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Tuesday, April 18, 2006
So I'm struggling with Chapter Seven (surprise, surprise), struggling with the language component (as always), and was just feeling pretty miserable about it yesterday because this was supposed to be the "easy" chapter (delusional me). I sat here at my computer yesterday and just couldn't get my mind around how the chapter was supposed to look after I dropped one case study in favor of another.
But then, just as I was leaving to pick ST up from daycare, the skies opened and there was a loud chorus of angels overhead and I realized that, hey! these case studies could be combined in an umbrella chapter! I don't know why I didn't think of this before: each case is about something related to a larger issue, and each case reveals something slightly different about the overarching issue. If I include both, I get 1.) more variation and 2.) more complete coverage of the theme of the dissertation. Win-win situation.
I've been working on it today and it's actually starting to take shape. I have to keep pushing myself because this is it -- after this comes a conclusion, and after that: freedom (and revisions).