ENGL 386.001/.002 American Women Writers of Color
-- Paper # 2 Assignment --

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Paper 2 Assignment:
Pick a theme from the list below, and in a paper of 1,500 words, discuss that theme in terms of one novel from Ceremony, The House on Mango Street, or The Bluest Eye.
List of themes:
  • women of color placed in confinement or in isolation
  • women of color's interpellation into a dominant episteme
  • construction of "women of color" by a dominant gaze
  • the power of women of color storytelling to create, injure, or heal

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