Day17-Stereotypes

Day17-Stereotypes - Day17:Stereotypes. IntheMedia.

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Day 17: Stereotypes . . .  In the Media.
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Stereotype -a preconceived and oversimplified idea  of the characteristics which typify a person,  situation, etc.; Also, a person who appears to  conform closely to the idea of a type *oversimplification *generalization *assumption
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Stereotypes:  Misconceptions About Oklahoma 1. Everyone drives a pickup and wears a cowboy hat. 2. Culture . . . what culture? 3. Everyone in OK lives on a farm. 4. Not a day passes without a tornado, or 50. 5. Flat land and red dirt as far as the eye can see-- 6. Everyone lives and breathes football. <http://okc.about.com/od/funandgames/tp/Top-Misconceptions-of-Oklahoma.htm>
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What’s Your Chosen Stereotype?
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What Sources Show this Stereotype? Where am I most likely to find examples of this stereotype? Choose 2 examples of the same stereotype (one must be a  visual example).
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Trajectory Today’s Assignment: Choose broad stereotype/topic
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course ENGL 1113 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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