“I look in the mirror and hold up my mangled hand”: An Adversarial Persona Exercise

Genre: Poetry Purpose: To consider how persona, point of view, voice, argument, and empathy can support and/or complicate one another Readings: “Skinhead” by Patricia Smith Watch Patricia Smith perform “Skinhead”: https://youtu.be/Klb5TniRGao. Discuss. Jot down some notes about a situation in which you found yourself in direct opposition with someone else. Perhaps it’s as extreme as […]