The Lost While
The Lost While
Noelle Oxenhandler?s essay, ?The Lost While? is an astonishingly realistic depiction of what our society has become. It portrays the unconscious monster-like attitudes we express in our everyday life. Today?s society with its extreme technology has altered our thoughts to what enjoying the moment means!
In contemporary life, we are so caught up with the worries of the everyday world and its responsibilities, we never take the time to sit down and enjoy the moments that could be so special. However each person individually cannot be blamed for this. Society has changed our views and thoughts through a booming industrial period and so called conveniences. Families and professionals of all sorts have developed this same type of fast-pasted mindset of the world. This is creating a circle that is never-ending, that gets more complex with time.
Oxenhandler quotes that, ?We have come to believe that convenience is necessity? (310). Oxenhandler expresses that we get angered and frustrated when what we want is not immediately available to us. These feelings are the product of a booming society that has deeply enrooted a desire for a perfect world; a perfect
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