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# Both books, although (i)___, are limited by lack of empirica

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Both books, although (i)___, are limited by lack of empirica [#permalink]  02 Dec 2019, 11:53
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Both books, although (i)______, are limited by lack of empirical data and cross-cultural and cross-racial comparisons that could strengthen their arguments. They are missing an honest discussion of how black women‘s superhuman strength can sometimes harm and stifle not just black women themselves but also black men, children, and others. This idea has been written off as a (ii) ______ stereotype circulated by whites and black men, who‘ve also been (iii) ______ by racialized notions of strength and weakness.

Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii)
provincial vicious amused
interesting tansient infuriated
abridged hoary victmized

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Re: Both books, although (i)___, are limited by lack of empirica [#permalink]  05 Dec 2019, 12:56
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1. The first blank requires a positive tone as "although" is used to oppose the tone of limitation of empirical data. Consequently, provincial does not suit here. Abridged is also a positive tone. Hence, only "interesting" suits here.
2. The third sentence says that the idea has been written off by some stereotype, which means that second blank requires more negative tone. Hoary and transient are not negative tones. Only vicious suits here.
3. Finally, in the third blank - whites and black men have "ALSO" been - suggests that it is an extension of what happened to women. Hence, only "victimised" suits here better.
Re: Both books, although (i)___, are limited by lack of empirica   [#permalink] 05 Dec 2019, 12:56
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