Topic One: Breaking the Boundaries of Human Subject
This assessment is due on 26 March 2021, 2pm and is worth 50% of the overall mark for the
You are required to write a 1500-word essay on the assessment topics below.
Assessment One: Topics
What is the role of diaries as far as the formation, representation, and deconstruction?
of the self are concerned. Consider the nature of autobiography, the question of self created identity and the role of objects in understanding or writing our histories. You
may want to discuss Clive Wearing (Week 1, Being Human handout), the artefact that you chose to present to your classmates or other examples.
The Abyss | The New Yorker (ON Clive Wearing Story)
Life Without Memory: The Case of Clive Wearing, Part 1a – YouTube