different perspectives

different perspectives offer new information. Like the story of those who could not see the whole elephant, although each could see a part – a leg, a tail, a trunk – partial vision seen through a particular theoretical frame, can only provide a partial explanation.

In this research, the deconstructive qualities of poststructuralism enabled me to see ways in which the human/nature binary was maintained. Animism, enabled traversing of the human/nature binary in the form of dialogic reading and eventually what I refer to as a dialogic methodology.