Unformatted text preview: claims, what are we to make of the issues addressed by Singer and Mason and Krakauer? Do their findings support Twenge’s arguments about a pervasive culture of inflated egos? And, in turn, can her essay adequately explain phenomena like the mistreatment of livestock and McCandless’s potentially foolhardy enterprise? In short, is an overemphasis on self-esteem as much of a governing cultural force as Twenge claims? Formatting: Typed, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, double-spaced, 1” margins, name and date in upper-left corner, stapled in upper-left corner / page numbers in bottom-right corner, title centered at top of page one...
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- Fall '07
- Into the Wild, Times Roman, Twenge, Twenge’s arguments, potentially violent narcissism