The Virtual World

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The virtual world is an imaginary location now defined as a place where a person can customize their personality characteristics to present themselves the way they want to be perceived. A strong doorway so the individual can establish an alter ego to escape from their daily discrimination or bias in life. An online community that allows the individual to fulfill into a community where he or she is accepted for who they something the actual world cannot offer to the individual. A society were the individual is giving the: equal opportunity among their others peers, to become more minded, a place for them to be truly themselves and where he or she is able to "hide" behind their computer screen. When hiding behind their computer screen the individual is becoming that second persona they want to appear to the other person behind the other screen. This allows the other person to receive the portrayed avatar of the individual. The online community has offered a place for the individual to live without the worry or from concernment of judgments or discrimination and allows them to express them-self to an imaginary society online and in exchange receive a feeling they are realistic, significant and noticed. These significant elements fill the appetite of the user to be filling with the thing they want and live and experience the lifestyle the individual all ways to live. The virtual world Creates a fantasy place where disable people are capable to join into a “normal” society and do things they wouldn’t be able to do in their conditions. In the article “Alter Egos in a Virtual World”, the authors present Jason Rowe, who has a condition called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. His condition only allows Jason little movemen... ... middle of paper ... ...ou” inform the reader the essential instrument in the virtual worlds, “The tool that makes this possible is the World Wide Web” (Grossman 125). Not only has the web allowed an individual to explore and socialize online has been created to a powerful important power for others who are not satisfied with their daily life in the actual world. Works Cited Levine, Ketzel. Alter Egos in a Virtual World. Second Literacy Branch of the Los Angeles Unified School District: 11th Grade Contemporary Composition Course Alter Egos in a Virtual World, 2009. Print Turkle, Sherry. Who Am We. Second Literacy Branch of the Los Angeles Unified School District: 11th Grade Contemporary Composition Course, 2009. Print Grossman, Lev. Time’s Person of the Year. Second Literacy Branch of the Los Angeles Unified School District: 11th Grade Contemporary Composition Course: You, 2009. Print

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