• arts of the contact zone
    shifts of points of view from community to contact zone develops greater understanding, being a part of a community and being aware of an underlying contact zone is ultimately a valuable attribute for a society. Works Cited Pratt, Mary L. "Arts of the Contact Zone." Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers. By David Bartholomae and Tony Petrosky. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011. 483-98. Print. ...
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  • The west culture
    "good." We fear wanting to assimilate or broaden our knowledge to other cultures, for it is our natural instinct to shut out anything unfamiliar to us. In her essay, "Arts of the Contact Zone," Mary Louise Pratt argues for importance of understanding the point where two cultures clash, the contact...
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  • Two Authors with one Voice
    known as “ethnography” and “autoethnography” through their writings. Mary Louise Pratt uses many ideas and terms in her work “Arts of the Contact Zone”. Some of these terms include contact zone, transculturation, and even autoethnography. She uses these terms and ideas to help show or explain...
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  • Mary Louise Pratt Edward Said
    their homeland. Great opening sentences. Mary Louise Pratt, Kenji Yoshino and Edward Said all present very good methods of maintaining one's national identity in their essays. In Mary Louise Pratt's essay Arts of the Contact Zone she gives examples of people who are in a contact zone. Contact zones are...
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  • arts of the contact zone
    races, and I used the fact that I was black as a way to reach a contact zone. Contact zones are defined as “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations.” (Pratt 487). In the Mary Louise Pratt's essay, “Arts of the Contact Zone...
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  • Arts of the Contact Zone
    Arts of the Contact Zone For the twelfth grade English curriculum, we had to read and learn about the Arts of the Contact Zone by Mary Louise Pratt. This essay opened up a whole new concept for us. The new term "contact zone" appeared and Pratt defined it as "social spaces where cultures meet...
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  • Racial Profiling
    regarding Islam. Yusuf sat near First Lady Laura Bush during the president's Sep. 20, 2001 address to a joint session of Congress. Pratt, Mary Louis. “Arts of the Contact Zones.” Modern Language Association. JSTOR (1991), pp 60- 68. Print. 27 Mar 2014 The article “Art of the Contact...
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  • Key Tools to Maintain National Identity
    =Nation&oldid=81435499>. Pratt, Mary Louise. “Arts of the Contact Zone. Ways of Reading: An Anthology For Writing. By Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky. 7th ed. Bedford/St. Martin’s, MA: 2005. 515-29. Said, Edward. “After the Last Sky: Palestinian Lives”. Ways of Reading: An...
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  • Pratt
    In Mary Louise Pratt’s Arts of the Contact Zone, she explores the concept of literacy through different ideas of understanding. Pratt first brings up the idea of the Contact Zone. This term “refers to social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of...
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  • Rewarding Resilience
    : Bedford, 2005. Print. "Colonial Period: To 1700." The Heath Anthology of American Literature. Ed. Paul Lauter. 5th ed. Vol. A. 2-11. Print. "Native Americans and The Europeans." All About History. 2002. Web. 4 Feb. 2010. Pratt, Mary Loise. “Art of the Contact Zone.” Ways of Reading. Eds. David Bartholomae and Anthony Petrosky. 8th Ed. Boston: Bedford, 2005 497-511. Print....
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  • Edward Said
    States Edward Said’s “States” employs arts of the contact zone through a recollection of the writer’s life as a Palestinian exile. Mary Louise Pratt in “Arts of the Contact Zone” describes the idea of a contact zone as, “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other...
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  • The Community/Contact Zone of Chisholm
    tell that can change the way they think or act. In her essay, Arts of the Contact Zone, Mary Louise Pratt, a Stanford professor, talks about communities in a way that most people wouldn’t even think of. She says the our idea of communities is that they are “strongly utopian, embodying values like...
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  • Contact Zones
    Pratt, writer of Arts of the Contact Zone, agrees with Anderson in some ways; on the contrary, she argues that communities are utopian in that they prefer to practice equality, promote freedom, and obey the passive morality that exists within the cracks of the community. Pratt states that the...
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  • In the Zone
    In the Zone The "Arts of the Contact Zone" by Mary Louise Pratt is a speech that she wrote and presented as an MLA member. In it she analyzed a letter written by an unknown but literate Andean to King Philip III. She defines "social space where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other...
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  • Arts of the Contact Zone
    Essay #2 Arts of the Contact Zone During a recent English Literature class we were asked to read and learn about the Arts of the Contact Zone by Mary Louise Pratt. This essay opened up a whole new concept for me. The new term “Contact Zone” appeared and Pratt defined it as “social spaces where...
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  • Integration of Culture
    Integration of Culture Mary Louise Pratt is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literature at New York University. Pratt has studied contact zones, which she sees are spaces where two or more cultures come together. The cultures may just be meeting or in most occasions are...
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  • The End of an Era and the Dawn of a New Day
    this semester and I hope to take everything I learned and apply it to my future classes. WORKS CITED Pratt, Mary Louise. “Arts of the Contact Zone.” _Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers_. Eds. David Bartholomae and Anthony Petrosky. Boston: Bedford St...
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  • Ptsd
    Kathryn Van Tilburg “Arts of the contact zones,” In "Arts of the Contact Zone," Mary Louise Pratt introduces a term very unfamiliar to many people. This term, autoethnography, means the way in which subordinate peoples present themselves in ways that their dominants have represented them...
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  • Reality vs. Fiction
    which Mary Louise Pratt writes about. Pratt describes contact zones as social spaces where different cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each, often in contexts of asymmetrical relations of power such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the world...
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  • The “Contact Zone” of the Uw
    To what extent does a clash of culture within a particular community is associated with our lives? In Mary Louise Pratt’s article, “Arts of the Contact Zone” discusses the interacting power of social spaces where individuals from variant and even oppositional cultural backgrounds. Pratt writes the...
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