Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

A Narrative Analysis on the Identifying of English Education Majors
Chen Zhongmeng

Identifying is a dynamic process, involving inner factors such as feeling, cognition and outer factor like influences from others or outer pressure. Through reading 100 compositions from juniors majored in English education in Nanchang Normal College, I find out their identifying with the major varying in different degrees: self-conscious identifying, passive identifying, partial identifying and complete replacement. In addition, a further reading makes known the four factors: feeling, cognition, practice, and belief. All of them contribute to construct or deconstruct the identifying one way or another.

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