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Unformatted text preview: “Cult of True Womanhood” white black *model for the white woman is the *Black: not a daughter of Eve, the Virgin Mary embodiment of spirit symbol of the uncivilized, reduced In the body to their bodies/ race *spirit and whiteness merge, where *requires white guidance Spirit organizes white flesh and Then in turn other non-white flesh *white as a symbol (morally pure) *black as a direct opposite-no morals-- “white” people do not exist- it’s a figment of our imagination -Richard Dyer *women are always glowing *Ideologies: African women gave birth in litters, and they didn’t feel pain during birth (ie. Not descendents of Eve)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AFAS 342 taught by Professor Sanchez during the Fall '07 term at Arizona.
- Fall '07