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Department
English
Course
ENGL 1128
Professor
D.Curie
Semester
Winter

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Dr Emily Martin  “Anthropology of science and medicine”  Author (academic press books)  “The egg and the sperm” o Academic article o Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and society (1991) 1. Cause and Effect – and Further effects  Compare and Kolbert  Cause: Gender stereotypes inform scientific description of reproductive processes o Male as the active and strong o Female more passive and immobile o Biology test are mirroring stereotypes  Effect: “The stereotypes imply that female biological processes are less worthy than their male counterparts” and thus encourage a view “Women are less worthy than men”  Further effect: the way we view those reproductive processes affects social attitudes and political decisions (364) 2. Plot  introduction  Egg and sperm: A scientific Fairy Tale  New Research, Old imagery  Social implications A) introduction pg 347  Lead  Observation  Thesis argument  Wider (implications) B) Egg and Sperm: A Scientific Fairy Tale  Close reading of
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