A–Read Dayna Tortorici’s “My Instagram.” This essay is LONG. If you have time to read all of it great; if not, I’d like you to focus on reading the following sections: Pivot to Image, Inception, Dysmorphia, Mimetic Desire, Inside and Outside.
B–Writing Response (due Sunday 5p): 2 parts
1.) Identify and write about a connection between something in Tortorici’s text and what you wrote about today in class. Recall that our prompt dealt with the Unit 1 theme—the idea that appearances can be deceiving—and can be viewed in the Course Notes doc
). In your response, include one quotation from Tortorici’s text and an explanation of why you chose this quotation.
2.) Tortorici’s essay is one that describes many facets of her relationship to a piece of media: Instagram. Next class, I would like for each of us to do a bit of writing about a piece of media of our own choosing—an image, video, song, video game, app, etc. To prepare, please include a piece of media (or a link to it) at the bottom of your post as well as 1-2 sentences explaining what it is and why you chose it.