• Part 1: Conduct the Analysis
    • Subjects to be studied:
      • Ourselves, Our Lives
      • Primary Groups
      • Multiphrenia
      • Communication Technology
    • Define the analytical tools:
      • Gergen
        • Social Saturation
        • Populating the Self
        • Conditions of Multiphrenia
          • Vertigo of the Valued
            • Being
            • Being With
          • Expansion of Inadequacy
          • Rationality in Recession
      • Cooley
        • Primary Groups
      • Goffman
        • Presentation of Self
      • Research
      • Personal Experience
    • Conduct the analysis
    • Make a claim
  • Part 2: Write the Analysis
    • Create a context for analysis
    • Explain the tool that has guided you to your analysis
    • State your claim
      • Claim #1: Analytical tool is valuable
      • Claim #2: By analytical tool X, we can understand (subject) as (conclusion based upon analysis).
    • Reproduce your analysis
    • Conclude



  • Analysis of My Current Life:
    • Wake up to alarm on my cell phone
    • Take a shower, using soap from (location)
    • Eat breakfast, cereal packaged in (location) read back of cereal box
    • Drive to class, in a car from a Korean company, gas from someplace, probably middle east
    • Listen to music from around the world
    • Learn calculus, 1,000's of years of development, from a teacher that was raised in China
    • Go home, read news online, do homework, facebook, text, wife
  • Analysis of My Primary Group:
    • My brother wakes me up
    • Eat breakfast with family
    • Ride bus to school, school mates
    • class, recess, lunch, play
    • bus home
    • Play outside with friends, bike riding
    • sports practice, soccer, baseball, lacrosse
    • family dinner
    • homework, bed
  • Analysis of My Current Life in Respect to My Primary Group
    • Talk to my mom and brother once a month
    • Talk to my dad even less frequently
    • Talk to my sister a couple times a week, facebook
    • Spend most of my time at work/school
    • Home time is spent on homework, remaining time with Jem
    • No longer in contact with any childhood playmates save a couple
    • Face to face time with mom, sister and brother about a weekend every two months
    • Face to face with dad a day out of every six months