Unformatted text preview: COlVIM 350, Spring, 2008
Final Paper Assignment Think about some episode of conﬂict you have had (relatively recently) with someone in your
family. Then: on note paper or something similar that you will NOT turn in, write down everything you
remember about the conﬂict, in as great detail as you can manage. How did it start? What did it appear to be about? What do you think it was ACTUALLY about? How did the conﬂict progress? Who said
what to whom (as best you can remember)? How was it resolved? What happened afterwards? That’ s your description of the conﬂict.
‘ Now, analyze the conﬂict in terms of the material you read in (roughly) the ﬁrst parts of Chapter 8.. That analysis should take up about half of your paper. Finally, consult the latter part of chapter 8
(beginning on page 246) about constructive conﬂict. What could you or your conﬂict partner have done
to make the conﬂict more useful? That should comprise the second half of your paper. Your paper should be about 8 pages long, typed, and double-spaced. The paper will be graded on
1. Paper and argument structure 2. Quality of writing
3. Thoughtfulness and insight Please be sure to ask if you don't understand what is expected of you. ...
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