How An Unrestricted Setting Can Be The Foundation Of One 's Own Imagination

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How One Find Success in the Imagination of Others
“....When we are watching or listening or even reading a book,” writes Cathy Davidson in her essay “Project Classroom Makeover”, “the imagination is engaged in making connections in all of those forms , as it is in anything we experienced” (Davidson 55). Imagination plays a key role in the human’s ability to associate with other people’s constructed spaces, whether it is through watching, listening or even reading it; it allows people to connect with seemingly unrelatable content. They can only do so, however, by latching onto relevant components as a base where their own imaginations can originate. Using the results from her iPod experiment conducted at Duke University, Davidson focuses on how an unrestricted setting can be the foundation of one’s own imagination, where the lack of restrictions leads to the lack of irrelevancy. In Azar Nafisi 's “Reading Lolita in Tehran”, Nafisi describes how she and her students in Iran were able to to customize an author’s preserved constructed space into a way where they can find relate it back towards their own lives. Regardless of the setting of where each essay takes place, these two essay share a common theme about how people find success after being exposed to a constructed space. People find success in constructed spaces that are made to be open-ended where such space is not confined to a specific circumstance. The open-endedness allows the acceptance of all ideologies within,…

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