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In Anwar Accawi’s story “The Telephone” had a deep explanation of the importance of community. This essay reignited my feelings about the community I had back in Bangladesh. I used to live in a setting similar to Magdaluna’s. It was a neighborhood where everybody would know everybody else. If anybody would get sick, other people would come to see and wish him/her quick recovery. People tend to ignore sick people nowadays but there was a time when people would go visit their neighbors and extend their...

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The Telephone

The Telephone “Before the telephone came to Magdaluna, Im Kaleem’s house was bustling at just about any time of day, especially at night, when its windows were brightly lit with three large oil lamps, and the loud voices of the men talking, laughing, and arguing could be heard in the street below—a reassuring, homey sound” Anwar F. Accawi (p. 46). It’s hard to imagine that a single device such as the telephone, albeit a breakthrough in technology, could change not only a person’s day to day...

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The Telephone

Question No. 01. Anwar F. Accawi starts the essay “The Telephone” by telling about the way people in his village looked at the time was to notify that time was not important for the people who lived in his village at his period. Accawi in his first paragraph writes that “time didn’t mean much to anybody, except may be to those who were dying , or those waiting appear in court…” from these lines Accawi tries to states that time was not important for every people in his village except for some...

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The Telephone

The Telephone About 100 years ago, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone by accident with his assistant Mr. Watson. Over many years, the modern version of the telephone makes the one that Bell invented look like a piece of junk. Developments in tone dialing, call tracing, music on hold, and electronic ringers have greatly changed the telephone. This marvelous invention allows us to communicate with the entire globe 24 hours a day just by punching in a simple telephone number. It is the...

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Telephone Essay

The telephone, invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, solved this problem by transforming human speech into a series of electrical signals that could be sent very much like a telegraph, though on different wires. This invention took quite a while to catch on as the now popular telegraph system had a stable infrastructure already in place. However, the benefits of instantaneous, clear communication eventually outweighed the convenience of the existing infrastructure, and the telephone became...

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Telephone Conversation

Telephone Conversation” “Madam, I warned,/ I hate a wasted journey- I am African” (4-5). This gives the reader instantly the subtle wit that is being portrayed due to the ignorance of having to be apologetic for something the writer cannot control. Wole Soyinka’s poem “Telephone Conversation” gives us a prime example of the aggressive humor and irony of the racial profiling handed out to the negro community where one’s education and merit does not trump racism in the view of the wealthy white...

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Telephone and Internet

became more agile and simple. It changed the world making human life much easier. I have always thought of the Internet as one of the most important inventions created. Before the internet life was hard. People only communicated through letters or telephone. Letters took hours or days to get to their destinations. Previously people spent time and money sending letters and making phone calls. Next, books were the most important search tool that existed before that invention. To do researches people had...

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The First Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell

The first telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell on March 10, 1876. The first words ever transmitted to another person through the telephone was “Mr. Watson, come here, I want you.”. This was the start of something huge in the future. The telephone’s cause can be described by the inventor and his reasons. The effects can be described by the outcome and todays uses of the telephone. Bell came to the U.S. as a teacher for the death, and considered the idea of electronic speech while visiting...

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Essay on the Article "The War on the Telephone Poles"

The War on the Telephone Poles He starts the article out by talking about how the idea of the telephone came to the world, and how groundbreaking it was for its time. Although it was hindered by the people, thwarted, because it was so new for it’s time. People was afraid that distance as they knew it was collapsing, with them now being able to talk to people over far distance. If you had never heard of a telephone before, i bet you’d find that idea just plainly insane. To stop the spread of the...

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Telephone and Fax Machines

known as a videoteleconference) is a set of interactivetelecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. Fax A fax (short for facsimile) is a document sent over a telephone line. Fax machines have existed, in various forms, since the 19th century, though modern fax machines became feasible only in the mid-1970s as the sophistication of technology increased and cost of the three underlying technologies dropped. Businesses...

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