The Three Part Assertion Method Essay

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The Three Part Assertion Method

The Three Part Assertion Method


There is a guy two doors down from me, here in the dorm - a nice guy, a
bit odd, overly friendly, and oh-so open. His favorite thing to do is prop his
door open, play on his computer, and crank the music. I generally like all
kinds of music, and I have been known to play it loud from time to time. Well,
this guy truly likes all kinds of music, and plays it as loud as his speakers
can handle it. It's a good thing he has small speakers. So, here's me, working
on my computer, trying to concentrate, meanwhile this dude is down there playing
some weird ethnic music, followed by the Star Wars theme song, with a mix of
hippie music tossed in, in no certain order. It's a classic scenario.
Over and over in my mind I envision myself going down there, screaming
at him, telling him my mind, and slamming his door. That would feel great. I
haven't done this yet, and probably won't. While reading the Bolton chapter,
this scenario replayed itself over and over in my mind. Here is my revised
strategy, which might just be used if the guy bothers me again. "When you leave
your door open, I can hear your music in my room which makes if difficult for me
to get school work done. I love music too, and certainly don't want you to not
enjoy it, but please don't force others to 'enjoy' it with you. I noticed that
when your door is closed, I can no longer hear it in my room and there is no
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