This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Author - This African American wrote numerous influential books on feminism and the politics of race, gender, class and culture. A university educated academic and internationally respected lecturer on feminist theory, the writer's essential hypothesis is that the early feminist movement was defined solely by the desires and perspectives of members of the white, upper-middle class, unaware of the limits of both their experience and their ways of thinking.
Women of the Margins - These women are outside the societal center and have traditionally been left out of the feminist...
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