Dorris’ Broken Cord/A Theoretical Perspective

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A 5 page research paper that discusses Michael Dorris’s autobiography The Broken Cord, in which the author discusses his experiences in raising an adopted son, who is referred to as “Adam” in this text and the Bio-ecological Systems Theory (BST) developed by Urie Bronfenbrenner. The writer argues that a close examination of Dorris’s autobiographical narrative of his son illustrates the various components of Bronfenbrenner’s theory. Bibliography lists 3 sources.