Dorianne Laux

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  • Comparison Of Wendell Laux's The Failure Of War

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    The purpose of this essay is to compare the of Wendell Berry’s essay, “The Failure of War”, Dorianne Laux’s poem, Staff Sgt. Metz and Damon Winter’s photograph of Sgt. Brian Keith. All three of these pieces represent the controversial issue of War which is a topic for a argumentative piece. In two of the written pieces the writer acknowledges the opposition, however, the picture the opposition is implied. Each piece has a purpose aimed at an audience with an emotional appeal. All three of these

  • Blue Collar Workers

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    another. Many of which are seeking “blue collar” employment in factories, construction, sanitation, etc. The blue collar worker has been the influence behind many themes within American literature. Authors such as B.H. Fairchild, Philip Levine, and Dorianne Laux capture these critical messages and themes in their poetry by using varying degrees of literary elements and techniques such as diction, sentence structure, and imagery. B.H. Fairchild, the son of a lathe operator, was able to identify with the