How do the protagonists in the stories attempt to surmount challenges to defining, expressing
and asserting their autonomy and agency?
Since his adoption at an early age by a marketing entity, Jon has lived with a camp of
similar influencers who represent
Forum Prompt: How does Nick establish his own subjectivity, or point of view? How would you
characterize his sense of self, and how does it change as a result of his experiences?
Nick Carraway inherits his manner of dealing with people from his father, wh
Walter is compelled to enter the meth business by a combination of economic hardships. The first
episode portrays his familys various money needs, including his health bills, the expenses for his new
baby, and daily expenses, which evidently could not be
The main character, Ike, dreams of achieving economic success in the United States. What paths does he
take to reach this goal at different points in his life, and to what end? Where do his ideas about the
means to success originate, and on what basis doe
How are Kanes identity, decisions, and choices shaped through his experiences during his life?
How does his lack of understanding of himself blind him to understanding others?
Charles Foster Kanes childhood and teenage experiences largely inform his ident
The Social Network portrays Zuckerberg as an entrepreneur who is motivated by his
personal pain points, enabled by his brilliance and resources, and driven by his ambitious vision.
Initially, upperclassmen Narendra and the Winklevoss's offer him a positio
Prompt: How does the concept of desire operate in the text? How are the characters aspirations,
desires, and hopes appropriated and to what effect?
Desire is a power incentive for people to do things they would not normally do. In the society
Commerce and Culture
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