The Communication Revolution Strategies

In Jonathan Franzen's bestselling novel, Freedom, Jessica, the main characters' college age daughter, takes on her father's assistant, Lalitha:

“I'm a young person. … OK? I'm the young person here. Do you get it?”

“Yes! Of course. … All I'm saying is I'm not so old myself, you know.”

“You're twenty-seven!”

“That's not young?”

“How old were you when you got your first cell phone? When did you start going online?”

“I was in college.

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