Writing changed its forms as the advancements in the society took place. Writing took more formal stands as centuries passed. Writing is the foundation of the society we live in today. As people in early civilizations invented writing to keep track of everything they ever did, people who came centuries after used the same writing to keep record of their findings to define our lives. The only evidences we have about our earth and our lives were the writings people who invented it recorded. Therefore, writings recorded centuries ago can only define our lives. Imagine if writing was never a part of our lives. Itis improbable. Writing is extremely essential. Writing gives us the answers we want, and it helps us improvise.
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Now let us all take a moment to refresh our memories on how we use writing in our lives today. It is extremely different from the way it was used when it was originated. And, of course, now writing serves many different purposes in many different forms and ways. People write to inform, to save, to share, to entertain, to relax, and to keep up. I have given many thought into this drastic change writing went through over the years. Writing kept up with humans as we changed in many ways. There many innovations that happened in out world. Many were technological and many were psychological. None of the changes affected writing. Writing kept up with whatever we improvised into. Our lifestyles changed over the centuries; writing took different forms and is still alive. This research proved to me that writing would never die. It is not a small part of our lives as we think. Writing hold up everything together. In a poem written by Katherine Sánchez Espano, she portrays the idea of the death of writing in the first half and the birth of writing in the second half. She gives instances where forms of writing get ruined such as burning of letters and dropping ink on a paper. However, on the second half, she exemplifies the beginning of writing. The first line of the second half is, “Last, we have the birth of writing” (Katherine). Through her poem I understood that, writing is not an easy thing to lose, because human history is nothing without writing. Furthermore, writing will keep arising one after the other in different forms to keep up with humans with our lifestyles and evolution that happens in us.
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