analytical essay

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Chudry 1 Affera Chudry Prof. Wilkowski ENGL 1201 EC July 19 th , 2007 TV Addictions Cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol are all substances to which one can become addicted; on the other hand, addiction to cookies, charity, or even school can be categorized as positive addictions. We are always offered two choices in life, a positive and a negative, and this has no pardon to the addictions we may have. Negative addictions can be substances that are mentally and physically harmful to our body, while positive addictions are the exact opposite. In Marie Winn’s “The Plug-In-Drug,” she compares the addiction to television to an addiction to narcotics and alcohol. She proceeds with stating that these are of equal value and have similar, if not identical, negative effects. However, she fails to provide a sound explanation as to why her stance is such. Thus, alienates her audience. Firstly, the essay focuses simply on the negative aspects of television watching, even though a plethora of positive reasons for television watching. Winn states, “In a way
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