Multiple Strategies or Combining the Modes

Multiple Strategies - essay as he reads it It also makes the statement that everyone stereotypes which is true whether or not you agree He made a

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Multiple Strategies or Combining the Modes “Don’t Let Stereotypes Warp Your Judgments” 1. Why does Heilbroner begin his essay with a series of questions, references to criminal reports, and the Nebraska study? How does this introduction set up Heilbroner’s thesis? Heilbroner starts off his essay with a series of questions to get the reader thinking. At first, the readers will ask themselves the questions then again ponder the question do they stereotype people that way. It prepares the readers for the thesis by getting them thinking and on Heilbroner’s side. 3. Why does Heilbroner use “we” and “us” so often in this essay instead of referring to “people who stereotype”? Is his choice a good one? Heilbroner uses “we” and “us” to bring the reader in to the essay. The reader feels apart of the
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Unformatted text preview: essay as he reads it. It also makes the statement that everyone stereotypes, which is true whether or not you agree. He made a good decision when he included the “we” and “us” even though it could offend some people. 7. Why does Heilbroner include a three-step process near the end of his essay? Heilbroner gives a three-step process near the end of his essay to let the reader know that there is hope for him to overcome his stereotypes. It prepares the reader for the conclusion. Since this essay is in the combining modes section he probably used it to illustrate clearly another mode that you could use in writing an essay....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Carter during the Spring '08 term at Murray State KY.

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