Reflect on david foster wallaces commencement address what is the main idea of the speech what do you think wallace is trying to tell us about the purpose and value liberal arts education. This is water- david foster wallace in his commencement speech to the kenyon college class of 2005, david foster wallace defines the true purpose of a liberal arts education he argues. Speech given by david foster wallace to kenyon college's 2005 graduating class. In that commencement speech, wallace was urging the graduating class to recognize that there is a if you read more of david foster wallace’s work, you’ll find that he was an unbelievably. In his commencement address to the graduating class of kenyon college in 2005, david foster wallace suggests a liberal arts education allows an individual to start to choose what they want. David foster wallace, author of infinite jest, delivered the commencement address at my alma mater, kenyon college, on may 21, 2005 in my alumni magazine, i read that foster sat in sunset.
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