|Plot Summary of I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me|
|"For Jimmy Breslin, the discovery of a life-threatening brain aneurysm was a call to reflect on his life. With funny anecdotes and serious retrospect, Breslin writes of his youth in Queens, his marriages, and his career as an author and columnist. A sudden need to explore his brain spurred Breslin's exploration of the meaning of his own life through his mind and memories."
Jessica Marler, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me|
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Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other people
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 3 ()
- New York
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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