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The Struggles of Choosing a Topic

My first draft was about my cat and her injury of jumping on the wood stove. This was a good story, but it did not really tell the reader anything about myself except for the fact that I love cats. … Continue reading

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Digital Story Difficulties

I have definitely not been having an easy time with my digital story in this class. Originally, I was going to have it be about my life back at home and adjusting to life here at school. However, I really … Continue reading

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The Value of Work

Out of the readings we had this week, Digging by Andre Dubus resonated with me the most. While reading this essay, I couldn’t help but think of my father. I had a similar relationship to my dad as Dubus did … Continue reading

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Recurring Theme: Honest Work

In “Digging”, Andre Dubus writes about his distanced relationship with his father and living inside his own head versus what he truly experienced. All his life, Andre Dubus has been pushed around by people. As a schoolboy, bullies pushed Andre … Continue reading

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