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Vishnu bhaskar
Re: 3/16 Discussion
Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:44am
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Well my favorite story in the T.C Boyle book is Caviar which I read last semester my writing paper. I liked it because it was simple and I just could follow along pretty well getting confused by the vocabulary like most of the stories we read. I think that we should read it in class because it is a pretty quick read and theirs a good amount of drama. I don’t really find many of the story uninteresting but I didn’t really like Big Game because it more of a “that what they get” story for their consequences and not that realistic. Most rich people would buy all those things and just kept with their life. Plus if the main character lied about being where he said he was from then why wouldn’t he just take a bunch of pictures and photo shop them to make it looked like he kill all the animals. I think Boyle doesn’t like rich people and my guess is that he is broke.
From other material I have done, I have never really had to read stories. Most of it I could just get from spark notes. But I feel that I have transitioned pretty well into reading the stories and getting the base of the information. Although I still have trouble finding out all the meanings in the story. For example in the story Without A Hero I didn’t know that Lassie the dog was in love with the wolf but I kind of figured because it was in the love section also I didn’t get that the dogs smashed either. Overall I enjoy reading and haven’t found it impossible to understand once it was explained.
I wish we were test on the book just because it would a nice a grade to add to help me out. I if you gave a study guide and then gave us a test many students would be interested. But I don’t mind not having one to because I do have a full slate of classes. Also I need to really get working on this paper that is due March 26th .

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