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    Catalina when you were there. He said Nubs, and some dude and some chick. Rocky said he does not know who they were. He gave Nubs the key, because he said they were going to go into his room and have some fun. Rocky said okay, I’ll let you all use my bed and my room. I said, so you let them into your room to do whatever they were going to do, have sex, whatever? He said yes. Rocky said that was what he was under the impression of is that they were going to use his room for sex. I asked for clarification purposes, who was all there? Rocky said Nubs and Kayla then another girl, and another guy. Rocky said he then left and walked the other girl to her apartment. I asked where the other girl’s apartment is. He said the pines. Her name started with a “T”. Where were your ex-girlfriend and her sister when everyone showed up? He said they went back home to Tahlequah before everyone got there. That is where…

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    Cool Dudes

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    McCright and Riley E. Dunlap’s essay, “Cool dudes: The denial of climate change among conservative white males in the United States,” they state that “conservative white males are more likely than other adults in the US to express climate change denial views” (McCright et al., 1171). McCright and Dunlap also discuss two main reasons, identity-protective cognition and system-justification tendencies, which lead to conservative white males’ denial views. Identity-protective cognition means that…

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    Str8 Dudes Analysis

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    In Ward’s article, she first makes the argument that homophobia is less about self-hatred and subjectification and more about heternormativity or fitting into the heterosexual culture of hating gay people (Ward, pg. 415). This why many of the ads posted by “str8 dudes” reference disliking gay men and/or rejecting gay culture. It is a way for them to remain straight, while inquiring about same-sex sex. Next, she argues that whiteness is one of the main reasons why these “str8 dudes” are able to…

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    In the article, Be Cool to the Pizza Dude by Sarah Adams from 2005, she discusses her one philosophy about life. Her philosophy is “Be cool to the pizza delivery dude; it’s good luck.” Adams’ also includes her reasons for this specific philosophy. Her first reason is “Coolness to the pizza delivery dude is a practice in humility and forgiveness.” Adams’ second reason is “Coolness to the pizza delivery dude is a practice in empathy.” Another one of her principles for this philosophy includes…

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    The article “Dude” that I was asked to present to the class was written by Scott Fabius Kiesling, an American sociolinguist, whose interest in the field of language and gender prompted him to investigate the functions and meanings of the word ‘dude’ in American cultural discourses. The first thing I discussed in my presentation was the goals that Scott Kiesling pursued in his paper, namely find out “the patterns of use for dude, its functions and meaning in interactions”, the reasons of its…

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    A universal message that applies to everyone is to be kind and humble to those around you. It is always right to respect others, regardless of whom they are or what they have done. In the essay “Be cool to the Pizza Dude” by Sarah Adams, the thematic message was to be kind and have empathy for those who have it harder than you because you never know what someone is going through. First, Sarah Adams states stay calm and forgive the pizza dude if he cuts you off while you are driving. In the…

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    Dude You Re A Fag Analysis

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    In the article “Dude, You’re a Fag”, Pascoe claims that the term “fag” is a method to control amass of the population and genderize behavior. To introduce, the term “fag” is typically used in scenarios where an individual’s behavior isn’t sufficiently masculine. Moreover, the term is extremely fluid and can be used in various situations as well, as it always has a negative connotation to the term. For this purpose, when the term is applied to someone, it has a continuous connection with power…

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    analyze the argument in the academic article Dude by Scott F. Kiesling, where Kiesling argues that a specific form, in this case being the word “dude” holds various functions and represents different ideologies that are discussed at length. I will do this by explaining what the form is and how the form is used, and then explaining the link between form and function, the ideology of the word, as well as the claims Kiesling makes, all while supplying the different forms of evidence Kiesling gave…

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    influence by The Western Gender Paradigm. They explain the importance that sexuality is heterosexual, everyone one is either biologically male or biologically female, and everyone is either a man/ masculine or woman/feminine. Advocating on those values and rules helps individuals form homophobia with non-heterosexuals and heterosexuals. Heterosexuals will form prejudice, discrimination and stereotypes against individuals that do not follow their views. In addition, homosexuals develop their own…

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    map of the argument in the article “Dude” by Scott F. Kiesling. This argument mapping will do the following things. First, it will present what I believe are the main claims of the article. While doing this I will also explain any important terms or concepts needed to understand the Kiesling’s argument. I will then link the claims to the kinds of evidence that Kiesling uses in order to support them. Finally, I will close my argument mapping with an overview of how Kiesling’s argument is…

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