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    Imagine a world of transparency. Each human would have full access to every minuscule detail of another person’s life, from looking up their medical issues online, to watching a live stream of every single move they make. It is terrifying to imagine a society in which nothing is kept personal, and as the inherent nature of technology continues to progress, this threat will only become more of a reality. Dave Eggers illustrates this pseudo-utopian world in his novel, The Circle, where his characters are dependent upon technology to the utmost degree. An analytical question would be: would the technology mentioned in The Circle be worth implementing in today’s society? Our protagonist, Mae Holland, runs us through her everyday observations and thoughts while she works at the Circle, a corporation that creates online applications and identities with the sole purpose of…

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    The novel The Circle by Dave Eggers, is seen as a governmental operation that is corrupted through the internet in your social accounts, in which it lets everyone know your information and life beyond it. The main idea from it is its meaning of what is good or bad. With the data people receive throughout their lives on the internet like what they choose as passwords, or statements that they receive from banks, what they post online, and the health care or records they have all go into one…

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    The Circle is a major business that maintains their focus to enforce everyone to work together as one unit. In the novel, The Circle, by Dave Eggers, there is an idea portrayed that every individual is a part of something greater than themselves. Eggers shows that anything that someone does, even a little act that does not seem to be important at the time, can have a major impact on the other individuals around them and even their society as a whole. This idea can be exchanged to the perspective…

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    For example, Eggers uses a different tone when describing Mae’s infatuation and love for The Circle, but casts a different tone while portraying Mercer’s disdain with the company’s level of power and all of the trauma it’s caused. While Mae is at work, she loves the fast paced work and the fact that there’s always something going on. While outside of the circle and work Mae comes home or goes kayaking, and the tone shifts. Mae begins to enjoy the steady calm waters, and enjoy lounging around her…

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    numerous charges against Abdulrahman Zeitoun of domestic violence, author Dave Eggers’ purpose still remains effective and dissimilar to Zeitoun’s accused actions. Discrimination against Muslim-Americans and Islamophobia is prominently portrayed in Eggers novel, Zeitoun, as a way to depict the many injustices that occurred during Hurricane Katrina. As the novel progresses, the reader follows the Zeitoun’s through their…

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    Dave Egger Totalitarianism

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    The analysis of how The Circle exerts totalitarian control over people by making privacy matters public Introduction In Dave Egger’s “The Circle”, it illustrates a tech firm, The Circle attempts to transform the overall world into a giant social circle. To attain this goal, The Circle exerts totalitarian control over people by privacy matters public. This paper primarily analyzes the concept and main characteristics of totalitarian. In relation to the key words like absolute authority, powerful…

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    single story is about having one sided perspective on different cultures and countries. Although the stories we read gives us depiction of what these people have gone through, the depictions they portray themselves in the story, make their readers feel no other complex feelings other than pity. These stories become our "single-stories" thus we who are fortunate enough to enjoy life have the urge to help and try to share a little bit of that experience thus we become to have “white-savior…

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    Ulrahman Zeitoun Summary

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    He was a father of four, married to an American wife Kathy and owned a successful painting and contracting firm. The story introduces their every day lives and explains Zeitoun’s passion for his work and the welfare of others like his own employees. I instantly became fond of him because not only was he a modest husband and father he was also a kind person that you’d be lucky to have as a neighbor. At first the family was a little concerned about the storm yet as soon as it began looking more…

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    it can lead to many consequences. Indeed, in his book The Circle, Dave Eggers suggests that being ashamed of a previous event or the past due to sharing everything to everyone and having no privacy, leads to the loss of identity. To begin, Eggers shows through characterization that people’s shame leads to the loss of true self. Indeed, when Mae first entered The Circle, her only goal was to please her bosses, to be good at her new job (?????????) Her…

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    Dave Eggers Serve Or Fail

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    In Serve or Fail, the author, Dave Eggers, brings up the point that community service should be required in colleges. According to Eggers, “college is too long-it should be three years-and even with a full course load and part-time jobs there are many hours in the days and weeks that need killing.” He believes that with all of the free time that students have, they should do something productive and helpful like community service. Additionally, Eggers thinks that if colleges were to require…

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