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'TAMING OF THE SHREW':DIALECTICS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN'S RAGE IN DOMINANT AMERICAN FILMIC DISCOURSE

by Reed, Nannie Natisha

Abstract (Summary)
This paper is an analysis of the depiction of African-American women’s rage in mainstream American film. The thesis analyzes the films Coffy, The Color Purple, Waiting to Exhale, and Two Can Play That Game. The paper focuses on the negative images of African-American women’s rage in film. It then contextualizes those images within a racist and sexist paradigm. An ideological analysis is used in this paper as well as a Black Feminist theoretical critique.
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School:Miami University

School Location:USA - Ohio

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:african american black anger rage women media film

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Date of Publication:01/01/2006

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