Passing to help you answer the questions, and you can use current or historical references to support your answers, as well.
1.) Define the term “passing” the way it is used in Nella Larsen’s novel, Passing, and the way it is used in Prof. Hobbs’ presentation A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life.
2.) Name and define at least 3 types of “passing” that exist within in American society today in 2020. 3.)
Does “passing” still continue in our society today in 2020? Explain in detail, and give examples to support your answers.
4.) In the beginning of the novel Passing, at the Drayton Hotel restaurant which characters are “passing” for white? Explain in detail. a.) Whose reasons for “passing” are you sympathetic to, and why? Explain in detail.
5.) What kind of relationship do Clare Kendry and Irene Redfield have?