Final Assignment Week 9

Final Assignment Week 9 - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Critical Analysis Forms Fill out one form for each source. Source 1 Title and Citation: Video Games Have Become the Scapegoat for Violent Behavior 1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. The issue that is presented is that video games being the new media kid play a major role in the violent behavior that is displayed by people who play video games. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. After reading the article, video games are being blamed due the fact that it is the new media available. A study shows that about 93% of young men and women play games. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. The article includes a section that states that several studies have shown that there is no proven information that has linked various violent crimes to violent games. 4 Do you find the source credible? Explain your reasoning. I do find that the source is very credible since the information included in the article prove that video games in no way play a part in the way society acts. 5 Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. The author states that the more violent a video game is the more a person is liable to commit a violent crime. This statement has never been fully proven but is considered the standard today. 6 Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. Video Games that are violent promote violence is a fallacy that the author is stating without any type of evidence to support this statement. 7 State one argument made by the author. The author states that video games have influenced the way members of society behave which at this point still has not be proven to be the main cause 8 Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. Despite all the information that was provided, according to different scientists, there is still insufficient evidence to prove that video games are a major concern in regards to behavioral tendencies. CRT 205
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9 Is the author’s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak? Explain how you determined this. The author titled this article Video Games is the new
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