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Chapter 5: The Dynamic Codevelopment of Intentionality, Self, and Social Relations
His father was a Scots-man, his mother of the African people, and this distinction between “man” and “people” was an important distinction, for one of them came off the boat as part of a horde, already demonized, mind blank to everything but human suffering, each face the same as the one next to it; the other came off the boat of his own volition, seeking to fulfill a destiny, a vision of himself he carried in his mind's eye. (Kincaid, 1996, p. 181)
In this passage, Kincaid (1996) alludes to the rich interplay among intentionality, self, and social ...