Soc 134G #1 - Joseph Wallace Soc 134G Professor Clemencon...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Joseph Wallace Soc 134G Professor Clemencon 4/19/11 Assignment #1 The article by George Lakoff was extremely interesting and unlike anything I have read before, and I believe that was his point exactly. Lakoff discussed the importance of how we “frame” the environment to the public in order for ordinary citizens to understand the case of global warming. He explained how conservatives have done a great job framing the pubic to their ideals and using simple language to explain that the environment is here for us (human beings) to take advantage of in order to make a profit or advance our society. However, many people do not fully grasp the dangers and problems and even solutions to global warming, because they do not posses the right frames to comprehend the facts that are being presented to them. Lakoff explains that Progressives have done a bad job setting up the correct frames necessary for the public to really take hold of the idea of climate change. The facts are out there and the evidence is clear, but people cannot comprehend it fully due to the fact that their framing has not
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 132 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 2

Soc 134G #1 - Joseph Wallace Soc 134G Professor Clemencon...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online