Reader Response Summary 2-22

Reader Response Summary 2-22 - the media such as violence...

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Steven Ozemba English 1010-004 Prof. Ann AL-Chokhachi 2/18/08 Kingsolver, Barbara. “Life Is Precious, or It’s Not.” Language Awareness. Ninth Edition. Editors Paul Escholz, Alfred Rosa, and Virginia Clark . Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005. 415-417. In this selection, Barbara Kingsolver, with a master’s degree in biology and ecology from the University of Arizona, declares that the media is a major influence in every person’s life. She indicates that the tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado was sparked by
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Unformatted text preview: the media such as violence in music and video games. Kingsolver’s friend basically starts the reading off with how columbines used to be her favorite flowers. Now she isn’t even able to plant them on the steep bank at the foot of the woods above her house. It’s all because of what happened at a place like Columbine High that can change the way we think and feel about the media. Kingsolver includes that children see right past what adults see in the media. (415-417)...
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