Althrough there is only one way in which things may be considered the same, there are multiple ways in which they can be different. For example, there are many ways in which being black can be defined in terms that have nothing to do with the black is non-white oppostion
, but all of them require taking an other-than-white
perspective. Doing so produces the experience of multiplicity. One implication of multiplicity is that identity becomes fragmented (Hatch, 1997:230-231).