Unformatted text preview: white men and females. It then goes on to say that if a black man had some aspects of “the man” such as aggressiveness he would be seen as violent/scary. I just found this point very interesting because I didn’t realize how many things you would have to take into account just to set up a simple list of attributes. One of the readings brought up the point that the word history is bad because it implies that it’s just about the life of men since it’s HIS-tory. I don’t know I just feel like it’s a word and it really shouldn’t matter that much. My English teacher was telling us about how feminists were trying to change the spelling of words like human, woman, and mailman. The -man would become –myn, I just think that this is a little absurd....
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course WS 1824 taught by Professor Rlstimpson during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '08