Topic: Exploring the limitations of race and gender within literature

Discuss the complex relationship between gender and race within literature, using literature from prominent black female authors including; Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou to discuss the limitations placed on them by society and the expression of their narrative. Points of discussion include sexualisation and fetishization of young black female characters, language progression and the use of censorship, activism in literature, negative responses and the perpetuation of racist attitudes in literature, the lack of representation of the black female narrative, debunking stereotypes created by the western world and previously colonised expectations of black culture and ‘Girl Code’ and the toxicity of its prominences within female narratives.

type of assignment: Dissertation,
Subject: English
pages: 15/4000
Style: MlA
Language: UK

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