William Stafford's Writing Style Analysis

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William Stafford’s style of writing cultivated me in many ways. Throughout this piece, there has been many cliffhangers which want you to keep on reading. There were always questions such as, “what is going to happen next?” or “I wonder why this is happening.” Every question has an answer and all of mine were solved throughout the entire following of the writing. Something that pulled my attention was this excerpt, “It is usually best to roll them into the canyon: that road is narrow; to swerve might make dead.” (Stafford, Section 1) I found this strange and unusual because in modern society, this would not happen and I have never heard of this doing. In addition, just this act seems astonishing because why would you in the first place? The
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