Influence Of Technology In Writing Through Time

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Technology in Writing through Time Writing has been around or thousands of years, in various forms-lines, stones, hieroglyphs, and so on. It, writing has allowed us, people, to send messages and ideas over lengthy periods of time to now instant messages, and both ways-lengthy and instant ones-have commonly been for sending our messages to others far and distanced from us. The technologies in use have changed, but the intentions are still relatively the same: deliver a message. Technology, literacy rates, who will read a text, and original viruses copied texts will discussed in what it takes to create and deliver a message, from "Should Everybody Write?" by Dennis Baron. Commencing, writing, a shadow of speech, started off as being done …show more content…
In ancient Greece, in the 4th-5th century BCE, about ten percent of the urban male population was literate, while just one percent of the women and rural people were, and those numbers are approximately the same for 17th century England. Though, by the 19th century, England 's literacy rate was at approximately 70%, even though there were concerns over who could read and write, and America and Western Europe’s literacy rates shot up over 80%. Alexandria, an Egyptian city, may have had a grand library during the Hellenic period, but the people lacked library cards. Writing technologies, as opposed to copiers, limited who could be authors and readers. Limits were (and are) also imposed by governments, religious leaders, and society. Writing is less bound and confined today than it was in the past. In conclusion, the evolution and how to deliver a creation, writing, is the theme of Dennis Barton 's "Should Everybody Write?" Barton takes readers of Should Everybody Write into the past and compares it to how things are now, by discussing ancient, old, and newer technologies for the majority of the article. A message may be instant or not so instant, to only be sent much later than preferred or expected, but there is a common goal: delivery. Writing, a message, is usually sent, delivered, and seen, but not necessarily replied

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