Anna Quindlen A Quilt Of A Country

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According to the essay, “ A Quilt of a Country” Anna Quindlen explains the forces and ideas that connect the United States is conflict and failures as seen by her use of facts and events like the 9/11 tragedy. In the text it states, “ When enormous tragedy, as it so often does, demands a time of reflection on enormous blessings.” By this quote Quindlen illustrates conflicts like the 9/11 tragedy happens but caused people to come together. When she says “reflection on enormous blessings” she means the blessing is people coming together and being there for one and another since they are all going through the same thing. Anna Quindlen also explains how failures unites us in some way ,she states, “ a great national striving consisting frequently

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