First Essay Prompt (ANTH 146)

First Essay Prompt (ANTH 146) - 9 The paper is due on...

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ANTH 46, FALL ’03, FIRST PAPER INSTRUCTIONS: General Instructions 1. No more than two double-spaced typewritten pages. 2. Font should be no smaller than 11. 3. Margins should be no smaller than 1 inch. 4. Write your name, PID number, honor code pledge, and your TA’s name. 5. Get right to your point(s), avoiding extraneous contents (such as “Descartes was a philosopher who lived in the 17 th century”). 6. We are interested in how well you control the material and understand the arguments. 7. Compose your essay with clear, explicit, concrete, and coherent sentences. 8. Check your spelling and grammar.
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Unformatted text preview: 9. The paper is due on Thursday, Sept. 18th, at the end of the class period. QUESTION : Is there any essential difference between a typical Western speaker’s utterance “My professor is a strange bird” and a Bororo’s declaration “I am a red-breasted parrot”? Are these utterances essentially alike or different in nature? Explain your answer in terms of the course argument, demonstrating that you understand the latter, and then, reserving a paragraph, state whether the argument does or does not make sense to you, and why....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course ANTH 146 taught by Professor Evens during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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