Essays about: "Whiteness as Property"

Found 2 essays containing the words Whiteness as Property.

  1. 1. Analyzing Freedom Writers : An analysis of the depiction of race in the film Freedom Writers and how using such films adds to student knowledge, values and attitudes

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Corina Carlovici; [2021]
    Keywords : Critical Race Theory; Whiteness as Property; Social Justice; Racial Identity Development Theory; EFL; Upper Secondary School; Freedom Writers;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyze how the film Freedom Writers, released in 2007 anddirected by Richard LaGravenese, reflects on the topic of racism. The analysis is based on twoof the key tenets of Critical Race Theory, “Whiteness as Property” and “Commitment to SocialJustice”, which are used as analytical tools. READ MORE

  2. 2. MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE TRAUMAS OF APARTHEID A Psychoanalytical Reading of Zoë Wicomb’s Playing in the Light

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nansi Soulakeli Johansson; [2019-09-10]
    Keywords : Wicomb; Mental Illness; Psychoanalysis; Trauma;

    Abstract : Zoë Wicomb’s novel Playing in the Light (2006) critically examines the perilous times of apartheid in South Africa through the condition of play-whites. This thesis particularly focuses on the psychological unrest and traumatic experiences of two characters – Marion Campbell, and her mother, Helen Charles – whose disarrayed mental state is believed to be emblematic of the destructive ramifications of apartheid and the play-white act on the human psyche. READ MORE