed deep works that seem to…

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    In the past and present, students are taught the basic structure of a story: the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. This has influenced what a typical student may expect in a short story; however, many experimental and contemporary writers tend to divert from the traditional structure of short stories by restraining from a chronological plot. Lorrie Moore, also referred to as an contemporary writer born in 1957, in Glens Falls, New York, reflects this style in "…

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    “A White Heron” was written by Sarah Orne Jewett in 1886. “A White Heron” allowed Sarah Orne Jewett to reach artistic maturity. “A White Heron” was Jewett’s best known short story. Sarah Orne Jewett’s first ambition in life was to become a doctor, however her poor health had prevented this is happening. Jewett’s father would take her along with him on his medical calls to help build her strength back up. While on the trips, Jewett found her writing material. Once graduation, Jewett began…

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    a guide for nonfiction writers to perfect their craft. Zinsser emphasises the importance of simplicity when writing in order to free ones work of unnecessary clutter and hold the reader's attention. Many of the concepts discussed by Zinsser are can be seen in James Baldwin's collection of essays entitled Notes of a Native Son, which falls anything short of a boring memoir. Baldwin takes the reader on a journey as he discusses racial matters in American society, his identity as an African…

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald, American short story writer and novelist, is known for his stormy personal life and one of his famous novels The Great Gatsby. He is known as one of the famous twentieth century writers. He finished four novels and left the fifth one unfinished. He also wrote number of short stories. Some of his novels are 'Tender Is The NIght', 'This Side Of Paradise', 'The Beautiful And Damned'. His writing style was inspired by Joseph Conard. F. Scott Fitzgerald utilizes many writing…

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