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  • Feminist Criticism Of International Human Rights

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    at the National University of Ireland, spoke up about the case on how feminist viewing international human rights, she said that “In traditional feminist political theory, the interest in cosmopolitanism is reflected in attempts to theorize global feminism and transnational advocacy, especially in relation to women’s rights as human right.” And also, human rights only preserve on white middle class women in which leads to gender equality. Simply said, the feminist are viewing human rights as a form

  • Role Of Women In Literature

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    The role of women in literature is often quite wide in spectrum. With a decline in their status from the ancient to medieval times, to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful. People belonging to literature have always been an important part of the society and Indian women are not an exception. Women have been writing in India since 1000 B.C. Women during the early Vedic period enjoyed equal status with men in all aspects of life. In approximately

  • Generic Humanity Assumption Summary

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    Throughout chapter 3, we see a discussion on feminism concerning epistemology and how the traditional epistemologies do not support both sexes. Two of the four assumptions of traditional epistemology that feminists rejected are the Generic Humanity Assumption and The View from Nowhere Assumption. Generic Humanity Assumption is the theory that there is one universal human nature, which is basically an idea which lumps everyone together and takes away the individualistic attributes of the people

  • The Women's Rights Movement: The Feminist Movement

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    to advance their goals. Some women simply strived for equal rights, whereas others were not afraid to use violence. The Feminist movement would, however, find its root and grow in Western countries. Sadly, the end results would be questionable. Feminism began out of a desire for equality of the sexes. There was a difference, in how to approach this goal. Feminists in were split between increasing protections for women in the home and a larger goal of social change. The women of the day would form

  • Cultural Roles In Literature

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    from the autumn of 1991 to the present, a new era has begun- the era of the ‘genderquake’, in which the meaning of being a woman is changed for ever” (Fire With Fire). She also clearly distinguishes between two versions of feminism, namely ‘victim’ feminism and ‘power’ feminism, strongly advocating the latter as the most agreeable and gratifying approach that can evolve in the present circumstances. She argues against some of the dominant assumptions about female

  • Ecriture Feminist Analysis

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    Patriarchy defines woman as incomplete, dark, passive, irrational and reduces her as the ‘Other’. Woman internalizes the patriarchal definitions of femininity. Patriarchy conditions woman to be frightened and disgusted of her own sexuality and surrender her body and her individuality to the masculine order. The female body becomes a space colonized by man and patriarchal values. The domain of writing has also been colonized by male writers where woman has no space rather than to abide by the traditional

  • Gender Inequality Essay

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    Anger and concern about gender inequality has been building up all over the world, causing a debate over the presence of gender inequality at present time. The research conducted on gender inequality will be structured in this essay, by first analyzing the situation of gender inequality all over the world at present time. In addition, the narrative will explore the debate over gender inequality, underlying various arguments in favor and against inequality. Lastly, the research will be concluded

  • Blurred Lines Analysis

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    Blurred Lines is a single written and performed by the artists Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. Released in 2013 it has since become one of the best-selling singles of all times. The song’s lyrics and music video became very controversial, getting the reputation of being misogynistic and promoting date rape. The music video in particular shows the patriarchal hegemony of society. The three artists and three models appear in it in very stereotypical roles. This alone can be seen in their

  • Analysis Of Claiming An Education By Adrienne Rich

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    I found the readings to be extremely powerful and thought provoking. In Adrienne Rich’s piece, Claiming an Education, she expresses some ideas that I had never thought about. After the thoughts were in my mind, it was very eye-opening. The idea that society is setting these subtle boundaries that really make a huge difference in the way women live. I do know that society has socially constructed norms but I didn’t realize how oblivious I was to the norms for women and how they are meant to oppress

  • The Dark Holds No Terror Analysis

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    An Evaluative Approach of the Quest for Self Identity in Woman Self in The Dark Holds No Terror Lopa Das Assistant Teacher, Bhabanipur Trigunamoyee Primary School, Murshidabad, West Bengal, email id: lopadas200@gmail.com Corresponding Email id: lopadas200@gmail.com Mob no: 7384163423 Abstract:- The novels of Shashi Deshpande revolves around the sufferings and suffocating situation of female section in the contemporary Indian society. The second novel of Shashi Deshpande The Dark Holds No Terror