A Visual Analysis Of George Gladwell's Small Change

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I chose the contemporary political cartoon for my visual analysis. The cartoon is portraying the sad reality of the generation gap between parents and their children in our current society. Today 's younger generations are obsessed with technology and the sense of connection it brings them. As Gladwell brought to light in his "Small Change" essay, the current belief that social media brings a superior connection between people throughout the world is falsely based on the misunderstanding of strong-tie and weak-tie relationships.The idea that you can connect with x number of "friends" at anytime through the use of social media has caused a disconnect between people and those around them. For instance, the cartoon shows a young boy tapping away
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