Staples

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Staples:Just Walk On By
Reading Closely:-

1.) This essay makes a very powerfull impact on how many people percieve others appearence to be very scary and try and get all negative thoughts in their mind and think them as thiefs.I personally have been lucky enough to not get through any incident like this and im sure if I was on the lady's side,i would have frightened equally or maybe even more.These situations indeed prove to be very inappropriate and surprising at times.

2.) Staple is basically trying to put up a random situation which may occur with anyone of us in our daily lives and it shows the way one would react in such a situation and which is obviously very unexpected and scary for many,people have their own perceptions about what the other person is thinking which may prove to be true in many cases but not all the times.
Staples is adament in his approach of letting his audience know about the experience and the udden nervousness a person goes thru in such odd situations,according to him we should try and gather these experiences and should behave strongly in such cases.

3.) Some main points from me as the white woman in the story are stated as under:-
a. The deserted street and darkness makes all the things look much more scary.
b. The man was approching close to me which made me feel nervous and i started walking faster as i was not sure about the intentions of the man,i was worried and the only thing i could do then was to get rid of him.
c. As I was walking by,the man seemed huge and scary and was about a 6 feet and about 2 inches tall and the beard on his face made his overall look just like a thief or a prisoner who was looking for money or was having very bad intentions.
d. I was not comfortable with all the above things happening around me and hence i started running in the dawn as i was afraid of…...

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