Feminism in Literature Questions and Answers

Feminism in Literature

Literary theories by their very nature claim to be comprehensive systems for explaining literature. Thus, in fact, any literary theory should be applicable to any literary work. This being said,...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2015 2:16 pm UTC

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Feminism in Literature

Feminism is the theory that people who identify as female should be treated in the same manner as their male counterparts. This has a variety of implications, including power-relationships,...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2015 11:15 am UTC

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Feminism in Literature

In "Gender Trouble," Judith Butler describes the ways in which gender and sexuality are culturally and socially constructed. She argues that the strict binary opposition of male/female and the...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2013 11:15 pm UTC

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Feminism in Literature

Indeed, the argument can be made that The Scarlet Letter lays some of the groundwork for feminist literature. Hester Prynne stands apart from the Puritan community as a non-member; furthermore, she...

Latest answer posted October 5, 2013 4:09 am UTC

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Feminism in Literature

Feminist Criticism in Literature is the preocupation of ensuring the equal (or proportionally similar) treatment of the female gender in written works that inevitably need to assign a role to...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2014 4:55 pm UTC

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Feminism in Literature

Three 20th Century works of literature that feature women striving for and attaining power are Isak Dinesen’s Out of Africa (1937), Barbara Kingsolver’s The Bean Trees (1988), and Alice Walker’s...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2014 2:35 am UTC

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Feminism in Literature

I would also suggest William Inge's Come Back, Little Sheba. It was made into a film which is available on DVD. I believe the film won a number of awards. Then there us Long Day's Journey into...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2012 4:03 pm UTC

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Feminism in Literature

The concept of gendered Internet covers differences in Internet use between men and women. In research done on the levels of Internet usage, it has been found that, in most countries, men use the...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2021 6:17 pm UTC

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Feminism in Literature

First note the novel had not emerged as a concrete genre during the period which you've specified. Cervantes' Don Quixote (1605, 1615) is sometimes credited as the first novel, but was also...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2012 7:12 pm UTC

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Feminism in Literature

“Blood and Water” is a short story written by the Irish author Éilís Ní Dhuibhne. It was first published in 1988. When first reading the story, the reader may not necessarily notice any particular...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2020 4:41 pm UTC

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