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Unformatted text preview: What does this statement mean? Do you agree” Why or why not? 4.What explains, according to Baldwin, the treatment of blacks in the United States? Compare and contrast his analysis with that of DuBois and Myrdal. Whose view do you find most persuasive and why? 5.Baldwin writes, “When he is Uncle Tom he has no sex SSSS when he is Tom, he does.” What does he mean by this claim? What relationship is Baldwin positing between race, gender, and sexuality? How does it recall the analysis of Ida B. Wells? 6.Baldwin claims that Americans are “driven by some nameless fear that has nothing to do with Negroes.” To what is he referring? Do you agree? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course CORC 1130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.
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