Computer Usage on the Young Generation Essay

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Sarah (last name) English 101, M-TH Mr. Henery 13 December 2012 Dependence *Beep…Beep…Beep…Beep!...Beep!…Beep!…BEEP!!…BEEP!!…BEEP!!…BEEP!!* A hand extends from the bedside of an elderly woman, and repeatedly slams down on the snooze button. She lifts her head from the warm pillows and glances at the clock. 9:00 AM. She’d slept in. She normally woke up around 7 on Saturdays. A habit she gained from her father. She stretches and lets out an audible yawn without any fear of waking her husband. By now, he’s already half way done with his morning jog. She goes through the morning rituals of getting ready, and automatically makes her way to the kitchen. She opens the fridge and peers in, time to go shopping for groceries she deliberates. And, I might as well make a list of all the other stuff we need. Grabbing a dishtowel and some spray, she gives the kitchen and family room a thorough clean as she mentally makes a shopping list. By 12:30, she’s completely done with the grocery, and household shopping and returns home. As she walks through the door, she finds her husband cooking (well, what appeared to be cooking) a medley of food stuffs he had managed to scrounge. She calls for her oldest daughter, “Sarah! Come here and help with the groceries!” “Don’t make me ask twice young lady!” She walks into the dark room of her teenager. “You’re still in bed?” she gasps, “We’ve talked about this. You can’t be sleeping in this late, it’s already past lunchtime!” The only verbal response is a zombie-like moan from the bed. A slight shift in the blanket mound gives meager evidence of the life beneath it. Hop-scotching over wrinkled clothes, dirty dishes, and unmentionables, the mother reaches the blinds and pulls them up by the string, revealing the afternoon sky. “Arrghghgh!” the daughter cries, pulling the covers further over her head and causing a

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