ENGLUNIT3IPCAUSEANDEFFECT - Cause and Effect Essay 1...

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Cause and Effect Essay 1 Running Head: Violence in Movies Steve Hogan American InterContinential University ENGL106-1101B-01
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Cause and Effect Essay 2 Abstract In this essay, I will attempt to give you the cause of violence in movies, which will range in many different ways. I will also attempt to give you some of the effects that violence in movies can cause you as individuals or groups. The common sense assumption on violence in movies will be explained and how the assumption has become categorized as this.
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Cause and Effect Essay 3 A common-sense assumption is a logical deduction based on ordinary experience or facts known to many of people but not acquired through specialized knowledge. This is an assumption made through ‘street smarts’, not education. The case of violence in the movies causing violence in society the ‘common-sense’ comes from looking at the issue from the perspective of observational learning. We all know that we can learn by observing and mimicking others therefore if we observe violence in the movies we may learn and mimic that; it is just common-sense! Professor Elizabeth Newson used this common-sense approach in her report Video Violence and the Protection of Children (1994); initially it attracted huge media interest by claiming it had definitively established the link between movie violence and real world violence. However, following the uproar it became apparent that no definitive link had been established,
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course ENGL 106 taught by Professor Koh during the Spring '11 term at American InterContinental University.

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