Compromising Is Important When Responding to Conflict

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The following expository essay will educate and inform the audience on the importance of compromising when responding to conflict. Throughout this essay I will draw examples from historical events, personal experiences, films and the text “The Quiet American” to assist in supporting my opinions and points of view of the prompt. This essay will use formal language, written in present tense, use a serious tone and simple sentences to make an easy, yet an insightful and informative read for a young audience, particularly to the Year 12 VCE students who wish to learn more about why it is important to compromise when responding to conflict. Compromising is basically an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions. This is where both sides of the conflict come to an agreement. Compromising is important in any type of conflict because, it will settle the dispute and calm the situation down preventing more of a serious situation or matter. Though not all conflicts can be dealt with by compromising with the opposed side and this can be seen through Martin Luther Kings civil rights act, the novel The Quiet American, the film This Means War, The 911 attack on America and through a personal experience. Martin Luther King a strong worker for civil rights for members of his race stood for all coloured people for the right to be able to vote and be treated equally and fairly. Though he was assassinated for speaking freely King did not step down from what he believed in which was that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal." In the novel The Quiet American, Thomas Fowler and Alden Pyle are in conflict with each other, both being in love with the same women ‘Phuong’. Fowler was involved in the murder of Pyle. The ability to
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