ASSIGNMENT # 1
HOW I WROTE THE MOTH ESSAY AND WHY
Annie Dillard is opposed to “writing personally” because she feels that one may be too caught in themselves “The danger is that you’ll get lost in the contemplation of your wonderful self “When Dillard writes, she wants the reader to connect with the meaning of her passage rather than writing a hidden meaning. Now that Dillard has become a more experience writer, she herself avoids these pitfalls fairly well. However, she claims that in her earlier years she was a more interested in showing off. QUESTION # 2
According to Dillard, what’s the value to a writer of keeping a journal? I never in my live I wrote a diary in fear that someone will read especially, but for an author contributes to their abilities to write in general, and it underlies an interest in poetry and creative writing which waits a quieter time in their life for fulfillment. In addition, I consider that journal writing and keeping it for them is also a tool for themselves-discovery, an aid to concentration, a mirror for the soul, a place to generate and capture ideas, a safety valve for the emotions, a training ground for the writer, and a good friend
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