In Bed By Hazlitt Analysis

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William Hazlitt writes a nifty little persuasive essay known as On going a journey. The tittle itself could not be any clear to the essence that follows; this essay is merely about the ability to enjoy oneself while committing to a journey rather than the whiles of life or the disturbance of another human being. Hazlitt makes it clear from the beginnings of his essay that travelling is a pleasurable experience when done by ones lonesome when Hazlitt (1994) stated, “One of the pleasantest things in the world is going on a journey; but I like to go by myself(para. 1)”. Hazlitt suggests that person that might want to make the most of ones journey should consider a few conditions, travel with no partner this offers less stress and he emphasizes…show more content…
It kind of taunts the sences with something just out of reach. It adds humor and honesty to a subject so tender many never speak of it the fear and loathing of one’s inner self. The dreaded migraine plays a major role in this next essay simply entitled In Bed written by Joan Didion. In a time when migraines where still acknowledged as nothing more than an imaginary medical issue Didion is plagued with them. Didion (1994) stated, ““Three, four, maybe five times a month, I spend the day in bed with a migraine headache, insensible to the world around me(para. 1).” Immediately I am put in Didion shoes being a victim myself of another kind of headache issue myself. The use of Pathos is quite clear within the first sentence not to let alone this entire essay. Didion (1994) stated, “It was a long time before I began mechanistically enough to accept migraine for what it was: something with which I would be living, the way people live with diabetes(para. 3).” This statement grasps at many readers roots as most of us either know someone with or have diabetes. The emotion while although almost monotone is there dragging the reader into the depths of Didion’s own personal

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