13 Matching Annotations
  1. Oct 2020
  2. Sep 2020
    1. Nena

      What does this word mean? Why does Diaz use it here? How does it overlap with an event in The Catcher in the Rye?

    2. Lavender Room

      What is the Lavender Room? What role does it play in The Catcher in the Rye?

    3. The Gatcher in the Rye

      While this is a book with a white protagonist and almost an entirely white cast of characters, Diaz has seen herself in it. What does she see in Holden Caulfield?


    1. us

      Who is us? Americans? Black Americans in particular?

    2. Ralph Ellison

      American novelist, best known for Invisible Man

    3. sentimentality

      "excessive tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia." What's a good example of this in Obama's public life as First Lady? How did she get this reputation?

    4. intersectional

      What does modifier of feminists mean?

    5. "lower frequencies."

      Is this quote from Invisible Man?

    6. subtext

      "an underlying and often distinct theme in a piece of writing or conversation." What was that theme?

    7. lost

      How did he "lose" the debate?

    8. Now That She's Free

      What is Laymon implying with this title?


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