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Bearbower-Haiston Page 1 Madisyn Bearbower-Haiston E. Hudecova Writing and Inquiry 19 October 2017 Screen Writing Today, our society is still evolving at such a fast pace that it can really make one stop and wonder: How did we get here? We got here because of one thing, and that is communication. Communication is vital to our survival, to the way that one simply exists. People communicate differently every day, and now the way in which we do is rapidly evolving. However, the image is slowly becoming much more popular than the written word, and that is truly prevalent in today’s world. Our cell phones, comic books and advertisements can attest to that for once and for all. In A. Kibédi Varga’s Criteria for Describing Word-and-Image Relations, the author makes a case that image is becoming more important for today’s society. Now more than ever before, the usage of cell phones plagues humanities entire existence. That is not necessarily a bad thing. While many think that the bright and tiny screens dull our minds, they actually help influence us now more than anything before. Just as the radio continued to flourish when the invention of the television sprouted, the invention of our tiny pocketed computers still encourages the way of the written word. Journalism, whether it is written in a physical copy of a newspaper or written online by a popular website is still an integral act to who the people of today really are. As a cognitive member of today’s society, the human mind is inherently curious as to what others think. Thus, one will always be curious enough to read and to probe into the thoughts or actions of just what is going on and happening in the world around them. However, the more and more that people give up on spreading the
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Bearbower-Haiston Page 2 written word, the more that curiosity hungers for sustenance. It Is indescribably frustrating for
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