Unformatted text preview: society. Why is ‘self-respect’ (78-80) important and what does it tell you about the position of the working class in the larger society? What are the pluses and minuses (the best and worst aspects) of working class self-definitions (‘us’)? Overall what does Hoggart’s discussion suggest to you about the politics of class in England in the mid 20 th century? Chapter 5: ‘The full, rich life’ (132-149) What is ‘the culture of everyday life’ described in these pages? Is it a culture of poverty? In what ways is it ‘a full, rich life’?...
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- Spring '08
- Bourgeoisie, Hoggart, Literacy R. Hoggart