Women in Literature Questions and Answers

Women in Literature

This is a great question. One of the best ways to answer this question is to say that all people engage in interpretation. And since all people are different in terms of their experiences and...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2012, 4:10 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

Without a doubt, I must say Charlotte Perkins Gillman and Sylvia Plath. Both Gilman and Plath were pioneers of the feminine voice of their generation. Gilman's classic "The Yellow Wall Paper"...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2010, 4:08 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

Let’s assume you are not speaking of the gender of the reader (a sociological question). Deconstruction’s greatest contribution to literary analysis may be the attention it drew to unspoken...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2012, 4:55 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

I assume you mean "American Literature" as the 1865-1912 period marks the very significant 'post Civil-War' period in America's history. Keep in mind, historically, this is a time of great change...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2010, 9:52 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

I think that more clarification is needed in the question. It would help to identify in what work sample you are noticing this trend. In a larger sense, it seems to me that you are having to...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2010, 10:59 am (UTC)

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Women in Literature

Understand that the years before, during and immediately following the Civil War America was primarily a white-male dominated world (who are we kidding, not just these years). Women's places were...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2010, 11:34 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

Most of the earliest literature we have was written by men for men. Although there are notable examples of early women authors, such as the Greek poet Sappho and the medieval writer Christine de...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2012, 6:04 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

I interpret that the scope of the question allows reference to authors published before these dates but whose work would still be accessed by the general reading public. British female authors...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2010, 2:13 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

In all three works, women play a multitude of interchangeable roles. They are simultaneously lovers and confidants as well as fellow sufferers on the journey of life. In all three stories, women...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2017, 5:27 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

This applies to the official American view on fighting the war against terrorism in at least one way, perhaps others. The Presidential position was that if America does not engage in a war against...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2012, 11:52 am (UTC)

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Women in Literature

Great question. There are a few dozen ways to approach this issue, so let me come at it from a slightly different angle than the above post. When we speak of "mental states" collectively in this...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2010, 5:37 pm (UTC)

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Women in Literature

The post-Civil War period (in America's history) was huge for both African American writers as well as women. This was the first time in our history that two very large but under-represented...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2010, 10:49 pm (UTC)

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