TCP Quickwrites

QW #1 (in your notes section at the end):
Go back through pages 1-21 and 22-42 to get specific details for your answer.
How does TCP establish “masculinity” and “femininity” at first? What characters help to define “masculinity” and “femininity” and in what way(s)? Who has what kind of “power?”
In the new section of reading, there begins to be a bit of a flip when we meet new characters like Harpo, Shug, and Sofia. How do they counteract ideas of “masculinity” and “femininity?” With these new characters, who has what kind of “power?”
Add to your character silhouettes and Feminist/Religious lenses. We will go over in a bit.
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QW #2 (in your notes section at the end, under QW #1):
After/during the TED Talk (Crenshaw): What's a "frame" and what does it provide for us? What is "intersectionality" and why does it matter? You can use an example she uses if it's difficult to define.
Applying Crenshaw's ideas to TCP, how can we "frame" the text? You can draw a graphic! How/why is intersectionality/intersectional feminism important?
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QW #3: Things are happening and changing in this chunk of text. Find three significant areas (like fight scenes, moments of discovery, etc.) and say something about them--why might they be significant? What questions do you have? What do you think is going on? Predictions? Hypotheses? Interpretations?
Also in this section of text, we meet new characters like Squeak and Grady--be sure to add to their character silhouettes on your TCP journals. Also to add: significant changes in Celie, Mr.__, Harpo, Sofia, Shug. Keep adding to feminist/gender and religious/spiritual lenses. There are a few places where religion is mentioned. 
Read pages 117-147 for homework.
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