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Project Three: Exploring the Other (Testament, Inventive Narrative) "You are the egg man, and I am the walrus. Koo-koo-kachoo." ~ Robert Dole, political pundit This task’s title is from a Pablo Neruda poem which discusses how those we interact with change us and how we change them; therefore, we become new people by both meeting and reflecting on others. The only way for this evolution to take place is through exploring "the other", the different. Another way of looking at it is that the spirits, the Loa (person and thing spirits), of other people follow us and help us become new people. Once a suitable subject has been selected, a person who interests you, ask that person, if he or she would be willing to be subject to an interview, opening up about an event which somehow changed his or her life in some manner. Part One ~ Can We Talk? Personal interview time. When the subject has agreed to be interviewd, do so. You should ask basic questions at first, such as name, where from, interesting facts, etc. . Move swiftly into the main directive: Get this person to talk about one major event which changed his or her life in any fashion. Ask for details as needed, using probing follow-up questions, not merely yes/no inquiries. Neatly record questions and answers that are part of the interview process – again, include follow-ups as
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course ENGL 1101-074 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '09 term at UNC Charlotte.

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