GRSJ 224: Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature
Techniques of literary study, with emphasis on intersectionality and the ways in which gender is
represented in literature and contributions of
Indiana Jones: How does the film reproduce tropes of discovery and archaeology as linked to
(1) Movie starts at Peru for finding a golden idol.
Dr. Jones held the map of the treasure.
Reflects a significant knowledge of the First Wo
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In the Children of Men, human infertility has already lasted for two decades.
However, the film seems putting all the responsibility and problems of infertility
towards female. The description of females realizes
Representations of Realms:
- Ofelia is an innocent and kind girl who doesnt feel secured in her life. In the view of a child, the
world in her eyes should be simple and beautiful. However, in reality, the world is full of painful
and the adults keep fight
The White fence builder at Jigalong Depot:
The first appearance of this fence builder in Rabbit Proof Fence is the scene
when Molly, Daisy and Gracie were playing near the depot and chatting with
him. They asked him about the fenc
- The Resources Development Administration (RDA) in order to get the rare,
valuable unobtanium on Pandora, people from the Earth treated Navi as a
tool to get the mineral by developing avatar. Parker Selfridge ordered Jake
In tourists eyes, Barcelona is a beautiful and impressive place to live. However, Biutiful starts and focuses
on the main character, Uxbal to reveal the ruthless truth on living condition in Barcelona, tearing the
beautiful mask. Uxbal is a legal citizen
- Two opposite object
- Men V.S. Women; Active V.S. Passive.
- Feminists challenges this.
Implies hierarchies, showing lower status on women.
(1) Incorporate the female into the male realm.
(2) Valorizing the female
1. Discuss who is the Self and the Other in SF according to Patricia Kerslake.
What are some of the representations of otherness in SF and in what ways this
Other is designed to support humancentrism, ethnocentrism and terracentrism?
In Science Fiction,