English 125

Jamaica Kincaid, “Girl”

Aaron H. Devor, “Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender”

*Mona El-Ghobashy, “Quandaries of Representation”

Jean Kilbourne, “Two Ways a Woman Can Get Hurt: Advertising and Violence

OFeach reading, please write a one-sentence summary of the main FOCUS of the piece and a one-sentence assessment of the main ARGUMENT of the piece (in other words, what is the subject matter of this essay and how successful is the argument it makes about this subject?).

Finally, post a paragraph explaining your own relationship to the idea of gender. You may interpret this as broadly or narrowly as you like.

500 words approximately

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