What are your thoughts on the excerpts you read from the book, Because the Internet?
I’m interested in what you learned about language—something writers are always thinking about: where does ours come from? when is it tainted/loaded with stuff we don’t want? when is it “authentic”? can it be “authentic” (since language is always something we absorb from others)?readings :
Read handout (excerpts from Because the Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language).
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