Eating the Other: Desire and Resistance

Length: 250 words (total for all 4 questions), double-spaced.

Please submit your papers electronically.

Please write a concise definition of the following terms in the context of bell hooks’ article, “Eating the Other.”

1. Conversion experience/becoming the Other

2. Consumer cannibalism/commodification of the Other

3. primitivism

4. White critique of black essentialism vs. black nationalism as a survival strategy