Evaluation of E.B. White’s Essay
E.B. White’s essay, “Once More To The Lake,” is an enjoyable story full of detailed description and emotion. In the beginning, this author uses specific words and phrases to describe the setting, a camp at a lake in Maine that the main character used to visit when he was a young boy with his father. This part of the essay, “…this holy spot—the coves and
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trouble making out which was I, the one walking at my side, the one walking in my pants.” This shows the reader how the man is remembering his good times in Maine as a child, and he wants to show his son these same good times since the lake has not changed. White’s essay is filled with vivid description of the lake, and it also has an emotional aspect of the man’s pastime.