Our lives and our cultures are composed of many overlapping stories. Sometimes we view others through a single lens based on a single story that we have heard from any number of sources. These sources may include the news, movies, the opinions of influential people in your life, or personal experiences. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk (“The Danger of a Single Story”) takes a look at the danger of holding onto a single perspective/story while at the same time, challenging us to broaden our perspectives and minds
This assignment requires that you first view read the assigned chapter and Resources. Consider the concept of “a single story.” What single stories have you encountered? They could be ones that you may hold; some you may have heard of; or some that other people may have applied to you. How do concepts you read about in the text book and that you observed in the videos help you to address single stories? Write a short paper, giving examples
*Use at least ten (10) terms or concepts from the chapter in the textbook (Wood, 2020) and make them bold in your response. Cite all sources that you use to back-up the thesis of your paper in APA style.
This will require that you develop a clear thesis statement, and support it with research and organized thoughts. Cite the sources that you use to back-up the thesis of your paper in APA style. This includes in-text citations and a Reference page.
Put your name, course and section number, and assignment title on the cover page.
Use one-inch margins.
Use a 12-point Times New Roman font.
Use double line spacing in the document.
Use APA Citation Style: https://tinyurl.com/35h5y7 (opens in a new window) for in-text citations and a References page.
Course and Section Number: COM-120-1902