Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things

Grant T. Smith, Ph. D.

Environmental Literature, English 204

Journal Assignment


For each chapter answer the following questions:


·       Where do I recognize myself?


·       What facts surprised me?


·       What can I change in the way I live?  Will this change be difficult or easy?


·       Do I disagree with the author or challenge the author’s “facts”?


·        Are the author’s suggestions of “What to Do?” realistic and/or meaningful?