A Rhetorical Analysis Of Disconnected Lynda Smith

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In the article Disconnected Lynda Smith argues that modern society is being lead astray by communication devices and large corporations, that instead of saving time with faster technologies like they want us to believe, we are really losing time and perhaps even our interpersonal connections. Right away Lynda acknowledges the skepticism of the audience and admits to being a technophobe, followed by appealing with the fact that she does use devices, but does not care for the brain-control-like qualities of modern day marketing. She goes on to list non-virtual activities she enjoys with friends, implying that technology takes you out of the moment during said activities. Lynda appeals once again with acknowledging an opposing argument that
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