Obstacles to Writing "Our Time" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Obstacles to Writing "Our Time"
An analysis of John Edgar Wideman's "Our Time."
# 121001 | 1,000 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in English (Narrative)


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The analysis focuses on the challenges and problems Wideman faces in writing the story of his brother's life. Personal challenges the author faces in writing are also discussed.

From the Paper:

"In John Wideman's "Our Time", the author provides the story of his brother's imprisonment and death sentence for robbery. The device used to frame the story as it unfolds is a series of visits between the author and his brother in prison. During these visits and the memories and self-reflection they evoke in the author, he comes to realize he never really listened to his brother. In writing his brother's story, Wideman discusses a number of obstacles in writing the story of another person with..."

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