It’s No Good

For this class we are looking at two modes of writing by one author, Kirill Medvedev. How do you see the relationship between Medvedev’s poems and his prose? Do they share similarities in terms of voice. Do they participate in the same political or artistic practice? Do they send the same message, or different messages?

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Maid to Order

What are some of the ways that Barbara Ehrenreich uses imagery in Maid to Order to dramatize the conditions of the maid in the modern household? How does she connect the account of modern cleaning services to the bigger stories of 20th century feminism and the rise of a globalized economy?

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