eric cohen - reality you should be able to do as you please...

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Joshua Sipe First off I think that every college freshmen arrives at college with high expectations for their own future that are slowly diminished because he realizes that this is a major step. Kids today have been shaped by popular culture and they do follow popular trends and all the latest T.V shows which they think is reality, but it really isn’t. I think that this paragraph that tells about college freshmen is too generalized and that all people are not the same. Eric Cohen has put every college freshmen in the same boat, when in fact we all have different goals, dreams, and achievements that we want to accomplish. I agree with one thing he says “life is merely an empty struggle between oppressors and oppressed.” Life truly is a struggle between oppressors and oppressed at college although everyone has freedom there is always someone trying to tell you what to do or how to act when in
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Unformatted text preview: reality you should be able to do as you please and attempt to go against the norms. He also said that most students settle with irony, which being a college freshmen its required of me to disagree, but I believe that a lot of people do settle with being just another graduate that floats through life, but there also are those students that will invent the next machine that saves the world or the cure to aids. He groups all freshmen into one boat and says were all just a bunch or normal people that will not Joshua Sipe do anything in the future. I’ve never heard of Eric Cohen in the past but I’m sure that he was a college freshmen at one point and I believe he is just writing about himself and how his life didn’t turn out the way he wanted it to so he writes about all the pessimistic views of other people....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course ENGL M02 taught by Professor Mr.coolage during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Adirondack.

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