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Roxane Gay
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Feminism

Explain Roxane Gay's definition of herself as a "Bad Feminist". Do you agree with her definition? Why or why not?

Feminism

What is "essential feminism?" How might it be problematic?

Race

Explain, with examples, the trope of the "magical negro." How, and why, does Gay argue against its persistence in Hollywood films?

Structure

Discuss Gay's use of the essay format in Bad Feminist. Is it effective? Why or why not?

Trigger Warnings

Discuss the pros and cons of using trigger warnings, as outlined in Bad Feminist.

Writing

Discuss the idea of the unlikeable protagonist. Do you agree with Gay's statements regarding unlikeable characters? Explain why or why not with examples from your own reading.

Privilege

Discuss the issue of privilege, using examples from the essay "Peculiar Benefits."

Race

Discuss issues of race in academia using examples from Bad Feminist.

Feminism

Compare and contrast Gay's opinions on...

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