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Didion's Summary Of Why Keep A Notebook

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Didion’s article focuses on many subtopics that all surround the primary topic, “why keep a notebook?” She chooses to elaborate on her topic in a number of ways which create an interesting train of thought for the reader. “I was on Fire Island when I first made that sauerkraut, and it was raining, and we drank a lot of bourbon and ate the sauerkraut and went to bed at ten, and I listened to the rain and the Atlantic and felt safe. I made the sauerkraut again last night and it did not make me feel any safer, but that is, as they say, another story.” Didion’s essay ends with these two sentences, she explains what memory a sauerkraut recipe brings back. “…When I first made that sauerkraut, and it was raining, and we drank a lot of bourbon and
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