An Analysis Of Beauty In Alice Walker's Beauty: When The Other Dancer Is The Self

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In the reading by Alice Walker’s “Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self” she speaks of her days in the past when she was the most popular to a girl with one eye. Her identity was in her beauty and when the unfortunate accident happened she lost who she was. The research for how to figure out how she was feeling and becoming could be used with many methods of social science. We want to look at the human side of things to understand where Alice was coming from. To fall so far from the top would be devastating but to have to compete with 8 other siblings after always being in front definitely effected how she saw things. She lost her way and continued searching to find herself with the blind eye. She had to get rid of what was bring her down

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  • Analyzes alice walker's "beauty: when the other dancer is the self" to understand how she was coming from. a social scientist could analyze individuals who have been through traumatic experiences to see how they overcame it.
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