Feminist studies final exam notes

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These fem 40 exam notes include all of the readings, vocabulary and the lecture notes that will be on the fem 40 final.

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10.9.12 Bastard Out of CarolinaNovel published 1992Film shown Showtime 1996Setting: Greenville, South CarolinaTime: 1950-63Structure: young girls as narrator. Young girls perspective. Bone 13 at end. Anne 28 at end. Anney appears to be much older at the end. Storytelling: offers perspective and reflection. Gospel Music: Repeats and Emotional resonances. Good job in novel. Gospel music repeats and has an emotional resonance. Bone and readers are drawn into lives of the Boatwrights. Class, Gender, Race and sexuality position groups in a certain way and examines the way means by which members of the group challenge, resist, and over come, or do not. Bone overcomes the role thats been placed upon the Boatwright family. Class analysis as well as race/ethnic analysis. Blacks not shown very much.Key themes:Family- Deep love of the family. Not always seen in a favorable light. Ex) females taught to see boys as rowdy little boys. Drink Fight Jail . Family is family but even love cant keep people from eating at each other. Pg. 10 Fierce family proud and loyalty. Earle in PrisonHopelessness- waste of life and legacy of being poor. Tv talks about how many people are homeless in our country. Allison talks about deep deep poverty. Seemed like everybody had some economic difficulties. There are structural things in place so they cant move out of it. Hunger in pg. 71. hunger makes you restless. Bone getting angry. Betrayal- Girl children by t

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