WMST 101 2:15:11

WMST 101 2:15:11 - WMST 101 Quiz Answers: B,B...

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WMST 101 04:25 Quiz Answers: B,B Announcements? Background of WPG? Time shifts- Cynara’s Past (not linear time) Guidelines for Midterm on 2/22 Next Tuesday: Quiz Today Race and ethnicity: construction of Color Two issues: Family? Color? P. 64- Cynara, “My nose is beige and my mother’s nose is black” Movie: Gone with the Wind Representation of WHITENESS Shows only differences: In race/Skin color In class I knowledge? Ex: Corset scene Scarlett v. Mammy Who knows more? Scarlett is white/privileged But Mammy knows more? The Wind Done Gone
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Another “What If” What if whites were not all powerful and all knowing? What if blacks KNEW more? Who’s in charge? Running Plantation/Making decisions? Mammy= “Real mistress of house” Mammy= Pallas (Athena, God of knowledge) Arranged marriage of planter/Lady (p 60) Arranged Other’s conception (p. 61) Killed lady’s sons (63) How does Cynara know this? (learn this)
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