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  • The Importance Of Dialogue Games

    argumentation is a form of discourse that is defined as the act of forming arguments and conclusions, it is a broad definition that includes various types of dialogues where arguments are used (Moens, 2013). There are many tools for studying discourses, their structure and complexity, one being dialogue games. Dialogue games usually have two or more participants partake in the dialogue. However some games can be in a monological format as well. A simple way to explaining the game is that a dialogue game is a conversation with a goal that is known to all participants. The aim of these games vary, Walton uses them to research fallacies (Walton D.N, 1984), but dialogue games can also be used to analyse the structures and strategies of a discourse, or to model the interaction between the participants of a game. Walton suggested two aspects in approaching fallacies, the first one being that the type of the dialogue, as well as the rules of the dialogue game, is…

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  • Reflection: Makau And Marty's Dialogue And Deliberation

    Over the course of the past week, we focused on three different types of dialogues. In Makau and Marty’s Dialogue and Deliberation, they stated that dialogue is easier said than done, and after participating and leading one myself, I couldn’t agree more. Throughout this paper, I’m going to reflect on how I prepared myself for not only listening but facilitating, my thoughts on how I participated on both sides during the dialogues, and my overall thoughts of the dialogues. While preparing for…

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  • The Context Of Dialogue: The Components Of Effective Communication

    communicating meaning to each other. Dialogue is the format of communication that most people seek but, find difficult to carry out on a day to day basis. Other components of dialogue such as listening, avoiding assumptions, collective thought, and dialogue culture all play a key role in defining dialogue itself. However, these components standing by themselves equates to ineffective communication. Effective dialogue only takes place when a person achieves suspending their own thoughts in order…

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  • Literary Devices In Ernest Hemingway And William Faulkner

    Literary devices impact the emotion, the heart, and the feeling of the story. Two authors who use literary devices well are Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner. Faulkner’s dark raw tone deepens the plot and keeps the reader interested. However Hemmingway’s writing flows with dialogue. Making the reader feel as if they are in the setting of which the story is taking place. Knowing the emotions behind Faulkner’s characters helps the reader connect and hold on to the hope that is revealed by the…

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  • Love In Plato's Phaedrus

    He incorporated nature into his second speech to help prove his point. He also mentions the gods which are very influenced by nature in their qualities. He even says “…happy as in a mystery; shining in pure light, pure ourselves and yet enshrined in that living tomb which we carry about, now that we are imprisoned in the body, as in an oyster shell…” (Phaedrus 113). He is specifically making a comparison to nature, even though he supposedly thinks it is not inspiring. Socrates is influenced by…

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  • Analysis Of Three Messages From Plato's Republic

    Three Messages From Republic 1-5 In depth analysis of three important messages from Plato’s Republic Philosophical texts are very important to humanity. They bring us to question what exactly what we are doing with our day to day lives. How the world affects us to bring change to our routines and why exactly this change is good or bad. Plato and Socrates are no different. Much of Socrates’ work is through the written texts of Plato, despite many historians believing that the dialogues of…

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  • The Chrisrgas House Theme

    Granted, they have to have conflict (love/hate relationship), but don’t make it sound too repetitive. Find ways to soften Aidan up a bit. Also, make sure Aidan undergoes some insight about putting family first over his job. The kids are typical teenage kids with a solid goal. Find ways to elevate the humor in what they do. Make sure their voices are consistent to their age. For example, Molly says, “of course” to her mother on page 35, which in context, sounds too adult like, vs. “Sure mom,” or…

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  • The Importance Of Communication

    information is provided to the population faster than ever before. Due to the fact that this form of information sharing is new to the public, many adults are not accustomed to this quick and fast paced form of information sharing. I believe that this form of learning has caused me to become impatient while listening to others. While speaking to my superiors, who are almost always adults who did not grow in the age of technology, I feel myself becoming impatient while listening to their…

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  • Honors Dialogue: A Reflection Of The Ladder Of Dialogue

    Over the course of this semester in Honors Dialogue, I have strengthened my critical thinking skills, challenged my underlying assumptions and beliefs, and learned how to develop shared meaning through respectful inquiry in a group setting. When I initially signed up for this class, I did not understand the type of communication that is dialogue. I knew the premise of the class was that each week a classmate would come to class with a specific topic that we would be expected to think about,…

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  • Dialogue In Lacus 'Laches' Definition Of Dialogue

    Laches is a 'definition' Dialogue, which aims to give definition of andreia (courage). Socrates and other characters scrutinize a number of possible definitions of courage as part of pursuit to discover that excellence is an introduction to an enquiry into how it might be taught and who will be qualified to teach it. The latter stages are never reached as it is characteristic of Socratic dialogues that the definitions all fail and discussion ends in confusion. At the start of the dialogue there…

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