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1. Provide two examples of others (people or outside influences) that have been major influences in the development of your “self.” Explain how each of these others has impacted your “self” as it is today. Be sure to use concepts and ideas from your course resources when answering this. 2. Give an example of a time where you had to manage your self-presentation or impression in order to be perceived a specific way. What things did you change? Did it work? Be sure to use concepts and ideas from your course resources when answering this. I can say without a doubt that I am part of the 62% of Americans whose family makes up “a lot” of my self-identity (Barna, 2015). I think two people who have had the biggest influence on my “self-concept” (Communication in the Real World, 2013) are my mother and my ten-year- old son. My parents divorced when I was very young, and I was raised primarily by my mom. My father remarried, and I gained a bonus brother through his marriage, but I was not with them as often as I was with my mom. Because I was an only child when I was with her, she and I were
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  • Winter '18
  • Melissa Landin

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