Associations with “America”

Patricia Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt and http://www.wordle.net/

The Pioneer asked, “What are the first five words or phrases that come to mind when you think of America?” Wordle.net was used to analyze the top 80 words or phrases generated by 91 Whitman students polled. Word size corresponds to frequency of response, with “freedom” (26 responses) as the most common, followed by “liberty” (16), “democracy”, “patriotism” and “red, white and blue” (10 each).