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[Doriana] Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus

Postby Doriana » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:31 pm

When Lisa (H/youngA/F) moved into her dorm, she expected to meet a diverse crowd. However, her dormmates turned out to be quite a homogeneous group. How come?
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Postby Earnest » Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:17 pm

Hi!!!
so...moved into her dorm: was she a student? Was she moved in the sense that she lived in another room before? In another building? Or was her first year of college (if she was a student)?

she expected a diverse crowd...in the sense of a multinational crowd? of different ages? both?
she expected that because of a folder she read? Would it be "normal" to be a diverse group rather than an homogeneous one?
Is the homogeneity due to a particular physical attribute? Age?Gender? Religion?Culture? Skin color (sorry for the question but you know at the time of apartheid...)?knowledges? Other attributes?

Was Lisa assigned to that dorm? Did she share a relevant characteristic with the other members of the homogeneous group?
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Postby irishelk » Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:46 pm

Were they homogeneous in the same characteristic(s) that she expected them to be diverse in? Did any action on her part cause her to be in a homogeneous group?

Is there more diversity elsewhere on her campus? Or is her entire campus/institution fairly homogeneous? Did she move into a dorm where everyone was supposed to have something in common? A major? The classes they were taking? A background? A sleep schedule?
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Postby trebor » Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:28 am

Is Lisa logical in expecting that her new dorm will be diverse?
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Postby Doriana » Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:50 pm

Hi!!! Hi!
so...moved into her dorm: was she a student? Yes Was she moved in the sense that she lived in another room before? In another building? Or was her first year of college (if she was a student)? Yes to this, but irrel to all

she expected a diverse crowd...in the sense of a multinational crowd? of different ages? both? No to both
she expected that because of a folder she read? Irrel Would it be "normal" to be a diverse group rather than an homogeneous one? Yes
Is the homogeneity due to a particular physical attribute? Age?Gender? Religion?Culture? Skin color (sorry for the question but you know at the time of apartheid...)? No to these knowledges? Yope Other attributes? Yes

Was Lisa assigned to that dorm? Irrel Did she share a relevant characteristic with the other members of the homogeneous group? No, good question

Were they homogeneous in the same characteristic(s) that she expected them to be diverse in? Yes Did any action on her part cause her to be in a homogeneous group? No

Is there more diversity elsewhere on her campus? Yes Or is her entire campus/institution fairly homogeneous? No Did she move into a dorm where everyone was supposed to have something in common? Not "supposed to", but OTRT A major? Majors are relevant The classes they were taking? A background? A sleep schedule? No to rest

Is Lisa logical in expecting that her new dorm will be diverse? Yes, or at least I think so
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Postby Earnest » Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:34 pm

so...the homogeneity of the group was a disadvantage for her right? were they supposed to be diverse in family status? Richness? is it relevant the fact that the University is a public one or a private one? Is the campus inside the university?
Were the other homogeneous students part of a recognized group inside the university? Part of a social group? Could they be classified as a group in general for the characteristic they had in common? Even outside the University? Were they all son of politicians? Was the college in her country of origin? Relevant? Time period relevant? Modern times?


Did they have a uniform? Couldn't Lisa afford something that the others have? Relevant if she was assigned to a single room, to a double one or others? Is the characteristic that she doesn't share with the others striking? I mean...can it be noticed without even speaking? Did Lisa discover the homogeneity of the group immediately after arriving? Or did she notice it during lessons? During free time? Outside the University? In the campus? By something her roommate (supposing that she had one) own in her room? A picture? A book? An album?
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Postby irishelk » Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:36 pm

Are they homogeneous in the college or general subject they belong to--sciences, humanities, etc? Are they all pre-law, or pre-med? Do they all take the same classes? One particular class in common?
Do they all have different majors, but are still alike in some way? Are they all undecided as to their major? All decided? Or did they all choose their major in the same way? Minors relevant?
Are they homogeneous less about a "thing" than about their attitude toward it? e.g., all hard workers or all slackers?
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Postby trebor » Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:27 pm

Is there a specific reason that the members of this homogeneous group were placed in the same dorm? Is it more to do with chance than anything else? Are their surnames relevant?
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