“Take the F” by Ian Frazier In the essay "Take the F" by Ian Frazier he writes about the experiences he had living in Brooklyn. He talks about a lot of topics such as city life, diversity, travel. He shares his moments while he was in Brooklyn. In the essay he talks about the people he was surrounded by, the things he did and places he went. He talks his experience of moving into a different place. According to him, in his time, people used to describe their place according to the subway line near them. He describes a lot about the F train, which he often rode in and out of Manhattan. He described the diversity of people in New York City which he sees everyday on the train. One thing that I liked in the essay is the similar experience that I and Ian Frazier had. .I can relate to this because I myself take the F train and I see many people going different places. Coming in and out of the F train and get the similar feeling that Ian Frazier did in his experience. One more thing that I liked about the essay is the clear description of moments he had in the train. He described about person, building, streets and many more and they are full of imagery. Also about the wide ethnic mix. Even things that wasn’t very pleasing. He talks about violence too. He tells about seeing a woman pull a knife. Then goes on to talk about women who talked about slapping someone silly and putting them into the hospital. He also mentions how he moved to a four-story building week before their daughter was born. Who is now six. He also talks about her judgment of pizza. He mentions the church of the generals and fort Hamilton. He also loved to walk in the nearby botanical garden. He also keeps track of his building and the bigger events in the
As kids, my friends and I spent a lot of time out in the woods. "The woods" was our part-time address, destination, purpose, and excuse. If I went to a friend's house and found him not at home, his mother might say, "Oh, he's out in the woods," with a tone of airy acceptance. It's similar to the tone people sometimes use nowadays to tell me that someone I'm looking for is on the golf course or at the hairdresser's or at the gym, or even "away from his desk." The combination of vagueness and specificity….
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• Place he lives in Brooklyn
• His daughter, a city kid
• Small trip with train F
• People and scenery he saw
• Crab incident
• Reasons why he like Brooklyn
• People in Brooklyn are come from different cou
• Habit of looking down all the times
• His favorite place, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
• His neighbors….
In the essay “In praise of margins,” Ian Frazier explains the importance of having marginal activities. He describes these activities as something you do with no purpose, where you are free to let your mind run wild. Sometimes marginality is tangible in the sense you can actually create something while doing a marginal activity. Frazier’s marginal place as a child was eh woods. There he and his friends would pretend to be explores and try out odd ideas. Odd ideas that later they would come to realize….
In Ian Frazier’s essay, “In Praise of Margins”, the author talks about his childhood life and how he had “margins” where he and his friends would do things and nothing would matter because they wouldn’t care. “Marginal” thought is valuable because it allows adults to use their imagination. His purpose is to try new activities without shame; it’s the spur of the moment that defines margin. I think his view about marginal activity is comprehensive and relatable. When we think of margins, we think….
Two authors that have written about American consumerism, James Twitchell and Ian Frazier, have two different ways of expressing their thoughts in their essays even though the two topics are similar. In Twitchell’s essay, “Two Cheers for Materialism”, he expresses his views in a different way than Frazier does by taking a more serious approach. Frazier on the other hand, attempts a more comical view of the issue in his essay “All Consuming Patriotism”. However different their essays may be, they….
Salvatore on the hit show The Vampire Diaries, but that role is portrayed by a completely different person. Damon Salvatore the mean, bad, and sarcastic vampire is nothing like the real Ian Somerhalder. Ian Somerhalder is an amazing actor who has made it a long way from a cute boy from a small town in Louisiana.
Ian Somerhalder was born on December 8, 1978. He was born and raised in a small southern town named Covington, Louisiana. Like any other family, both his parents had jobs and he had a good….
DEPT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
PROGRAMME: M.A ENGLISH LITERATURE (PART TIME)
SEMINER TOPIC: TO WHAT EXTENT THE IAN MCDONALD’S THE HUMMING BIRD TREE REFLECT WEST INDIAN IDENTITY ISSUES.
The western Indian literature has gradually gained prominence over the years. What we have today is corpus experiences of a group of people known as the west Indians which comprises of a group of island such as Trindad and Tobago, Jamaica, Antigua….
Ian heller believes a valid business strategy has five components:
The first component of a valid business strategy is a clear description of your company’s current or desired core competencies
First of all, he defines core competencies, which is something that a firm can do well and that meets three conditions : ‘’It provides consumers benefits’’, ‘’It’s not easy for competitors to imitate’’ and ‘’And it can be leveraged widely to many products and markets ‘’.
A core competency can take various….
Somerhalder was born and raised in Covington, Louisiana, the son of Edna, a massage therapist, and Robert Somerhalder, an independent building contractor. He attended St. Paul's, a private Catholic school in Covington. He embarked on a modeling career from age 10 to 13, and by the age of 17 he decided to go into acting
In the summer of 2000, Somerhalder starred in the short-lived WB series Young Americans, a spin-off of Dawson's Creek. He played Hamilton Fleming, the son of the dean of a prestigious….
Ian Wilmut, (born July 7, 1944) is an English embryologist. An embryologist studies the development of an embryo from the fertilization of the ovum to the fetus stage. Currently he is director of the Medical Research Council Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He was granted an OBE in 1999 for services to embryo development. Wilmut worked as a farm hand on weekends during school, which inspired him to study Agriculture at the University of Nottingham. He chose to study….