RCL #6: Conflict…

The life of Lynsey Addario, as told in It’s What I Do, can ultimately be characterized by the hardships associated with being a woman in the journalism industry. Although Addario is able to push past the double standards associated with her career, the life and work that she continues remains heavily influenced by the nature […]

RCL #5: A Draft…

    http://www.thewellingtoncentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/aromatherapy.jpg   Introduction: Candles have increased individuals’ awareness of the common practice of aromatherapy through lines and collections found on shelves in stores such as Bath and Body Works and Yankee Candle. It is not a surprise that individuals today turn to this common practice as a means to cure common ailments such […]

RCL #4: An Outline…

Introduction: One of the most comforting items that I could not bring to college with me can be found in the homes of millions of individuals today. Offices, living spaces, apartments, and just about any livable space can be accompanied by these items because they bring comfort and serenity to all individuals in its path. […]

RCL #3: Angling The Narrative…

Addario’s It’s What I Do captured my attention in a manner that no other novel has, and I would like to address the importance of one of her most crucial writing strategies: angling the narrative. Throughout the second part of Addario’s novel, I remember feeling as if I had been given the option to empathize […]

RCL #2: It’s A Passion…

I believe that Addario includes this story in her memoir to emphasize the importance of living a life in a way that you will never cause you to one day wake up with a feeling of regret in your stomach. Addario strives to grasp every opportunity given to her by the throat because she knows […]

RCL #1: Some blogging ideas…

When asked the question, “what are your passions?” or “what are you passionate about?”, I find myself stumbling over my words trying to form a coherent answer. I stumble not because I lack having any passions but because I find myself thriving off of a number of different ones. I have narrowed down my list […]