Women are not necessarily rare participants in rock music.

Discuss the following statement: “Women are not necessarily rare participants in rock music. They are not seen because of the way gender and race inflect the story told.” To support your answer, discuss the careers of Janis Joplin and Betty Davis.

 

Your answer should consider the relationship between rock and masculinity, and the problem that creates for women, before moving on to a discussion of Joplin and Davis.  You will need to consult the required readings on Joplin and Davis.

 

Your answer will be marked out of 15 and added to your test mark.  

 

Parameters:

 

  • Your answer must be typed, 12 point font, and double spaced

  • Your answer must be no less than 2 pages

  • You do not need to include a works cited list