Feminist readings

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  • Feminist Reading Paper

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    5.3. Feminist Readings of the Text: Feminist interpretation is one of the recent approaches in the biblical interpretive world. This approach emerged during the late 1960s and early 1970s.This interpretive method has a common theme of a movement for social, economic, political, and religious equality, and rights of women. Barbara K. Lundblad claims; Feminist reading of the text is an approach to the Bible that honours women’s experience as an interpretive lens. This method focuses on elements that

  • Feminist Reading Of ' No Normal '

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    Shannon Keel Dr. Francis Feminist Reading of Culture October 19th, 2017 Ms. Marvel: “No Normal” Reading “No Normal” was my first ever experience with the “Ms. Marvel” spinoff, and I absolutely loved it. I think choosing a sixteen year old, Pakistani-American, Muslim girl as the main hero was a bold move for the American comic book giant Marvel, but I believe it truly paid off. In “Ms. Marvel: No Normal,” Kamala is a wonderful representation of female empowerment through self identity

  • A Feminist Reading of the Tempest

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    illustrates the characteristics that represent the ideal woman within Elizabethan society. These characteristics support the fact that men considered women as a mere object that they had the luxury of owning and were nowhere near equal to them. Feminists can interpret the play as a depiction of the sexist treatment of women and would disagree with many of the characteristics and expectations that make Miranda

  • A Feminist Reading of Paul's Case

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    A Feminist Reading of Paul's Case   At first glance, it may be considered difficult to give a feminist interpretation of "Paul's Case" by Willa Cather, because there is not much mention of women in the text. However, this fact alone gives good reason for a feminist reading of the story. The lack of the presence of females in this story supports the idea that women were not considered an important part of society during Willa Cather's lifetime. In "Paul's Case," the story revolves around

  • Feminist Reading of The Yellow Wallpaper

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    A Feminist Reading of The Yellow Wallpaper        In the late nineteenth century, after the American social and economic shift commonly referred to as the "Industrial Revolution" had changed the very fabric of American society, increased attention was paid to the psychological disorders that apparently had steamed up out of the new smokestacks and skyscrapers in urban populations (Bauer, 131).  These disorders were presumed to have been born out of the exhaustion and "wear and tear" of industrial

  • A Feminist Reading of Sophocles' Antigone Essay

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    While researchers disagree over when the feminist movement began, most agree that it was sometime in the past two centuries. The feminist movement has generally, and often successfully, sought equality between sexes. For example, the womens' movement has won women the right to vote, moved women "out of the kitchen," and, in many ways, made women socioeconomically competitive with men. Nonetheless, all such gains, and the womens' (or feminist) movement itself are largely products of the last 200 years

  • A Feminist Reading of The Last of the Mohicans Essay

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    A Feminist Reading of The Last of the Mohicans   While most often studied as a romance or adventure novel, the most dominant characteristic of The Last of the Mohicans is overlooked: phallicism.  From this phallicism stems Cooper's patriarchal view of society.  In the novel, men are symbolically set apart from women by the possession of weapons (the phallic symbol), and men are separated from one another by the size of their weapons.  The more powerful the men are those bearing the larger,

  • Essay about A Feminist Reading of Galatea 2.2

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    A Feminist Reading of Galatea 2.2 There is one common thread linking all novels written by males; their female characters are always depicted as the stereotypical female: weak, indecisive and emotionally unstable. The feminist approach to analyzing literature provides an explanation for this phenomenon. In this patriarchal society, women are viewed as the weaker sex, inferior. This can be the result of socialization or some negative interactions with women in the past. Richard Powers employs this

  • A Feminist Reading of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Essay

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    A Feminist Reading of Buffy the Vampire Slayer        In numerous interviews, creator Joss Whedon has explained that the inspiration for Buffy the Vampire Slayer struck while he was watching horror films and TV shows in which pretty women run away from or get killed by monsters in alleyways. Whedon claims he wanted to give this paradigmatic girl-victim a new role: that of the monster-killing hero. Whedon's explanation of his own artistic inspiration reveals at least two things about

  • Essay on A Feminist Reading of John Updike's A&P

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    A Feminist Reading of A&P Gone are the days that humans could live impulsively, only taking physical pain and pleasure into account when making decisions. Or so one would like to believe. In a display of sheer innocence and ignorance, Sammy, a grocery clerk at the A & P, managed to revert back to the original behavior patterns of his ape-like ancestors. One cannot possibly predict the future of Sammy, given his own illogical and irrational behavior. But one can, through a careful examination