An Analysis Of Against Meat By Jonathan Safran Foer

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Introduction In this article “Against Meat” (2009) Jonathan Safran Foer explains his experience from a young age until the present struggling whether being a vegetarian or an omnivore because he doesn’t want to hurt animals at the same time he can’t resist food because it tasted good. Jonathan Safran Foer is an American novelist (born February 21, 1977) He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in philosophy, in his freshman year he took a writing class from the novelist Joyce Carol. In 2002 he published the novel Everything Is Illuminated, which was subsequently adapted into motion picture starring Elijah. The Times (London) call it “work of a genius” especially he published the book when he was 24 years, he also wrote Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005), and for his non-fiction work Eating Animals (2009)., he teaches creative writing at New York University. Looking to the author background, he seems to be a credible and well qualified to write about it because Foer made a research when he first become a father to make the healthiest choice for his son. Summary In this article “Against Meat” Jonathan Safran Foer describes his personal experience with struggling whether he eats meat or not and what he went through to become a vegetarian, his main reason was he didn’t want animals to suffer. Foer had a lot of influence in his life, starting with his grandmother who he considered her as a role model he loved her passion with food, although she had one recipe
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