Summary Of Emmy Moore's Journal By Jane Bowles

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Journals, diaries, sketchbooks, or notebooks are places where we collect and store our thoughts and most of the times those notes do not make sense. In “Emmy Moore’s Journal” by Jane Bowles, Emmy writes a letter to her husband to clarify her stay at the Hotel Henry. In the letter she talks about (Turkish) women and femininity; she explains how she does not like being dependent and feminine. Jane Bowles uses the first person point of view and exclusive diction to convey her struggles and insecurities. Emmy starts by explaining to her audience that she’s going to write a letter to her husband, who she later describes. She eplains how he knows “how much [she] deplore[s] being the feminine kind of women” (Bowles 77). Her use of the word “deplore”
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