Essay On Sherman Alexie's Writing Style

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Why I Write and What I Have Learned so far?
“I write because I love writing. I think I became a writer in order to explore my ideas and responses to the world around me, which I often found it difficult to share with others.” Alex Miller. Writing is a complex feeling, thoughts, or experience that describes our different feelings about many events or the thought or experience that could help others to solve their problem. My desire and passion for writing was influenced by authors of old such as George Orwell and Alexie Sherman who used techniques such as ethos in their writings. George Orwell in his essay Why I write in 1946 describes his development as a writer and explains the four factors that drive his writing, he explains different writing
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He was motivated by the fact that although his father was not economically well off he still added to his collection of books. He taught himself at the age of three to read his favorite comic book Superman thus the title of the article (Alexie, 16). What I learned from his work is the use of anecdotes to support the argument on how reading saves life. This story defies all existing stereotypes which made me feel as though I could be and do just about anything that I set my mind to do. Alexie read books late into the night, during recess, lunch and even after he was done with his assignments. Alexie emphasizes a lot on the verb read to bring about the picture where he used every free time he had to further the learning process (Alexie, P17). Alexie also uses repetition when he says “I am smart. I am arrogant. I am lucky. I am trying to save our lives” (Alexie, P18). It is this type of writing that captures the audience forcing them to think about what the author is trying to put across. He not only uses repetition but also captures his audience by using real-life examples and not merely stating
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