When Michael T. Joyce of Los Angeles serves, when he tosses the ball and his face rises to track it, it looks like he's smiling, but he's not really smiling—his face's circumoral muscles are straining with the rest of his body to reach the ball at the top of the toss's rise. He wants to hit it fully extended and slightly out in front of him—he wants to be able to hit emphatically down on the ball, to generate enough pace to avoid an ambitious return from his opponent. It's the first of the qualifying rounds for the Canadian Open, one of the major stops on the ATP's "hard-court circuit,"  which starts right after Wimbledon and climaxes at N. The tossed ball rises and seems for a second to hang, waiting, cooperating, as balls always seem to do for great players.
"Consider the Lobster" by David Foster Wallace
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Please join StudyMode to read the full document. William Wallace was born in January of the year He was the second of three sons. Wallace was born in the town of Elerslie, which was in Scotland. His Father Sir Malcolm Wallace held the title of knight but had no political power. Wallace's Father was involved in a rebellion called Turnberry Band when William was 14 years old and was sent to live with his uncle Argile. His Uncle taught William Latin and French and how to be a swordsman.
He was a master stylist, employing an extraordinary vocabulary and a rigorous precision in crafting his poems. But he was also a philosopher of aesthetics, vigorously exploring the notion of poetry as the supreme fusion of the creative imagination and objective reality. Because of the extreme technical and thematic complexity of his work, Stevens was sometimes considered a difficult poet. But he was also acknowledged as an eminent abstractionist and a provocative thinker, and that reputation has continued since his death. His family belonged to the Dutch Reformed Church and when Stevens became eligible he enrolled in parochial schools.
Suddenly everbody has flags out — big flags. The forthcoming film based on the life of David Foster Wallace shows gaping holes in your literary knowledge. What qualities did David Foster Wallace most prize in nonfiction writing?