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4.3: “Friending, Ancient or Otherwise” by Alex Wright

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  • In “Friending, Ancient or Otherwise,” writer Alex Wright explores the evolution and purpose of friendship in the age of social media.

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    • What “points for comparison” does the author use?
    • How does the author go beyond the obvious similarities and differences to surface interesting ideas and insights?
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