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David foster wallace was born on 21 february 1962 and finally met his end 12 september 2008 at the age of 46 wallace was born in ithaca, new york, to his parents, james wallace and sally foster his father, a previous graduate student in philosophy at cornell, was from a family of professionals. David foster wallace, author of the essay “authority and american usage,” praises and advocates for “good” writers who have a strong rhetorical ability, which he defines as “the persuasive use of language to influence the thoughts and actions of an audience” (wallace 628.
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