Choose two theorists you want to focus on. Theorists can be drawn from the unit, or can be other behavioural theorists you have become interested in (subject to teacher approval). Your aim should be to use several original works from the theorists you have chosen. Theorist include: Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Karen Horney, Carl Jung [bold one is which ones I want to pick] 2. Focus on the Slender Man case, but you may wish to branch out and consider other comparable occurrences. 3. Make an argument for why the events in the Slender Man case have occurred. Collapse of societal norms? Children not being supervised? Mental illness in society? Insecure attachment styles? Violence in the media? Study hard and be bold in finding your argument!

preparing your essay you should: 1. Choose two theorists you want to focus on. Theorists can be drawn from the unit, or can be other behavioural theorists you have become interested in (subject to teacher approval). Your aim should be to use several original works from the theorists you have chosen. Theorist include: Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Karen Horney, Carl Jung [bold one is which ones I want to pick] 2. Focus on the Slender Man case, but you may wish to branch out and consider other comparable occurrences. 3. Make an argument for why the events in the Slender Man case have occurred. Collapse of societal norms? Children not being supervised? Mental illness in society? Insecure attachment styles? Violence in the media? Study hard and be bold in finding your argument!

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Major Written Assignment – The Slender Man

  • Assessment task title: Major Written Assignment – The Slender ManDue date: 1st June at 11.55pm

Details of task: Major written assignment – The Slender Man

​You are required to write a 2700 word essay in response to the following provocation:

Fact or fiction. Truth and lies. Does it matter? Events like the Slender Man case are inevitable in the 21st century.

In preparing your essay you should:

  1. Choose two theorists you want to focus on. Theorists can be drawn from the unit, or can be other behavioural theorists you have become interested in (subject to teacher approval). Your aim should be to use several original works from the theorists you have chosen.

Theorist include:

Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Karen Horney, Carl Jung  [bold one is which ones I want to pick]

 

 

  1. Focus on the Slender Man case, but you may wish to branch out and consider other comparable occurrences.
  2. Make an argument for why the events in the Slender Man case have occurred. ​Collapse of societal norms? Children not being supervised? Mental illness in society? Insecure attachment styles? Violence in the media? Study hard and be bold in finding your argument!

Word limit: 2700 words minimum (inclusive of referencing)

Value: 40%

Presentation requirements: Double spaced word document. Images may be included in submissions as long as they are embedded in the word document.

Estimated return date: June 5

Referencing requirements: Please use the Harvard referencing system.
To build your skills in citing and referencing, and using different referencing styles, see the online tutorial Academic Integrity: Demystifying Citing and Referencing at http://www.lib.monash.edu/tutorials/citing/

Additional information: 2700 words is the minimum – students expecting to do well should not have less than 2700 words

A minimum of 10 sources should be used to prepare this assignment. Students with Distinction grades or better will likely use 12+