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Unformatted text preview: Amy Callaway English 3700 Dr. Rausch Midterm Draft Frank Abagnale Jr. successfully deceived Frank gained the confidence of others and convinced them that he was a person of a moral background by manipulating their perception of him. Frank Abagnale Jr. became an expert at heuristics during his time. He successfully convinced many people he was an honorable person by putting on the persona of airline pilot, doctor, teacher, and lawyer. When Frank gave a flight attendant a necklace the two later became intimate is an example of reciprocity as when a person gives to another that person feels obligated to repay them. Frank uses the commitment and consistency principle when he “asked Brenda if she loved him then made her promise to follow him to the airport” (24). Brenda’s answer yes that she loved him marked a commitment and Brenda was forced to continue that commitment and go to the airport, consistency. By watching how professionals such as those in a hospital, class room, court room, or airport behave...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2010 for the course ENGLISH 5000 taught by Professor M during the Spring '10 term at Armstrong State University.
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