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Some thoughts on ‘My Appearance’

How does David Foster Wallace present the world of television and the way it shapes our view of reality and ourselves? 1. What are the different meanings of ‘appearance’ in …

My Appearance

The short story, ‘My Appearance’ was published in 1989 in the anthology ‘Girl with Curious Hair’. I AM a woman who appeared in public on “Late Night with David Letterman” …

Discussion questions for ‘My Appearance’

What are the different meanings of ‘appearance’ in the story? The driver’s head is ‘as still as a photo’. What is the relationship between reality and image in the story? …

Some thoughts on ‘This is Water.’

We share our thoughts on the discussion questions for ‘This is Water’. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 1. How does Foster Wallace use the parables or stories …

‘This is Water’

‘This is Water.’ David Foster Wallace. “Greetings parents and congratulations to Kenyon’s graduating class of 2005. There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an …