Critique - Juan Pesantez English 100 03/04/09 Critique of...

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Juan Pesantez English 100 03/04/09 Critique of “With No Boys to Ogle, We Had Time to Learn” In Christine Flowers’ “With No Boys to Ogle, We Had Time to Learn” (2005), Newsweek , she implies that gender schools should be separated and also asserts of the importance and pride of single-sex schools, which should be protected (79). She uses her own experience as a student at a single-sex college, at Bryn Mawr to support her claims. Flowers points out the effectiveness of studying in single-sex schools, in order to attract people to her idea of preserving these prestigious schools. Flowers is writing to a conservative well-educated audience of Newsweek , with interest and some knowledge in current events such as politics, finances and education systems. Flowers’ approach is compromised by faulty logic, hasty generalizations and false analogy. For instance, in one example of faulty logic, Flowers makes an interesting point about setting specific places for people of the opposite sex to interact, when she assert that, “Males and females should mix at parties, at sporting events and in holy matrimony” (79). These types of places are, in fact, really good for socializing between the sexes, but people need as many
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