Here Is New York Characters

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E. B. White

E. B. White was a writer. In the summer of 1948, he was asked to come to New York to write an essay. He agreed to come, and his stepson suspects it may have been to help him just as much as because White wanted to. E. B. White describes New York in both past and present terms in the book, and with it is able to give a description of himself as well.

White describes the places that he used to go to and the things that used to be along the way. The present description that he gives shows him yearning for something. He used to live in New York, and the reader sees that he spends much of the book watching and listening to those around him and doesn't participate much. He is an outsider looking in on the city.

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