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    Profanity In Classroom

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    Profanity is something that everyone has dealt with at some point in their life. The wall street journal says, “At street level and in popular culture, Americans are freer with profanity now than ever before.” In a day and age where Americans are comfortable using profanity, it must be analyzed as to where it is appropriate to use profanity. In a college classroom, students are pushed to get out of their comfort zones and grow in intelligence. Profanity might be a tool that a professor uses to get the students to listen and learn. However, in the classroom, profanity should not be considered acceptable or appropriate. Profanity should not be considered acceptable in the college classroom because profanity is unprofessional. Profanity…

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    many different names, this part of the language that will be called profanity originates from several different subjects considered taboo to mention. Who decides what would be on the list of profane words and phrases that people can not say? The answer: everyone decides. Profanity is a manifestation made by people to associate these words with what not bode well for people as a whole in a society. The creation of profane words or phrases and the enforcement to prevent the populace from saying…

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    Fahrenheit 451 Banned

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    offending many Christians, but it creates an unsafe environment as people are offended by this language. The article, The Curse of Bad Language, states that "Swearing is more than simply offensive to the ears and sensibilities, however. Not only can words be hurtful to others, a verbal altercation can lead to a physical one". This means that not only can the words possibly offend other students, but it can lead to something worse such as physical fights. The use of profanity in the book…

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    goal or task often used in academic and professional settings. Whether a person is a high-school student, college student, or employee, group assignments are vital to success. However, there are tendencies to feel self-conscious of their ideas and opinions as group size increases. It can be thought that as group size increases, people’s self-censorship regarding foul language also increases. The following studies examined the pros and cons of profanity, how this effects groups, and how people…

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    innocent forever but they do not realize that by doing this, they are stopping their kids from becoming themselves and growing up. Many authors of controversial novels often receive emails from parents that read “what gives you the right to take away my child 's innocence” (Rohrer). The last thing mothers and fathers want is for their children to grow up. But they do not realize that stopping their children from growing leads them to be insufficiently prepared for the real world. Novels that…

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    Cop Killer Music Analysis

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    Indecency, which is a part of profanity, is also protected by the First Amendment. Since freedom of speech is protected and allowed, there really is no way of banning profanity. Also because there is not even a slap on the wrist for cussing, it is no wonder why profanity in the Hip-Hop culture has increased overtime. Profanity in general has become so common with our society, the moral of having respect with words is being decreased. If one does not see this terrifying than morality is…

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    Two Forms Of Persuasion

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    two forms of communication that will affect the process of persuasion. The first is the use of profanity which is classified into three different categories. The persuasiveness of someone who uses profanity as part of their speech is dependent on additional variables as well. These variables that should be considered include the content of the speech as well as the expectation of the audience. The second form of communication that affects the process of persuasion is political correctness…

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    Holden feels personally violated and rubbed the profanity away. He said: “I thought how Phoebe and all the other little kids would see it, and how they’d wonder what they hell it meant … and even worry about it for a couple of days” (260). Holden wishes he could kill the person who had the audacity to draw such preposterous words on a wall that countless children pass by every day. Holden, on his way out of the school, passes through a different staircase and sees a different “Fuck you” written…

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    people prefer in your face profanity versus nineteenth century sheltering by their sheer popularity. Since recorded time, people have had differing ideas on how to raise their children. Some of these ideals include what to teach them and when it is appropriate to do so. It was shocking when television shifted from Dennis the Menace to The Simpsons. Unfortunately, society was not as wholesome as many perceived and related more to The Simpsons than Dennis the Menace. In truth, The Simpsons showed…

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    Catcher In The Rye Banned

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    banned because of racial themes, sex and profanity, violence, negativity, witchcraft, and unpopular religious or political view. The Catcher In The Rye should be banned because of sex, profanity, violence, and negativity. The Catcher In The Rye is about a teenager Holden Caulfield the narrator and protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden is the son of a wealthy New York family who moves from boarding school to boarding…

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