Don T Say Goodbye Just Ghost Analysis

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In the article, Don’t Say Goodbye Just Ghost, by Seth Stevenson claims Americans should give up saying goodbye at a large social gathering and just leave. It first describes the scenario in which someone waits for a conversation to end before saying goodbye being awkward and unnecessary. There is a better way of leaving a scene of 15 or more people, ghosting. Ghosting is leaving without saying goodbye. Along with his own reasoning he provides the reader reasonable evidence that leaving without saying goodbye is not rude. Throughout the whole article he argues for himself, but provides the rebuttal of whomever opposes this idea. In other words, he counters his argument with another reason as to say goodbye, takes it into consideration, and provides a resolution for the problem. After reading through the article, the evidence is clear: time, emotions, and other cultures and the flaws are overpowered. Time is something people claim to never have enough of. Stevenson argues too, that people don’t have enough time. No one should have to…show more content…
I think the author would like to see change in how Americans leave at parties and tried to persuade people to stop saying goodbye. According to his personal website, Seth Stevenson is a writer for Slate and has surfaced on different newspapers and magazines (Stevenson). The graduate of Brown University has won a numerous number of awards including a Lowell Thomas from the Society of American Travel Writers. I would say that the writer seems more like a liberal than a conservative as he is open to change and encourages it. Slate is typically a left sided platform as well. He is most likely targeting the younger audience that goes out a lot. The author was trying to persuade the readers to stop saying goodbye at lager events and leave. I think that I agree with him in a lot of ways, but would probably not leave without notice because that isn’t
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