Essay on Fat

Excess and Lack in Fat by Raymond Carver

“Fat” is a story within a story, told from the point of view of a waitress, one of those discontented ordinary people, who live in Raymond Carver’s fictions. The story-within-a-story structure told through a very sparse and very lean prose style that contrasts with its theme of bodily (obesity) and emotional (depression) excess frame the […]

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How to Gain Weight

The high prevalence of obesity and overweight problems in our culture means much more emphasis is placed on losing weight rather than gaining weight. It is easy to forget about people who have the problem of being too thin. Being underweight can result from eating disorders and chronic diseases, and it is also a concern […]

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