1. Carr: Think of an important tool or invention that Carr does not mention in this selection and conduct further research about it. Write a paper about how it has shaped human behavior and cognition. What was the need that drove the invention? Have there been improvements on the invention since it was first used?
Interact with the texts as you write your paper, quoting and paraphrasing to support your ideas as well as to initiate new discussion in answer to the question. The essay will be 4 double-spaced typed pages in Times New Roman 12 point. Use the same heading and page number format as from the first essay. Use MLA style to document your quotations and paraphrases. Grading will encompass meeting the assignment prompt, proper formatting, thesis statement, logical development, incorporation and documentation in MLA style of the sources, appropriateness of sources, and a works cited page in MLA style (not counted in the 4 pages).
This story by Nicholas Carr “A Thing Like Me” can be found in the college level textbook called Reading The World Ideas That Matter by Michael Austin the Third Edition on page 123