SRR: Is Google Making Us Stupid? Summary: In the article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid”, the main point the author, Nicholas Carr is trying to make is that as the internet becomes our primary source of information, it begins to affect our ability to read books and other long pieces. Even though this process […]
SRR “How to Tame a Wild Tongue”
Peter Le English 101 2/21/17 Summary: In “How to Tame a Wild Tongue”, Gloria Anzaldua exposes her feelings about social and cultural difficulties that Mexican immigrants face when being raised in the United States. She establishes comparisons among English, Spanish and their variations and how cultural imperialism influence on people’s “preference” to speak one language […]
Discourse community John Swales
Summary: The main points of “The Concept of Discourse community” by John Swales are that Swales is trying to define “discourse community”. He starts off by talking about the speech community and how speech is an important aspect in a discourse community. The members in a discourse community need to know how to communicate […]
My name is Peter Le, I am a freshman at Umass Boston. I lived in Everett, Massachusetts which makes me a huge Patriots fan. Some of the sports that I played are soccer, swim, and tennis. I am the first generation of my family since both of my parents were from Vietnam. I am currently […]
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