I Am A Film Producer Who Has Recently Acquired The Rights

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I am a film producer who has recently acquired the rights to She Unames Them by Ursula K. LeGuin. She Unames Them features the Genesis character Eve as the main character. The short story is divided into two sections. The first section is written in third person and is a detailed narrative of a multitude of animals essentially giving up their names upon the command of Eve. It describes the response of each animal in this matter. For instance, the story describes the elder female yaks holding a council meeting to discuss whether they found it fit to rid themselves of their name. They also described the issue with household pets that wished to keep the name their master gave them. The text states, "But as soon as they understood that the …show more content…

This us significant because in Genesis 3:20 it says, “And Adam called his wife 's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.” Therefore, by giving up her title of mother of all living, Eve removes her station as above the animals and makes herself one with them. Another reason this is significant is because in Genesis 2:23 it is written, “And Adam said, ‘This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.’” Therefore, she is disconnecting herself from Adam. She is no longer being called woman, which is taken out of man. She is unique from all creation yet she is also connected with all of creation. Accordingly, the story implies the only way to find true spirituality is by making yourself one with nature. This is implied through the narrative of Adam searching for the key to the garden of Eden. This is ironic because he is essentially looking for a material object to enter a spiritual place. However, by abandoning her human nature and finding oneness with nature, Eve has managed to find Eden in the world outside of the garden. Then when Adam asks what time dinner is, which is important because cooking dinner is often considered a womanly task. Eve does not know how to answer this questions. This shows she has forsaken what Adam believes her role job is as a woman in favor of joining the animals. This moral is important because it supports humanism and nature. It also

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