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This 1 page One Day of Notes was uploaded by Jack Rogers on Friday January 23, 2015. The One Day of Notes belongs to 1501 at University of Pittsburgh taught by Robin Clarke in Winter2015. Since its upload, it has received 69 views. For similar materials see Topics in Creative Writing: Political Writing in Foreign Language at University of Pittsburgh.
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Topics in creative writing 12315 Citizen Claudia Rankine What are the importance of images for Rankine How do they correspond with the text How does she address them and why Why does she choose not to address some Rankine quotes James Baldwin who states quot The purpose of artis to lay bare the questions hidden by the answers 1 15 How do we unpack what this statement means thinking in terms of the book Discussing the image in w Benjamin s theses on the philosophy of history How does Benjamin s quote correspond with the image below What is he trying to say by analyzing this image What are the different implications of the arms wings up are his hands raised in defense Are they wings ying away These are dichotomous The wings also appear like hands and there doesn t appear to be any indication that he is an angel besides the text What does it do that this angel doesn t look ethereal The signi cance of the hair appearing as scrolls Interesting to think of the past as a catastrophe Benjamin Marxist He wants to see a chain of events class struggle etc For him this is the important historical contact The angels back is turned away from the future He appears to have a key going in a lock As if his voice is the answer This is a model of how we can use images in our writing Remember the danger of political prose being overtly didactic What does an image do in lit It allows the author to step out of time in the book This is something we might not think to do but can be very generative What are the questions Rankine is asking people might want her not to ask don t ask questions Why are my feelings not validated Why do you feel this way Why do we not discuss things that need to be talked about in order to preserve something What images do is ask questions and lay something bare
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