English language Essay | Internet English: Efficiency Vs. Eloquency

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Internet English.
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Internet English: Efficiency Vs. Eloquency

Summary: This essay is about how Internet writing is rendering English as a language, sloppy and not as poised and elegant as it used to be.
In 2001, a Neilson study found that seventy per cent of Canadians used the internet. The Internet has undoubtedly facilitated communication and the accessibility of information. It has however, at the same time rendered English, the language used most prevalently in cyberspace, sloppier and less structured. The Internet has allowed for fast communication via email and chat which has resulted in the use of acronyms, and short form writing. These are essentially elements responsible for depleting paragraph and sentence structure. The Internet's popularity has forced other mediums of communication to adapt to a "bite sized" way of relaying information. The internet has even affected the way presentations are delivered, especially in the corporate sector. Mostly in a brief and to-the-point manner, as to grasp the shortened attention span of the people conditioned by this internet era we find ourselves in. It seems that being quick and...

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