This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color - Entering the Lives of Others: Theory in the Flesh Summary & Analysis

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A short introduction opens the second chapter, explaining what the editors mean by "Theory in the Flesh." They explain that they intend to address the question of which parts of their mothers that help make them whole, and the parts of them that stifles their knowledge of themselves. The first entry is a poem called "Wonder Woman" by Genny Lim about the divisions between categories of women and her own wondering whether they share fundamental things in common even while they are so different. She wonders why women are born into such very different roles, and what their responsibilities to each other are as women who are, at their essence, all the same.

Next, Cherrie Moraga writes "La Guera" about being a fair-skinned Chicana and her childhood of training...

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