Analysis of self

Lecturer: Zuleika Lebow


What is self?

Our brain is gathering date to create 'self'.

Look up: Homunculus Paradox


Who am I? (Ways I'd describe me)

Tia

Thilini

Confident

Unique

Chaotic Good

Sister

Friend

Choas

Rebel

An adventure

Universe

Love

Empathy

Freedom

Gamer

Jack of all trades, master of one

Yin

Stardust

Light.


Why do we need to dissect ourselves? I also realised that when I described myself, I forgot to include anything to do with my career. I never wanted a career. I just wanted to experience life. I wanted to flit from one to another. Will this project give me clarity?


Positionality:

Who I am affect my research. Who I am will affect how I see my project.

Shades of Noir:

The power of language and communication.

Bias: Prejudice against a group.

Ethnic cleansing.

Social constructions.

How academic language is biased too.


Why is it that only the negative connotation is used and nulled? Could I dip into language in my project? Sinhala (spoken only in Sri Lanka) is a dying language. Sri Lanka, with three main languages (Sinhala, Tamil, and English) Could I incorporate Sinhala into this?


The power of language or the language of power?

Society takes something from a little corner - one small incident - and change it into a main stream idea (new age spirituality, glamping, pink movement).





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