Essays Tagged: "Generalization"

Thomas Paine: Propaganda and Persuasion

pamphlets titled The Crisis, Paine used several propaganda and persuasion techniques including over generalization, either/or fallacy, bandwagon appeal, parallelism, analogy, repetition, anecdote, and ... ire for freedom in the reader in one of his works, The Crisis. One type of propaganda used was over generalization. His use of broad generalities was demonstrated when he concluded, "Not a man lives o ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Aboriginal deaths in custody - history of colonization in Australia, Australian society, statistics, western society. Includes extensive bibliography - A- mark

custody can be explained as a statistical phenomenon rather than a cultural one, an Australia wide generalization must be made. It is also important to compare the rate Aboriginal deaths in custody a ...

(10 pages) 291 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Ever Changing English Language. How has the American English dialect changed over the years? What are the three main areas of change?

ning. Three main areas of change are hyperboles and understatements, elevation and degradation, and generalization and specification,.The first area of change consists of hyperboles and understatement ... ered to a farm laborer but now relates to a bad guy or antagonist.The third area of change involves generalization and specification. The term generalization applies to words that were once specific b ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Social intergration via Kinship

that kinship acts as an important means for social integrating in a given society. But is it a fair generalization to say that kinship always functions as a mechanism for social integration?Kinship re ... nship always functions as a mechanism for social integration in society. It is not possible to make generalizations like 'always', when discussing different societies. As we can see from the Yanomamo ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

PC computers are better than macintosh computers on average

uter they own, being that choosing which computer to own is the same as choosing your car. A common generalization states that the PC computer outruns the Mac on many different circumstances; doing mu ... the Mac on many different circumstances; doing much more than the Mac will ever be able to do. This generalization comes from benchmarks of many professionals. Due to this known fact, about 90% of com ...

(3 pages) 164 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Oversimplification Throughout History Compares the ideals of President George W. Bush to those of Plato

agree with him, I can see his point. I would hardly consider the theory of evolution to be a vague generalization of important facts, but there are plenty of other issues where I tend to take Chain's ...

(4 pages) 62 0 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

My Theory of a Good Life

. I believe that each individual chooses independently what determines them. I don't think that a generalization about how all humans act can be made. Yes, we are free, and have the ability to choo ...

(8 pages) 276 4 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Free Political Associations in Alexis de Tocqueville's "Democracy in America".

sful in achieving the lofty goals such as these.One such association, which is no exception to this generalization, is the National Rifle Association. Established in 1975, it has indeed become one of ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Dynamic from Conceptions to Experiences in Early Art and the Characterization of Greek Art in the Classical Era.

sexual and reproductive functions of all females rather than a depiction of a particular woman. The generalization of specific details accompanies all art from prehistory until the time of ancient Gre ...

(5 pages) 162 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

White Collar Crime

ffenders was their specialized access to crime targets by way of work, or organizational position.A generalization such as this could cover a wide array of offenses such as: fixing prices, cheating pe ...

(2 pages) 154 0 2.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Definition of Organizational Behavior. How most people think OB is common sense and the study of OB. It is a 600 word paper, in ARP format.

rganization, for the purpose of using the results towards improving an organization's effectiveness.Generalization about behavior is usually wrong; I, myself was a person who believed behavior was not ...

(2 pages) 99 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Writing an effective paragraph

Reach a conclusion and write that "conclusion" first. If it helps, think of writing backwards--from generalization to support instead of from examples to a conclusion.If you know what you main point w ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Governments should provide funding for artists so that the arts can flourish and be available to all people.

le.however, these people overlook the essential and distinctive elements of arts and made a hastily generalization.Arts are forms full of vigor and attraction. they have survived for thousands of year ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

What is Queer?

ion), but their lifestyles, attitudes, and behaviors as well. It may be unfair to make such a broad generalization, for I rarely here the term used to describe lesbians, but it has become fairly mains ...

(4 pages) 59 3 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Non Conformity and Society

and its implementation is the decisive factor that determines the success of a society. But is this generalization justified? Tim Li explores whether this idea is reality or just another myth.A societ ...

(2 pages) 71 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Health Midterm Review--Sex ,Rape, and Pregnancy

es and Sexual Harassmenta. Define stereotype, sexual harassment, and acquaintance rape.-Stereotype- generalization made about a group that is often untrue-Sexual Harassment- unwanted, unreciprocated, ...

(4 pages) 42 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

AP United States History Free Response

While the generalization of Republican's as strict constructionists and the Federalist's as loose ones holds s ...

(3 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


tion who are employed. In other words, it is merely people who are out of work. This is, however, a generalization statement as it is much more complicated than that. There are many different types of ...

(6 pages) 293 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

History of Algebra

Algebra is defined by Webster's New Collegiate Dictionaryas a generalization of arithmetic in which lettersrepresenting numbers are combined according to the rule ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

How we teach and how students learn- A mismatch

the same struggles, instructors often teach from the top down, from the general to the particular. Generalizations are often fully formulated when they are introduced. Students are not actively engag ... lated when they are introduced. Students are not actively engaged in the process of abstraction and generalization. Very little inductive thinking is involved; the reasoning is almost entirely deducti ...

(13 pages) 143 1 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics