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Online Study Guide: The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

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STRUCTURE ANALYSIS

When examining a piece of non-fiction writing, the reader should always be concerned with methodology. An author’s methodology is the way he or she constructs the argument. This includes the sources the author uses as well as the way he or she presents the argument--what evidence the writer includes and the order in which the evidence is presented. The main reason for evaluating methodology is to consider the author’s methodological assumptions and to decide for oneself if the argument is convincing.

In this work, Thomas Friedman primarily uses interviews secondary, scholarly monographs, or primary documents (such as the 9/11 Commission Report) to probe the flattening of the world in the twenty-first century. Friedman divides the text into six sections. In Part I, “How the World Became Flat,” Friedman establishes the framework for the..........


IMPORTANT / KEY FACTS

Title:
The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century

Author:
Thomas L. Friedman

Date Published:
2005

Genre:
Non-Fiction

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