Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 15:06:28 +0000
From: Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]EPIX.NET
Subject: Re: Lippi-Green's Eng with an Accent
At 02:36 PM 11/23/97 -0500, you wrote:
But I can't help thinking - so what
does this mean?-- are we aiming for a society without any stereotypes at all?
What is the difference between an expression of cultural diversity and a
stereotype? Which would an image of an African-American wearing a dashiki
be? A Latino in a sombrero? Stanley Kowalski in an undershirt? Is ethnic
food - like fried chicken at the Masters - something to be celebrated or
"it can be said of the French...that when they are good, they are very, very
good-- but when they are bad, they are-- Apaches." p. 98, as an instance of
REF: Mark Twain, "The French and the Comanches"
Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]epix.net