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Nicholas Carr, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?"


Responses, Extensions & Challenges to Carr



Tips for  Assignment 3


  1. Identify the strategy in Carr and make a case for your interpretation – provide evidence and/or examples, including textual evidence (a quotation or two).

  2. Explain HOW the strategy supports or advances Carr’s claim
  3. Explain WHY Carr uses this strategy and how it is intended to persuade, or influence Carr’s audience (remember that his audience may include people like you).

  4. Explain the EFFECTS the strategy is likely to have

  5. [For one of the strategies] Evaluate the EFFECTIVENESS of the strategy – what strengths or weaknesses can you identify?



Language, Social Construction & Rhetorical Strategies






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