Seeing Annie Dillard Analysis

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In “Seeing” by Annie Dillard, Dillard argues that there is more than one way to see the world. To allow oneself to enjoy the simple wonders and life a pleasurable life, one must see the world properly. Dillard begins “Seeing” with a story from when she was young about pennies. How she would hide them, wishing and wondering about how later on they would be found by strangers. She continues to recount multiple stories about bullfrogs and darkness to emphasize the different ways of seeing the world and how it affects the observer. Annie Dillard uses her childhood experiences of finding pennies to express her belief of focusing on the smaller things in life. She says that, “There are lots of things to see, unwrapped gifts and surprises”. If one
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