Homework _21, English 102

Homework _21, English 102 - Homework #21 Name _ Class time...

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Homework #21 Name _________________________ Class time _____________________ For each quotation listed below, offer a paraphrase or explanation of the quotation that articulates Pratt’s ideas in your own words. Then find an example, either from Pratt’s essay or from another source (such as your personal life, a friend’s life, history, politics, or popular culture) that illustrates her point. Pratt Quotation: “I use this term [contact zones] to refer to social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the world today” (501). Your explanation or paraphrase: Example: Pratt Quotation: “Autoethnographic texts are not, then, what are usually thought of as autochthonous forms of expression or self-representation…. Rather, they involve a selective collaboration with and appropriation of idioms of the metropolis or the conqueror” (502)
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