Message and Purpose ) Summarize Abend’s main message (ideas/argument) in your own words.
2) Underneath your summary, respond to Abend’s message as you understand it. Answer ALL of the questions below:
-What do you think Abend’s purpose is? -Who do you think her intended audience is? Describe this audience as specifically as you can–what are their concerns, beliefs, values, feelings, preferences? What kind of response do you think Abend is trying to elicit from this audience? -Which of her arguments do you agree with and why? -Which do you disagree with and why? Your response should be at least 500 words (double-spaced pages) long; make sure to discuss specific examples from Abend’s essay explicitly. Abend’s essay: https://www.afar.com/magazine/the-sound-of-silence