Author Archives: crossanlogan

Self-Reflective Statement – crossanlogan

Core Value I. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. Any of my essays reflect that I spend time reflecting and rewriting based on … Continue reading

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Research Position Argument – crossanlogan

The American Patriarchy and Rape (Preface: I will be simplifying reality somewhat. For the purposes of this essay I will not be discussing rape of men, though it does indeed happen – the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network says … Continue reading

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Definition – crossanlogan

Modern America is a Patriarchy A patriarchy or a patriarchical system comes about when men have more power (whether it be socially, legally, economically, or otherwise) than women. That is the definition that we’re all familiar with, and those of … Continue reading

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Proposal +5 – crossanlogan

For my paper I will be examining an apparent counterintuitivity in modern American culture; the fact that men have historically determined what rape legally is, despite the reality that many more men perpetrate rape than are raped. The main argument … Continue reading

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Rebuttal – crossanlogan

No, Patriarchy Is Not Dead; The Facts Prove It Real Clear Politics writer Cathy Young posted an article in 2013 wherein she attempted to make the point that the American patriarchy has been slain at last; she says that, to … Continue reading

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Visual Rewrite

0:12 – 0:13 We see a young man entering a vehicle. Judging by the video quality, hairstyles, and dress sense, we can infer that this film takes place more than ten years ago. The man in the driver seat of … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography – crossanlogan

1. Cohen, Philip. “America Is Still a Patriarchy.” The Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, 19 Nov. 2012. Web. <http://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/2012/11/america-is-still-a-patriarchy/265428/&gt;. Background: This is an article that puts forth the idea that modern-day America is in fact still a patriarchy, and it also … Continue reading

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Causal Rewrite – crossanlogan

// Let it be known that for the purposes of this essay I will // use binary and heterocentric language. This is not meant to // invalidate the existence of rape that isn’t man-on-woman, // and the words “man” and … Continue reading

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Open Strong – crossanlogan

Our culture is built on a very strong foundation of institutionalized misogyny that, while covert, informs virtually every aspect of modern American life. The state of our legislation regarding rape and sexual abuse makes that very clear; varying insular groups … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Rewrite — crossanlogan

Animal and Ecological Terrorism in America The author of this article is obviously and unabashedly stacking the deck here; while she talks at length about some of the tactics used by “special interest extremists,” she completely disregards the egregious acts … Continue reading

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