American Studies 7

American Studies 7 - 4/5/10 Author of 1995 Award Winning...

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4/5/10 Author of 1995 Award Winning -Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a white boy who discovered he was black What we assume about race -visible -innate -universal -quantifiable -reification (thing-ification) Rather than a social, historical, or legal Relation Changes Perception of Viewer and Viewed Sweat Tea -co-reformative ethnography -connotative language” It is sunny.: -per formative language: I pronounce you man and wife: I sentence you. . Why “PASS”? -to fit in -life is easier when you look normal Colour -You, reader/viewer, colludes in racialization in how we read texts Salome of the Tenements (1923) -Anzia Yezierska (1880-1970, b. Poland) -In the opening pages how does Yezierska delineate the characters of John Manning and Sonya Vrunsky? Salome of the Tenements (1923) -Anzia Yezierska (1880-1970, b. Poland) -Native-born vs. Immigrant; Jew vs. WASP; LES vs. Fifth Ave Salome and Passing -Sonya and Clare as SELF-MADE -Racial Segregation (de jure, by law) -Class and Cultural Segregation (de facto)
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course AMERICAN S 101 taught by Professor Dr.allanpunzalanisaac during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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