January 10th, 2003

flying monster 2

friday five

cuz i mostly missed last week's.

ok, hmm...

1. what is the first time you remember consciously articulating an element of your identity?

2. what is the first time you remember consciously articulating an element of your identity that was counter to what you expected or what you anticipated others to expect?

3. have you ever made a decision about your appearance that was, at least partly, about influencing how others perceived you? if so, describe one memorable example of this.

4. have you ever made a decision about your appearance that was in rebellion against pressure you felt to look a certain way because of a particular identity you held? if so, describe one memorable example of this.

5. how has your appearance affected your interactions with people based on your and their assumptions or acceptance of identity? Describe one memorable example.

You have 24 hours to complete this take-home test. Please turn in your answers by 9 am tomorrow in my office. This will count as 25% of your total grade.