Donald Murray The Stranger In The Photo Is Me

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Polizer Prize-winning journalist, Donald M. Murray, in his essay for The Boston Globe, “The Stranger in the Photo Is Me”, argues that innocence changes overtime through photos. He supports this claim by first alluding to an artist’s painting. Then he speaks on himself in third-person, and finally reflect on the loss of innocence. Murray’s purpose is to describe his experiences in order to inform people. He adopts a nostalgic tone for people over the age of sixty. Murray begins to share his beliefs on photos to support his argument. He really doesn’t see the point in taking photos and doesn’t value them. Murray would rather “…get on with the living” (Murray-1). He rather move forward and not dwell on the past. This shows Murray’s overall point

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