We all human beings have our good and bad days in our every day life.
We like the good days but we dont like the bad days. Every one of us has some place where like to get away and forget about the problems. I have my place, which is my favorite gym where I spent a lot of time. Workout is the best medicine for me to relax and regain my power. I am a very healthy person who eats very clean and works out on regular bases. Staying in shape makes me feel good about keeps and myself me disciplined and motivated.
Workout is a very important part of my life, which helps me to regain perspective of life and the balance that I lost through out the day. I just love to jump on the stair master on a bike, do my workout and just fly away with my thought. After ninety minutes of workout I am tired and sweaty. The tiredness feels very good and it feels like I am recharged aging.
In the essay A Visit with the Folks by Russell Baker the author also has his place where he likes to go to and relax. Baker enjoys coming to the old cemetery in the countryside to visit his relatives. He goes there to gain his perspective and the guidance he has lost to the difficult outside world. When he goes back to the cemetery to see his dead family members it slows the juices down something marvelous he says.From time to time, Baker goes back to a churchyard cemetery situated in a beautiful countryside surrounded by the view of blue mountains, blossoming roses on fieldstone fences and fields of white daisies. He goes there to visit his family members who passed away.
As he moves from tombstones to tombstones, he remembers his folks and individually recalls memories and situations about them from the pass. He bear in mind his folks and guidance they gave him. For example, he remembers his uncle Lewis who was a barber who always wanted to give him a haircut. Such encounter with his memories changes his state of mind and conquers his busy life in the city.
At the end Baker leaves rather more content with the world because he learns how the peace of countryside and memories of relatives help him to recover his consciousness.The purpose of this essay is to express feelings and emotions of the author. Baker through coming to rural part of the world spiritually brings back his memories and slows downs his busy city life. With the help of structure, diction and tone techniques, the author achieves the purpose of the essay. The author uses circle structure in the essay.
First he comes to the cemetery, takes a look at the beautiful view, brings back memories about their folks and than leaves the cemetery. Everything is happening in sequences in circle of life, which resembles authors life. He lives his life in the busy city than he comes to the country side regain his spirit and balance he lost in busy city consciousness, than he leaves back home. This is not his first and not a last visit; he will make hundreds of spiritual and uplifting trips like that.
He will come back again. Author also pay so much attention to physical setting because he wants to remember the beauty of the countryside view and show how it differs from the city view.There are different levels of diction used in the essay. The author uses formal and informal language. He uses formal expression to difference in dialect and attitudes of city versa countryside. For instance in the fragment Up the road that way a right good piece, he replies, still the master of indefinite navigation whom I remember from my boyhood the author presents country talk versa city talk.
The author wants to show how he acts when he is a professional in the city and just a freehanded fellow in the countryside.ToneIt is easy for me to understand the essay because I see the connection between my work out and his spiritual uplifting trip to the countryside. I see how he can slows the