Nickel and Dimed Essay | Nickle and Dimed: Trading Places

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Nickle and Dimed: Trading Places

Summary: This is an in depth book review of Barbara Ehrenreich's book 'Nickle and Dimed'. It discusses the issues that she tackled during her experiment that led her to this book and gives insight to the imagery she utilizes to aid the reader in their imagining the story.
For Barbara Ehrenreich's book Nickel and Dimed to be effective, she has to utilize imagery, an extremely effective method of description. By her very detailed descriptions, Ehrenreich is able to "paint a picture" of what it was like for her to go through her yearlong adventure. She incorporates imagery often, making the reader feel like they are actually in the story, feeling what she felt, seeing what she saw, and going through what she went through. For example when Ehrenreich describes her room at the Clearview Inn, " Room 133 contains a bed, a chair, a chest of drawers, and a TV fastened to the wall. I plead for and get a lamp to complement the single overhead bulb. Instead of the mold smell, I now breathe a mixture of fresh paint and what I eventually identify as mouse droppings." (151). She could just of easily have said...

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