Essays Tagged: "Bell Hooks"

A summary/analysis of Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education by Bell Hooks, an excerpt from The Presence of Others by Andrea Lunsford and John Ruszkiewicz.

ence of Others. This selection, entitled Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education, was written by Bell Hooks, and is taken from her book Talking Back, published in 1989. Hooks is the author of many ...

(7 pages) 86 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on the idea of marginality expressed by Bell Hooks

ciety's center, and take up space in the margins, much like the margins of a sheet of paper. Author bell hooks, however, believes these margins not only represent sites of oppression, but also serve a ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Class and Education: "Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education" by Bell Hooks

In the essay "Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education" by Bell Hooks, she argues against the statement that "assimilation is the way to gain acceptance... for ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


dered drunk and aggressive. Stereotypes basically occur in people who share common cultural mindset.Bell Hooks (1996) took this approach in her book, Reel to Real - Race, Sex and Class in the Movies, ...

(5 pages) 248 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Bell Hooks - Masculinity

omewhat illusive.I thouroughly enjoyed the readings for this week. In particular, "We Real Cool" by Bell Hooks and "Cool Pose" by Richard Majors any Janet Billson was intruiging. The description given ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Love Between Men and Women

etter choices. When people think of commitment, he/she may first think of commitment in a marriage. Bell Hooks portray a great definition of two people in love, which were the grandparents in her shor ... ooksHurston Neale, Zora, “ Tea Cake and Jane”: African American Reading for WritingHooks, Bell, “Love is Our Hope”, Black People and Love, New York: William Morrow, 2001Sofola, Zul ...

(4 pages) 65 2 4.1 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

What Makes People So Strong

ver overcomes small or large obstacle through their life can have strong personality and mentality. Bell Hooks, Gorge Orwell, and Gloria Steinem are good examples of people who have overcome obstacles ... and became strong. I would like to explain how they maintain their strength through out their life.Bell Hooks is an African American woman who lives in Kentucky, with a working class parents. Unlike ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Essay on describing the unconventional grandparents from the essay "Inspired Eccentricity" by bell hooks

In the essay, “Inspired Eccentricity”, it is clear that bell hooks had two very unconventional grandparents. In the relationship of Baba and Daddy Gus, role ... h other, yet every part of their separate lives was equally important to their successful marriage. Bell hooks wrote, “They lived close but they created separate worlds.”I found a few exampl ... 48; Daddy Gus was the exact opposite - quiet, calm, and a gentle man - showing no opposition to, as bell hooks said, “her vitriolic rage”. That presented a clear distinction in role reversal ...

(4 pages) 46 1 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reflection of Angry Men

We Real Cool : From Angry boys to Angry MenApril 10, 2013After reading "We Real Cool" I have to say Bell Hooks has described every black male that I have known in the past perfectly. I am sad to say u ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers