Figures of speech, literary, author, Lapham, Flaubert
Lapham begins by telling us that the Notebook Magazine had become so much focused with the new print method of letting their readers know about the current ways of the world which was intended to acquaint them with presupposition of its editor. Notebook was deeply rooted in the soils of print (Lapham 7). He uses this phrase to let us visualize how the Magazine was very much focused on their works of print. To meet the new requirement of the magazine, Lapham resolved to learn the skill of essay writing which was a type of literary address that he did not have much of practice but had fortunately encountered most of the authors.
[...] “Notebook was deeply rooted in the soils of print” (Lapham 7). He uses this phrase to let us visualize how the Magazine was very much focused on their works of print. To meet the new requirement of the magazine, Lapham resolved to learn the skill of essay writing which was a type of literary address that he did not have much of practice but had fortunately encountered most of the authors. When he states that his understanding of speech was not restrictive to Flaubert's Dictionary, Twain's sketches, letters of Seneca or Gibbon's notes and the others, he means that he had a broader perspectives of essay which was not just restricted to the method in which a particular author had done his work (Lapham 7). [...]
[...] ( he used this phrase to let the reader understand how difficult it was to link up multiple stories. The phrase ‘living from hand to mouth' shows the difficulty) 5. “Catch a thought in the butterfly net of a metaphor” here as he did, he is trying to liken himself to a hapless hunting dog. He has to come up with an idea in the many activity that he associate with “wine-dark sea of cyberspace” he uses the phrase wine-dark sea to show the value of the computers that had just crop up. [...]
[...] Franklin Paraphrases He relates his approach to essay writing to that of Benjamin Franklin in which he treated his work of essay a media in which he used to communicate to the American society who are always in a hurry. MacLeish quote He borrows from Archibald MacLeish who advises that at any given moment a person should eject him or herself from a crowdto carry out a personal reflection he relates this to an essayist who wishes to take his piece of work to the next level. Literary Reference and Figures of Speech 1. [...]
[...] “Asking himself at the outset of his reflection, what do I know? (Lapham He states that writers who are determined to make huge achievement often begin their essay knowing when, how, where and why they intend to make the writing. He use the quote “writers determined to cast a money lender out of a temple, to render judgment or to swing an election” (Lapham to refer to those authors who are willing to go an extra mile or take the risk involved to perfect there work. [...]
[...] He admits that he was never good at essay writing and that he often found it difficult to accept this fact. For instant he says that when the Notebook magazine called for a special personnel to cover a particular story such as the war in Israel, scandal in Washington and money in Holiday, he often did not have any background knowledge or side information of the various topics. Lapham emulates the method of Montaigne who assumed ignorance in his work of essay to display what would be referred to as a carrier ending level of transparency. [...]
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