R‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ESPOND TO THE QUESTIONS, BASED ON THE SOURCE PROVIDED The f

R‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ESPOND TO THE QUESTIONS, BASED ON THE SOURCE PROVIDED The first four pages of this article, give definitions and a discussion of masculinity. This concept is then applied to the work of Dominican writer Junot Diaz. However, the discussions and definitions given in the first pages are helpful for our class. Read the article and answer the questions below. Questions on the first 4 pages 1. What is masculinity according to Professor Keith Nurse? 2. According to literary critic Satya Mohanty, what is the purpose of “identities” and” cultures” in our social reality? 3. According to anthropologist Pierre Bourdieu, what are the institutions interconnected in creating social constructs? 4. What is the dichotomy in masculinity as seen by Norma Fuller? 5. Explain why Antonio ‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍de Moya says that, “masculinity depends on a kind of self-policing among its members”? 6. Reflection. What is your opinion on masculinity? Do you agree with the definitions offered in this article? 7. Read the following articles about the term “himpathy” and answer the question. These two recent articles and interview explore the behavior described by the term “himpathy” – part of a masculinity construct. Opinion: Why Kavanaugh should make men question ‘himpathy’ Commentary and interview with Kate Manne – Cornell University professor of philosophy who coined the term “himpathy”.

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