Posted by: W. E. Poplaski | January 22, 2009

Weekly Read-Along—January 23, 2009: Once More to the Lake

Material for the Stout-Hearted Reader to Ruminate

♦ Essays, Lectures & Speeches ♦

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E. B. White (1899 – 1985) was an American author best-known for his children books Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little.  He also edited and updated William Strunk’s Elements of Style.

 

This week’s text, Once More to the Lake (1941), is White’s essay about his summer vacations to a lake in Maine.  In it, he compares revisiting the lake as an adult to when he was a child in 1904.

        

Join others from around the world in this weekly reading event and feel free to comment!  You can find the text at this website:

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http://www.freewebs.com/lanzbom/EBWhiteLakeEssay.pdf

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