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Sierra Adams Ms. Orr AFAM 3600 4 October 2017 Did She Mean It? In this article written by Alessandria Stanley, she initially grabs the reader with the first line of her article “How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Women” (Alessandria Stanley, Wrought in Rhimes’s Image) allowing the reader to form a mountain of opinions and emotions but also peaking their curiosity. As Stanley continues to address her argument, she critiques each character created by Shonda Rhimes as to how they are portrayed on television. She describes Annalise Keating “How to Get Away With Murder”, Olivia Pope “Scandal”, and Dr. Miranda Bailey “Grey’s Anatomy” as intimidating, fearsome women with potent libidos. Stanley then goes gives an example of a more admirable black using Clair Huxtable “The Cosby Show” describing her as peaceful, loving and graceful wife, yet she is also known for her feminist rants. Why is Clair labeled admirable and not angry? Is it because feminism is more associated with white women and they are not considered angry? The reader could begin to wonder is Stanley
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