Pros And Cons Of Hidden Intellectualism

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Gerald Graff is a former English professor that examines the fallacies of academia in his essay “Hidden Intellectualism”. As the title suggest, Graff’s essay will depict how children are becoming intellectuals through the discussion of cars, sports, fashion, and TV. There is also discussion about how schools are overlooking this knowledge as being beneficial to a student’s success in academic writing and what they can do to relate the students previous understanding of extra-curricular activities to academia. My essay will examine the foundation of “Hidden Intellectualism” and the pros and cons of applying this to modern education systems.
There is seldom an academic writing that is relatable and I am excited to read, but Graff executes this

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