AP Language & Composition: Hasty Generalization Storyboard
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Hasty or Sweeping Generalization- A fallacy in which a faulty conclusion is reached because of inadequate evidence.
Stay away from my jolly ol' soul! All you vampires love to drink blood but you're not drinking mine!
Come on Santa. Just because I'm a vampire doesn't mean I like to drink blood. I'm actually pretty nice when people aren't so quick to judge. You gotta remember us magical beings gotta stick together!
All pit bulls are evil and vicious. My neighbor's pit bull always barks at me and tries to bite to me.
Some pit bulls are actually pretty nice, I used to have a pit bull and it always behaved when I had guests over my house.
I don't need to go to college. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates did not graduate college and they both went on to become self-made billionaires.
Although that is true, you should go to college since most people that are drop outs tend to make less money than those who have received a degree.
The use of specific examples to come to a general conclusion that does not apply or support the claim in all situations.
Hasty or Sweeping Generalization
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