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1. Which collection of essays branded PC 'the most important discussion in American education'

  • Ole Bull's Legacy
  • Debating PC: The controversy over political correctness on political correctness
  • Racism and Sexism
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2. Carol's leap of self-assuredness comes across as that of an intelligent...

  • ...but insecure person struggling to assert herself in the face of elitism
  • ...but inexperienced person struggling to connect to the academic rules of engagement
  • ...but vindictive young woman struggling to overcome her prejudices about the education system

3. What was there a reaction against in universities in the early 90s?

  • People reacted against more people being able to attend universities, fearing such a move would reduce the value of education
  • The white, male, middle class elite deciding reading lists
  • Reading lists being dictated by feminists and racial minorities

4. Which newspaper did Mamet tell about a 'loose remark' which resulted in the prosecution of a young academic?

  • The Times
  • The Guardian
  • The Washington Post

5. When was the Anita Hill vs Clarence Thomas case?

  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993

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