I have a paper that works by feminism perspective, so how I can evaluate the good or bad use of feminist theory applied to the paper?I have a paper that work on literary analysis from feminist...

I have a paper that works by feminism perspective, so how I can evaluate the good or bad use of feminist theory applied to the paper?

I have a paper that work on literary analysis from feminist perspective, so how I can evaluate effectiveness of feminist literary theory on this paper?

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Lorraine Caplan | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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You might want to evaluate it from other perspectives, to compare and contrast the feminist perspective with some others, for example, a Marxist perspective, or a Jungian or Freudian perspective.  What is the central position for the feminist point of view in this paper?  Would another perspective result in a weakening of that position?  What kinds of evidence are offered in the feminist position? Would another form of literary criticism examine other kinds of evidence?  A feminist perspective usually deals with the imbalance of power between the sexes, and sometimes leaves one with the feeling that many aspects of the examined text have been completely neglected. Alternatively, you could simply confine yourself to examining the paper within the feminist perspective. Does the author support his or her position?  Do you have evidence that contradicts the author's position or that allows of a more reasonable interpretation?  The tools to critique a literary analysis, no matter what the perspective, are approximately the same.

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