October 5, 2017

Conflicted Feelings

One of the main conflict Addario faces throughout the third section of her book is the conflict around drawbacks her gender creates around her job. This was exemplified in her assignment with fellow journalist, Elizabeth, while on assignment in Korengal. For this assignment, they were following and photographing a platoon of American soldiers fighting the […]

An Underlying Theme

One of the underlying themes throughout Its What I Do is the author’s fear of neglecting experiences that she thought were important. Mostly, the book focuses on her fear of missing out on furthering her photographic journalism career. This is evident in her reaction when she was in South America during September 11th, instead of […]