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    In the article “Learning in the Shadow of race in Class” author bell hooks ties in the three argument elements ethos, pathos, and logos to support her claim. She uses ethos, her educational and social class background in order to show why her desires were often made to seem worthless or stupid, pathos, her own personal story and logos by giving real world examples through her own experiences that also relate to her audience 's emotions. She questions the role of race and social class in the life

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    In her essay entitled Teaching the New Worlds/ New Words, bell hooks focuses on exploring and illuminating the close link between language and oppression from a feminist perspective. Recording that language is a self-imposing kaleidoscope of productive challenges and assistances that is impossible to bond or repress; she suggests that trying to circumscribe, it according to their interest is precisely what oppressors do with it. Hooks adresses African-Americans’ relationship to the Standard English

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    Gloria Jean Watkins, better known as, her pen name bell hooks, is an American writer who is best known for her focus on feminism and black women’s perception in America. Hooks lived through segregation in the south and as a result has become a successful writer and professor, speaking and writing about her childhood and views. She is from Hopkinsville, KY and adopted her pen name from her great-grandmother. I found interesting when reading about her that she chose to use lower case for her name,

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    heteronormative that oppresses any other forms of family and sexual relationships. This concept can be seen in the given article by Bell Hooks. In Hooks’ document, she talks about the racist oppression of sexist domination towards back women. There is a focus on black women in reference to their place in the community, the home, and the home to which they are serving to (Hooks, 1990). Her views show the heavy responsibilities of black women as it reflects their privileges and lifestyle. The second document

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    Bell Hooks Feminism

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    “Simply put, feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.” (1) This is the first line of Bell Hooks’ book, Feminism is for everybody. This sentence, a simple statement about the sense of feminism, has come into much debate in recent years. This is done by people claiming feminism is not a movement to end sexism- but rather a movement to give women superiority over men. Despite the literal definition of feminism being “an advocacy for the equal rights of the genders,”

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    Bell Hooks Sexism

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    Bell Hooks on Sexism In her book, “Feminism is for Everybody,” bell hooks defines feminism as a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation and oppression. She hopes that feminism will end patriarchy, men’s superiority over women. There are two forms of feminism: reform and revolutionary. Bell hooks is a revolutionary feminist. She wanted to see structural changes that ended sexism and patriarchy. She is not as supportive for reform feminism because it is working within the structure. Along with

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    Racism In Bell Hooks

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    case until they ultimately realized their powerlessness in the situation and her friend changed seats. After being seated with the white man hooks states, “I am shouting at him that it is not a question of blame, that the mistake was understandable, but that the way K was treated was completely unacceptable, that it reflected both racism and sexism” (hooks 9). There is no doubt that race and gender played a role in this incident. Had this issue involved all white men then the flight attendants would

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    Bell Hooks Reflection

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    Bell Hooks, shares many things that I can relate to in Teaching to Transgress, from the perspective as a father (teacher), husband (teacher), Uncle (teacher), Cousin, etc. Growing up in Philadelphia, I did not know how underprivileged my family was, since we were affluent in additional areas, it did not matter. However, I noticed it my second week of high school. Knowledge opened a completely new world for me and forced me to think critically and challenge everything that I read, hear, touch, and

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    move up in the workplace and Bell Hook’s the author of “Dig Deep: Beyond Lean In” and Sheryl Sandberg the author of “Lean in: What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?” both explore. Even though it might appear that Bell Hook’s and Sheryl Sandberg agree that women should be more proactive in their workplace, on a closer look, they actually disagree about the type of people who should be taking the advice, seen through Bell Hook’s criticism of Sheryl Sandberg. Bell Hook’s criticism of Sheryl Sandberg

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    Bell Hooks Identity

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    different for everybody as we will see in the stories discussed. This essay will look at bell hook’s childhood memoir Bone Black, Minnie Goetze in Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic novel The Diary of a Teenage Girl, and Ana Garcia, the protagonist of the film Real Women Have Curves and explore each character’s struggles for autonomy. Bone Black is a memoir detailing a “girlhood” beset with racial segregation. bell hooks’ struggle for autonomy involves a struggle with racism, gender,

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