September 24, 2011
Does a signifier really change your life?
Sara Jane in, Imitation of Life, is a strong character that has a lot of desire to make
something of herself. She is however black, but can pass for white. She is lacking th
English 270 Lecture
October 18, 2011
Look, Up in the sky! The amazing story of superman.
Two video clips
Fingeroth key points (form last class)
Superman is appealing because he is an immigrant and an orphan
He represents individual mobility
October 24, 2011
Choosing Masculinity Over Happiness
Masculinity is defined as the ability to have qualities pertaining to a man. The qualities
that define men, such as being strong, and a breadwinner, are shown in many areas of media.
Mary Beth Madden
May 2, 2013
Eng270: Final Paper
Representation of Lynching in Poetry
One can only imagine the difficulty of portraying an event of a lynching through a piece
of writing, nevertheless three poets we have studied this semester have done thi