The following link will take you to the short story "100 Miles Per Hour, Upside Down and Sideways" by Rick Bragg. Pay close attention to the vivid detail and imagery Bragg uses to illustrate the significant (and somewhat traumatic) event.
100 Miles Per Hour, Upside Down and Sideways
When you write your response to the story, consider the following questions:
* Consider the author's tone at the beginning and end of the story. How do his feelings for the car change? How does that author's word choices reflect this change of heart?
* What role does description play in this story? Does it help or hurt it?
* How much do you know about the author by the end of this short story? Does the author show you or tell you these details?
RESPONSES DUE BY FRIDAY @ 8 AM. You may post your response in the "Comments" section of this post. Be sure to include your name in your comment so you receive credit.