In what ways does Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle illustrate Feminism?

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The original question had to be edited down.  I would suggest that feminism is presented in the novel as a response to the repression and cruelty found in the world around the sisters.  Merricat sincerely believes that the repression in the world is a good enough reason to avoid it.  She also believes and is quite accurate in her understanding that Charles is only interested in the family, particularly Constance, for his own gain.  Uncle...

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