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AS AM 5 07/01/2008 19:02:00 Social Structure / Social Being Leaves Argument #1 Eaton’s story is an attack in the natural production of group differential  Leaves Argument #2 Leaves purports to defend Chinese rights against injustices but in doing so  accepts the very tenets of white supremacy and racial ideologies that oppress  the Chinese
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America Is In The Heart 07/01/2008 19:02:00 History of former half of 20 th  century Spanish American War (1898) President McKinley prays to God Great Depression Filipinos enter US in mass Rise of Marxism and the Popular Front People believed it was death of capitalism Narrative traditions Bildungsroman: Novel of formation o Boy becomes man, child becomes adult o Loss or discontent compels journey o Process is arduous o Protagonist finds place in society o Christian narrative of conversion Slave narrative elements o 1. Journey motif: personal experience parallels spiritual awakening to  freedom o 2. Narrators isolation in hostile environment that must be overcome o 3. Episodes that demonstrate transformation (literacy to freedom) o 4. Multiple voices: recapitulation of evens as well as commentary  (moral and interpretive) o 5. Gothic representations of horrors of slavery, esp flogging and slave  auctin o 6. Stressful pursuit, predator and prey are close in proximity
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Slave narrative process o Slavery -> literacy -> freedom -> emancipation Motifs and patterns Repetition with a difference Death and birth (cyclicality) Phantasmagoria Narrator’s name Part 1: Allos Part 2: Carlos Part 3: Carl Who else is named Carl/Karl? Marx Formation: Part 2 Capitalism steals Capitalism splits families apart Capitalism exploits Capitalism racializes Capitalism emasculates Capitalism divides a community Capitalism kills Capitalism displaces
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Namesake 07/01/2008 19:02:00 Gogol’s Flaws Binary thinking Touristic worldview Forgetfulness Appreciation through others standards (assimilation) o Assimilation Maxine “learns to love” o Touristic worldview Gogol in Calcutta: Taj Mahal Gogol in Paris Moushumi as figure of style Moushumi and the wedding: following a script The affair: break the script Devotion to style: no attachment
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07/01/2008 19:02:00 Review session: july 8 11-12:20 nhu psych 1924, joomi phelp 1260 Approach Historical-metaphorical approach. o
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