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Unformatted text preview: o Idealized The Family Idealized Claims to Realism • Takes on factual quality despite awareness of selectivity • Lack of style • Lack of author Photo albums as narratives of relationships • Peopled o Self less than others o Self with others o Place as marker of relationships Narrative of relationships • Complexity of albums in narrative of relationships Photo album as social product • Individual possession but not individual product o Conventions of photography o Commercial photography o Albums produced by others From literary to sociological analysis • Autobiographical occasions • Socially structured occasions in which we are asked to produce accounts of ourselves • Variety of forms and purposes o Issues for narrator o Issues for audience...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SOCIO 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '09