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4. How does each of the individuals Gould cites — Paul Broca, L. Manouvrier, GustaveLe Bon, and Maria Montessori — contribute to the development of his argument? Does each make a separate point, or do they reinforce one another? Could Gould have eliminated any of them without damaging his argument? Explain your reasoning. (Paragraph with opinion, quotes and/or examples, and commentary) I think that the author Gould cites Broca and Le Bon to make a specific point based on the arguments of the two. With each of the two, there is a narrow viewpoint that shows discrimination. Broca notes on the theory that the size of women’s brains affects their intellect, but Gould uses this data as a platform to question these claims and further prove their falsehood. In the case of Le Bon, Gould uses a similar platform using rhetoric to enhance her own argument. I do feel that Gould could have taking away Le Bon without damaging her case because Broca’s data seemed more important to counter and Montessori did just that. Montessori was an educator and studied anthropology (humans). After extensive study she concluded that Broca’s findings in that women’s brains were smaller, was in fact untrue. In fact, she found that when you also take into account concepts such as power, women will soon be considered superior to men due to society no longer considered physical strength as an attribute of power. I do still consider Manouvrier’s claims to also be important simply because they also go against that of Broca. In this, a sum of Broca’s usual supporters disagreed with his findings that intellect is completely dependent on brain size. 5. At the end of paragraph 7, Gould adds a footnote reassessing an earlier point. Does this admission add or detract from his credibility? (Opinion with evidential reason) the footnote detracts from the credibility of the argument because it shows that Gold’s personal bias may have gotten in the way of logical claims and clouded his judgement on certain points. He may have been seeing Le Bon as more of a buffoon who makes illogical claims without his status and intelligence. 6. Paragraphs 9 through 12 work as a unit to develop a single point that is integral to the overall essay. What is this point? How do paragraphs 9–12 develop the point? (Table) The point of these paragraphs is to further express the misogynistic belief that women are inferior beings and how this is a foolish notion. It shows how the claims are ridiculous using ethos, pathos, and logos. 9. Lebron worked with Broca and supported his views and published one of the most sexist articles seen in modern literature. 10. Lebron claims that studies have concluded that women are nothing more than savages and those above what is seen to be average should be completely ignored.

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