Not Respected?

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"J. Shifts on his feet. His stomach complains again" (Whitehead 28).            

              In class, Dr. Jerz said that free lance journalists like J. and the others on the list are less respected. I was surprised by this because reading this novel has instilled in me so much more respect and appreciation for people like J. I could never live such an unstable lifestyle, not knowing where I'll be in a few days or when I will be able to eat another meal. I can only imagine how difficult it would be to have a family as well. I am the kind of person who would need a steady income and a family.

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Kayla Lesko said:

Well, from what was presented in the book, it appears that freelancers are kind of like leeches. They'll go after whatever. Maybe that's why that aren't really respected.

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