Denzin defines autoethnography as “the life experiences as performances of a person” (2014, p. 1). Using the term, pentimiento, “something painted out of a picture which later becomes visible again,” (p. 1), Denzin emphasizes the performative natureof autoethnography and the idea that a lifeis like a painting with layers of meaning.
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” The narratives we make in autoethnography ought to invite and encourage responsiveness to the other and a responsibility for the other” – Arthur P., B. (2012)
When your auto-ethnographic experience is presented and becomes accessible to the greater audience, Ellis, Adams, and Bochner’s (2011) place emphasis on the value to write and represent research in aesthetic ways. Keeping in mind important questions such as , how are readers affected by it? , and how does it keep a conversation going? (Ellis, et al, 2011).
Chang (2008), acknowledges Ellis and Bochner’s explanation and refers…
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