I need help formulating a thesis statement comparing and contrasting the roles of women in "The Yellow Wallpaper and Herland." I wand to formulate something about one situation being real and the other ideal.
The thesis statement that you propose is quite workable, however, would you consider focusing on how Charlotte Perkins Gilman uses society as an empowering force for women in Herland and then uses society as a disfranchising force for women in "The Yellow Wallpaper"?
From a teacher's point of view, I foresee that the comparison and contrast of such different types of characters (even though they are all females) may end up leaving you the way you are now: with an overall wonder of what a good thesis statement for such an analysis would be. However, if you use the setting of the works, the style of the author, and the purpose of the author to develop your argument, you may find more evidence to create your statement.
Herland , which is a novel, presents a number of different events that change the lives of Alima, Celis, and Ellador as they become the first women of their land to have any contact with a male specimen. Because so many events occur, the women experience everything from...
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