Analysis Of Molly What I Did To Morris Udall

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Popularity drives the human race and causes regrets. Actions took in order to achieve Ivins “high status quos in a job, school, or family end up leaving the majority of people hurt. Molly What I Did to Morris Udall” portrays the concept perfectly, as she demonstrates personal experiences telling of regretful situations. Mrs. Ivins is not the only human who encountered such events. Any individual who seeks acceptance tend to drive away morals and pursue a task resulting in regret and hardships. Ivins tells of an incident where she obstructs her morals and does Mr. Udall wrong. In 1976, Molly Ivins, a young journalist, was invited to “profile” Morris Udall. Udall was a congressman who was running for office. During the time, Molly thought …show more content…

The New York times Magazine contacted Molly yearning for her to profile Mr. Udall. Molly was ecstatic about the job offer because she was “plain hungry: six years at the Texas Observer left her below the poverty line, and she jumped at the assignment” (Ivins, 144). Greed for acceptance into the new line of work, lead Ivins to be irrational in her work ethic. She states, “I didn’t cut him an inch of slack; I thought that was my job, the way they did it in the big leagues”(Ivins, 145); Ivins does a fantastic job of displaying the main point with her personal experience. The fact, she was fuelled with the passion to impress the magazine company to such an exhilarating extent she had been blindly forced to give them what they wanted proves individuals is shown and of the morals learned in order to fit into the crowd.Molly searches to destroy Udall’s supporters by scooping up the dirt; even though, his political status reached new heights. Molly supports her points clearly and exhilaratingly with personal experiences she encountered. Ivins portrays unsupportive facts about Udall’s questionable traits. However, Molly encountered interesting, factual, and positive information about Udall would have insured a victory, “and did she report this? No. Ivins was looking for warts; She wanted dirt. Besides, Ivins was afraid of being conned, of looking like a naive hick” (Ivins, 144). Her incentive was to fit

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