To start class, let’s write about our Project #3 subjects:
Why have you chosen this subject in particular—what about it is striking to you? What story does it tell you? What would you want to know more about (although conducting this research is not part of this project!).
Jennifer Egan writes about a writing and research project in “Reading Lucy.” We can use her essay to consider how outside information can inform our writing. We can also think about how it represents a different kind of overlap and juxtaposition.
Where does Egan use outside information?
What kind of outside information does she use?
How does she incorporate it?
What is its effect?