Mid-Term Study Sheet: Literature and Culture of Disability
1. Laura Hershey, From Poster Child to Protester
A) What are Hersheys objections to the Jerry Lewis telethon?
The telethon exaggerates the disabilities and portrays them as pitiful. The
Telethon is a charitable enterprise
Who should determine what is best for this group of disabled people?
Should it be an organization? Should it be the people themselves?
Carnal Acts- Mairs
She accepts her body
By en large we dont talk about bo
Final Study Sheet: Literature and Culture of Disability
1. Doris Lessing, The Fifth Child
A) What is the Lovatts attitude toward children in the beginning of the novel? What do they
They want to create a world of children and happiness.
Class Notes 7/31/2014
BEFORE AND AFTER ZACHARIAH
Describes the relationship of Fern to Gabi, this talks about how it is different with
o Perhaps its because hes the second child, maybe its because hes a boy she
claims she does not feel the same con