life and death Essay

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ORB Log for English 12: QUEST Book
Name: Hamza Sheikh Period: 6
Title of Book: Neuromancer Author: William Gibson Subject: Technology As you read, take notes on the book that captures the problem, complexity, motivation, experience and significance and that drove the writer / major characters in the book to become activists for change related to your QUEST topic. In the left column, copy a direct quotation. In the middle column, cite the page number(s). Analyze the passage in the right column in a paragraph (minimum of five sentences). Do NOT summarize the quotation! Analyze the significance of the quotation. How does it relate to the other information you learned from this resource? How does it relate to other research you have read? How does it relate to anything your Consultant has told you? How does this connect to something in your life? How does it connect to something that has happened to someone you know? How does it connect to your Essential Question?
STUDENTS WHO TURN IN ALL QUOTES ON TIME WILL GET FULL CREDIT FOR THIS ORB ASSIGNMENT. EACH QUOTE IS DUE ON THE DATE LISTED. IF YOU TURN YOUR QUOTE IN LATE, POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED ACCORDINGLY.
Quotation #1 is due December 6, 2013
Quotation #2 is due December 9, 2014
Quotation #3 is due December 12, 2014
Quotation #4 is due December 16, 2014

Quotation #1 from book
Page #
Analysis
“The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.”

(Page 3)
From reading this quote we find out that technology is so important in this world that people even use it describe things meataphotically.
“Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation… A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system.”

(Page 56)
This quote gives us a very wonderful definition of “cyberspace.” Consensual hallucination is not as bad as it seems at first glance; It is actually used to express the idea or impression of something that not exist. If it does not exist is it possible for more then one person to experience it? I think there might actually be more to consensual…