English 100 inflecting the world summary

English 100 inflecting the world summary - English 100...

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English 100 Inflecting the World: Summary In Theodore A. Turnau’s article, “Inflecting the World: Popular Culture and the Perception of Evil,” it is clearly stated that the purpose of the article is to find out how popular culture influences the way that people see evil. The article starts out with the author listing all the places where evil can be found in Hollywood. From the most unsuspecting place such as a T.V. reality show, evil exists and we are somehow fascinated by it. Along with this information, the first page gives a brief background of evil and also gives the reader some questions to think about before indulging into all of the information. Turnau makes the point that he uses a theory from Paul Ricoeur to gain insight into popular culture called narrative representation. This point is most likely made to help make his points involving popular culture more credible. He goes into extreme detail about the theory and connects it with theories from the philosophers Plato and Aristotle. For the next two pages, Turnau goes in depth about the intricate theory and makes it very
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course ENGLISH 100 taught by Professor --- during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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