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Honors English 1 “The Undercover Parent” Noticing Language Be sure your answers are complete and well-written. 1. Describe a time when your parents (or the parents of someone you know) were overprotective. 1A. My parents have been overprotective over my sister because she’s always getting into trouble.They never really worry too much about me because i’m responsible.That is what makes us two different people.They always want to know where she is going and who she’s with or for how long.But for me they just say its fine for me to do what i want because they have more trust in me. 2. Why does Coben repeatedly use the word “ monitor ” to describe the use of spyware? What are the connotations of the word “monitor”? 2A. Coben is using the word monitor as a meaning to how parents should watch over their kids using the spyware.He uses connotations because he doesn’t want to have parents to think that maybe it is ok to use spyware so hes saying it in a more simplistic way.The word monitor refers to the meaning spyware because when you monitor something you can either be viewing something from another device using spyware or watching what a person is doing and invading their privacy.Coben wants us to feel that monitoring what our kids do is up to the parents.They decide what is best for their family. 3. Why does Coben also use words like “ invasion of privacy ,” “ eavesdropping ,” and surveillance ” to describe parents’ electronic monitoring practices? What other words with negative connotations does Coben use to describe the use of spyware? 3A .Coben
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