Stereotypes Of An Introvert In An Extroverted World

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Olivia Ellis Dusty Folds March 18, 2018 English 101 Essay Outline Title: Introverted In an Extroverted World Topic: Introverts Introduction: An introvert is someone that prefers peaceful and minimally stimulating environments opposed to an extrovert that thrives in loud and hectic environments. Being an Introvert comes in various degrees. Some people are more in depth introverts compared to others. Introverts are commonly described as freaks or socially awkward. These are just two stereotypes associated with introverts. I categorize myself as an introverted person because I find the most pleasure in being alone or in a calm environment. Paragraph 1: According to WELLNESS magazine author Alena Hall “Introversion is more about how do you respond to stimulation, including social stimulation. So extraverts really crave large amounts of stimulation, whereas introverts feel at their most alive and their most switched on and their most capable when they are in quieter, more low-key environments,” (pp.1). I connect with this statement because I personally struggle with my responses to people in casual conservations. I find myself articulating my words before asking a question or proofreading information I am about to read aloud in front of the class. Paragraph 2: As an introvert, I focus the best when I am on my own in a peaceful environment. I have chosen to major in Public Health Biology not only because my passion for science but also due to my introverted characteristics. This

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