“ I prefer the word scavenging and use the word scrounging when I mean to be obscure. I have heard people, evidently meaning to be polite. use the word foraging, but I prefer to reserve that word for gathering nut and berries” (paragraph 3). Here Eighner explains that he prefers the word scavenging since he is a scavenger himself living of the refuse of others and not foraging because it does not quite correspond with the activity that he
He prefers the word “scavenging” when referring to what he does to obtain food and daily necessities. Dumpster diving proves that one person's trash can benefit someone else’s life. Eighner used first person point of view he was talking about his personal experience and daily life. In the pre-reading it states that Eighner was 40 years old when he became homeless, but surprisingly it
He does not want the reader to combine all scavengers into a single category because their reason for scavenging is not the same. While a true scavenger dives into dumpsters for survival, a can scavengers are “drug addicts and winos, mostly the latter because the amounts of cash are so small.” (Eighner 114). The author does not desire to be compared to a an scavenger, he holds himself at a different standard. This distinction serves to provide a reader with insight into the variety of people in the streets. The paragraphs that follow include information about the life of a true scavenger and a can scavenger.
It seems then that methadone has terrible side effects that might discourage those trying to treat a heroin addiction. 3. It is also interesting how a man in the video described this program as if you were trading in one addiction for another. Another, when asked why he decided
They ended up still dying. He explains, "That all the lovely canfuls smelt of rot." He explains the canfuls as lovely, but says they smell of rot, which then decreases their beauty. This allows you to realize the deeper meaning that things don't always happen how you want them to in life. In conclusion, the metaphors, imagery, and juxtaposition allows you to realize the deeper meaning behind his experience picking berries, which is that things don't always happen the way you want them to in life.
When we take something personally, we make the assumption that they know what is in our world, and we try to impose our world on their world”. This is important because if more people thought this way then there would be less feelings aggravated, less judgement, and less violence or hatred. In the movie, Crash there are many examples of different people who have some kind of connection from completely different worlds. For example, there is a character named Detective Graham Waters who was raised by a drug abusive mother that showed favoritism and compassion to his younger brother Peter Waters and less compassion to the older brother. Now this younger brother, stole cars and robbed people.
From page 7. This reference supports my claim because Crane-Man is teaching Tree Ear how to survive in the world as a poor child. He is also trying to guide Tree Ear to make good choices without a education. Another quote that supports that he is experienced is "Work gives a man dignity, stealing takes it away." From page 6.
Mitchell Porter’s passage from “I Went to the Forest” explains how nature should be protected because it is peaceful place where people can relax and get away from their industrial lives. Porter persuades his audience that it is necessary to preserve nature before it is too late through her use of word choice, a personal anecdote, and an analogy. Porter’s several uses of stylistic and persuasive elements help him strengthen the logic and persuasiveness of his argument. By using the words such as “same”, “more”, and “frequently”, he shows the reader how monotonous today’s society is with it’s similar malls, restaurants, etc. By using these words, he illustrates how the monotony of communities replaces “the miraculous and infinite variety of
The author writes not only of Brian's struggle against nature, but also writes about his capability to live harmoniously with nature, showing his respect for nature. For example, he had to look for food everyday in order to survive. In that progress, there was difficulty too, Brian made mistake eating inedible berry and he throw up for whole night. Also, he needed shelter to protect him. However , it was easy progress too.