Republic of Noise

Republic of Noise

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qIn this book, Diana Senechal confronts a culture that has come to depend on instant updates and communication at the expense of solitude. Schools today emphasize rapid group work and fragmented activity, not the thoughtful study of complex subjects. TheInternet offers contact with others throughout the day and night; we lose the ability to be apart, even in our minds. Yet solitude plays an essential role in literature, education, democracy, relationships, and matters of conscience. Throughout its analyses and argument, the book calls not for drastic changes but for a subtle shift: an attitude that honors solitude without descending into dogmaq-- Provided by publisher.The sample examination comes with sample student essays at varying levels of proficiency; the top-scoring essay ... with examples from Romeo and Juliet and The Great Gatsby.23 Because the essay fulfills all the requirements of the rubric, anbsp;...

Title:Republic of Noise
Author:Diana Senechal
Publisher:R&L Education - 2012


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