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James Paul Gee Identity

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In the article “Identity as an Analytical Lens for Research in Education” James Paul Gee builds up his thesis based on the idea of a person ‘being’ identified in a certain setting, can change at every instant, and in every context, and is controversial and never static. Gee is trying to infer the idea that the dynamicity of one’s identity is very dependent on the reaction to a certain encounter in a particular circumstance. Gee mentioned the point that identity is ambiguous and unstable. In my opinion the society is our identity constructor. And the variance of its element (i.e. human being) can make it easily unstable. Every person has identity which is made up of different variables, contributed by the society. Being the ‘dependent
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