Stereotypes Essay.rtf - STEREOTYPES I Introduction A Background Information 1 Stereotypes are closely related to prejudices 2 The male sex is

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10/27/2018 STEREOTYPES I. Introduction A. Background Information 1. Stereotypes are closely related to prejudices. 2. The male sex is characterized as more aggressive, dominant, more independent, more objective. 3. Women are more attentive, smarter, more confident. B. Thesis statement Stereotypes are simplified and more often distorted mental images. They come up with a certain sex group, and they imply a whole set of characteristics, whether physical or mental, which they describe and determine in this group. II. Body A. We are surrounded by prejudices and well-known stereotypes about women in our society. 1. Women are bad drivers. 2. Women cannot do male jobs. 3. Women are obsessed with physical look/weight. B. In my past, I have been a subject of discrimination, stereotypes, and prejudices about overweight people. 1. The teacher told me, she will take me on competition like a lead singer only if I lose some weight. 2. A high school coach did not give me the chance to play the game just because I was overweight.
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C. Jane Elliot, a primary school teacher in Iowa, conducted an experiment on blue and brown eyes students. 1. Jane Elliott divided the 28 students of third grade into two groups, depending on the color of their eyes. III. Conclusion
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Stereotypes are simplified and more often distorted mental images. They come up with a certain sex group, and they imply a whole set of characteristics, whether physical or mental, which they describe and determine in this group. Stereotypes are closely related to prejudices. Prejudices and stereotypes are the results of people's mental inertia, tendency to generalize, and the tendency to look at the world in "black and white" instead of a thousand shades. Stereotypes are related to
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