Mens Rea The Writing Style and Feminism of Lakambini Sitoy

7010 Words Mar 4th, 2015 29 Pages
MENS REA: THE WRITING STYLE AND
FEMINISM OF LAKAMBINI SITOY

A Thesis Design presented to Dr. Lito Diones, Ed. D.
Of the Graduate School of
Literature, Communication, and Other Languages
School of Arts and Sciences
Cebu Normal University

In Partial Fulfillment of Lit 4007
Masterpieces of Filipino Writers

Farina Dianne C. Abella
October 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

TITLE PAGE i TABLE OF CONTENTS ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iii

ABSTRACT iv

Chapter

1 The Problem and Its Scope

Rationale of the Study 1
Statement of the Problem 2
Significance of the Study 2
Theoretical Background of the Study 2
Scope and Limitations of
…show more content…
RATIONALE

In an article entitled, Two Wings of a Bird: The Equality of Women and Men, it is stated that the emancipation of women, the achievement of full equality between the sexes, is essential to human progress and the transformation of society. Inequality retards not only the advancement of women but the progress of civilization itself. Age-old patterns of subordination, reflected in popular culture, literature and art, law, and even religious scriptures, continue to pervade every aspect of women’s lives. Despite the advancement of political and civil rights for women and the widespread acceptance of equality in principle, full equality has not been achieved. The systematic oppression of women is a conspicuous and tragic fact of history. It is no surprise then that feminism is one of the foremost themes in women’s literature (baha’i.org, Bahai Topics).
In a Wikipedia entry, it is said that in the Philippines, women writers utilize literature as the living

More about Mens Rea The Writing Style and Feminism of Lakambini Sitoy

Open Document