Cripple Essays

On Being a Cripple

Being handicapped or disables isn’t always the best lifestyle to have, but it isn’t up to you on what “gifts” you get. Nancy Mairs knows a lot about that, because she is crippled. In the essay, “On Being a Cripple, Mairs writes for readers, disabled or not, about what it’s like to be crippled. She describes it in a sarcastic tone with seriousness and repetition with some very interesting word choice. Mairs suffers from being cripple, but uses the word…

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