Why is the piece below described as a piece of literature? What does it encourage people to think about? What strategies did the author use to make it effective?
"On Going Home" by Joan Didion
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First, as you consider why the piece below is described as a piece of literature, I think that it encourages people to think about the passage of time, the preciousness of family, and how the beloved concept of home is one that cannot last forever and cannot "go back to" exactly. Thus, you might suggest that "On Going Home," by Joan Didion seems ...
Didion's writing is assessed in terms of techniques.