I recently had an assignment in my English class based on a 2008 AP essay question. It reads as follows:
"Read the following passage from “America Needs Its Nerds” by Leonid Fridman. Then write an essay in which you analyze how Fridman develops his argument.
There is something very wrong with the system of values in a society that has only derogatory terms like nerd and geek for the intellectually curious and academically serious.
A geek, according to Webster’s… Continue
Posted on September 17, 2009 at 8:30pm — 21 Comments