Analysis Of The Story 'Real Work'

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The story “Real Work” by Rick Braggs, told of a man who had learned some hard lessons early on in his life. He described that it might be hard, hot and you might get dirty, but it was worth it. The author showed us with his comparison and contrast of his childhood experiences working with his uncle, that he experienced things at the time, that possibly made little sense. The examples of some of the work he did, was really tough. The fraternity he mentioned made me picture someone who had to push their body to extremes for their paycheck. Many times while I was reading this I was reminded of a saying I have heard before, “That doesn’t seem to be enough sugar for a dime.” He also described how being a writer had its’ downfalls too and that it
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