Woman Hollering Creek Woman

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Society has categorized masculine and feminine roles and, as a result, both genders feel obliged to correspond to their roles. Moreover, society has created what is known as the “traditional household” life; which means, women stay-at-home take care of the kids, prepare food for the family and do all the household chores, while the male is the household provider, working to sustain the family. In “Woman Hollering Creek” by Sandra Cisneros and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman both convey women`s roles as being an obedient wife. For instance, Sandra Cisneros describes the story of a Mexican couple that crossed the border into the U.S. Throughout the story we discover Cleofilas is an abused woman and views her role as a woman

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