What is the value of a real education?Please reflect on David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech and answer the following questions in your paper: What is our natural default setting?

How does that influence the way we think in everyday situations? What is Foster Wallace asking us to do to avoid frustration and unhappiness? What is the freedom and value of a real education? Be sure to address the kinds of freedom he finds most precious–The really important kind of freedom involves what? To what extent do you feel you can achieve the sort of freedom Foster Wallace wishes for you?
The transcript of David Foster Wallace’s speech:
https://www.1843magazine.com/story/david-foster-wallace-in-his-own-words(if possible, quote sentences from these two poems “https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/living”,”https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/starfish”)
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Addresses the prompt with a specific response rooted in course materials
Demonstrates sound essay structure (thesis statement and focused, well-organized supporting paragraphs that discuss, develop, defend the thesis)
Demonstrates sound paragraph structure (opening sentence advances a point in support of the thesis; evidence is specific, unified/tied to this point, and does not wander in focus; employs effective transitions to link sentences and develop ideas) Development
Makes use of the assigned reading through paraphrase and direct quotations
References to reading logically and insightfully support/develop writers ideas Expression
Proofread for punctuation and spelling
Uses a variety of sentence types (coordination and subordination)
Maintains sound grammar and word use

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