Unformatted text preview: cultured, or traveling families. In all of these cases the subject grows up in different environments throughout their early life, causing the person to be accepted in a variety of Primary Discourses and taking on each unique “identity kit” (98). Furthermore, Gee doesn’t address those who have split personality disorders or those who wake up in a hospital and don’t know who they are. How do these people fully embrace one Discourse? All of these holes illustrate the flaws in Gee’s claim that a person can’t “more or less” be embodied in a Discourse. For all of these reasons, a person can embody more than one Discourse and be recognized as a full member by each....
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- Personality Psychology, person, James Paul Gee