Salt in My Soul – Writing Assignment #3
Please choose one of the following prompts and write a response answering the question. Points will be deducted for spelling and grammar errors. Please include in-text citations, ex (p. 72). The response should answer the writing prompt, suggested length is 1-2 pages.
1. How can Mallory’s tone be described in her October 16, 2015 journal entry? How does the timing play a part in creating this tone? What does she come to realize about herself here?
2. Discuss the recurring theme in Mallory’s reflection, “We have to blame the disease, the disease that tries to define us” (p. 133).
3. Why might Mallory’s November 6, 2015 entry mark a distinct shift in format,pronoun usage, and voice?
4. Discuss the insights Mallory voices about her depression (pp. 153–154; 173–174).How might her journal writing here contribute to her realizations?