Tonight please post your thoughts on the experience of writing the essay to your blog. Specifically, you might address these questions:
- what would you have written if you had more time?
- what occurred to you after you left?
- how did the interruption affect your thought process?
To jog your memory further, here is the original prompt:
As David Foster Wallace wrote in his 2001 story "Good Old Neon":
What goes on inside is just too fast and huge and all interconnected for words to do more than barely sketch the outlines of at most one tiny little part of it at any given instant.
Using what you've learned from your reading of Montaigne's techniques and topics, do you agree? How does Montaigne's style provide a window into his thinking? Compare with Austen's style in Pride & Prejudice. Include examples, and avoid merely summarizing the main points of the former or the plot of the latter.