Please have a look at the two videos that follow, taking notes on specific details related to television and media delivered via screens. Use the details in your notes to answer the following questions in detail, with specific support from each video and “Television: The Plug-In Drug.” Your answers should be recorded in a Google doc entitled “Surname TV,” with the surname as your surname, Robin. Share the Google doc with me.
- Tone is defined as the relationship or point of view of the speaker to the subject. Given the subject of television or media delivered via screens, what is the tone of each video? Be descriptive, and support your answer with details from the videos.
- Using direct quotes from “Television: The Plug In Drug,” explain how Marie Winn would respond to each video. Be highly specific.
- What positive and negative effects could the future imagined by the Corning video have? Support your opinions on effects with details from the video as causes. Compose as a single, complete paragraph with a topic sentence answering the question, 3-5 supporting details with analysis, and a concluding sentence.
- Argue for or against the negative vision of television and the future found in Brasil. What we see in Brasil are the effects of television – consider ways in which television may or may not cause a dystopian future and compose your argument as a single, complete paragraph with a topic sentence, 3-5 supporting details with analysis, and a concluding sentence.