Essay should be at least 750 words and any quotes or paraphrased content from the readings (or outside research, if you choose to use it), must be properly cited in text and in a reference list at the end of your document.

Both E. B White’s memories in “Once more to the Lake”  the short essay and joan Didions mermories in “on keeping a notebook” narratives focus on memories. Compare and contrast their approach. Consider, as you compare them, how they use the elements of writing (tone, structure, theme, point of view) and rhetorical mode to make their point.