Friday, February 10, 2012

"It's Magic" - Word Choices - AP English Literature - Blog:

I guess my initial reaction after hearing Mike Daisey's story was awe. I couldn't really comprehend how millions of peoples' stories could be kept silent for so long. How is it that we had never heard a story quite like Mike Daisey's before today? I guess there are three factors which lead to that conclusion. One, is that Mike Daisey is an incredible story teller. Two, is that the Chinese government is incredibly good at suppressing its people. And the final factor is that we, as the consumers, really haven't been listening until now.