Reading Comprehension: "The Typewriter Revolution," by D.J. Enright

Mr. Steel





1. What is the sarcastic/comedic criticism implicit in this poem?








2. How might the criticisms of typewriters be extended to word processors and text messaging?









3. Do you think that technology has adversely affected our ability to think and to communicate? Has it made us less open to poetry? Why or why not? Explain in a couple of paragraphs.