Analysis Of What Has Happened Here By Elsa Barkley Brown

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In the passage “What Has Happened Here” Elsa Barkley Brown believes that women’s history should be inclusive of gender, race, and culture as these have important significance in shaping outcomes and society perspective. She talks about how historians like to “isolate one conversation” (297) to explore them to tailor its dialogue to fit different narratives. This however in turn loses significant facts that should not be left out when shaping the details. Barkley is adamant about the importance of Anita Hill’s race in the testimony of the sexual harassment case. Thinking that in order to make the public more sympathetic and keep the case simplified they should focus strictly on the sexual harassment of a women by a man. However, leaving out

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