Negative Analysis Of Hanna Rosin's 'The Overprotected Kid'

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When I was younger I could tell the difference between the overprotected children and the under-protected children quite easily. You could see that the overprotected children were more anxious, scared, and nervous about socializing, especially in school. The children are not at fault for this issue that seems to come up. This tends to be the fault of the children’s parents. Parent’s whole lives tend to be revolved around their children. Therefore, they worry and stress about taking care of their kids that they end up going overboard. Hanna Rosin’s “The Overprotected Kid” helps show the protectiveness of parents and a way to help fix the issue. Even though Rosin struggled with the opposing view, she does a great job of using logical evidence, avoiding logical fallacies, providing reliable credibility, using helpful assumptions, and giving a good amount of emotion. In “The Overprotected Kid,” Hanna Rosin, a co-host of an NPR show and magazine writer for the Atlantic argues the idea that by overprotecting children, their mental and emotional growth can be stunted, they can develop unwanted qualities and skills, they aren’t understanding logical and normal risks, and that a new view of playgrounds could help the situation. For example, Rosin stated that because children are being protected from normal risks they are more likely to have phobias in these modern days. According to Rosin, parents protect the kids to a point that children are developing more phobias then in the

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