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  • Feminist Perspective On Huckleberry Finn

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    The feminist perspective focuses on the values of the society in which it was written in and how those values are reflected in literature. It emphasizes power and gender issues in a text. Mark Twain portrays feminism throughout the novel of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In this novel Huck Finn runs away from society along with his slave friend, Jim, to experience adventures together on the Mississippi River and help Jim to his freedom. Along the way they meet some new people and get into serious

  • 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

  • Gloria Naylor's Linden Hills

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    “The Entombed Maternal in Gloria Naylor’s Linden Hills” is a critical essay written by Paula G. Eckard. Within the essay Eckard explores the gynocentrism of Linden Hills. Eckard studies Willa’s entombment and her discovery of what Eckard describes as “herstories” (796). Furthermore, Eckard analyzes how, similar to most of Naylor’s works, Linden Hills explores in depth the crucial bonds and relationships that women have with other women. Eckard also further examines the motif of patriarchal dominance

  • Summary Of 1960s Armstrong Floor's Advertisement

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    Strong, Independent, Empowering, these are all different adjectives to describe the women of the 1960s. The sixties were a time of change. The second wave of feminism was rolling through and there was nothing that could stop it. The 1960s Armstrong Floor ad was a testament to this change in women. This ad features a woman with short blonde hair wearing a modest white sweater and green skirt, standing in her kitchen, holding a bow and arrows. At the top of the page written in a bold font are the words:

  • Decolonizing Culture Summary

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    In the essay titled, “Decolonizing Culture: Beyond Orientalist and Anti-Orientalist Feminisms”, Nadine Naber discusses her own experience of growing up in an Arab-American household, and the pressure of upholding Arab culture, while also attempting to assimilate into American culture. She discusses how and why some Arab Americans have maintained traditions that reify orientalist conceptions of Arab culture, focusing on the central role of gender and its intersections with race, religion and sexuality

  • Women And Feminism In India

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    culture, the Indian woman has emerged as a new being. Another feminine literary convention has spawned out of the curiosities and anxieties of woman's life. Today the Indian woman is no more a Damayanti, she is a Draupadi or a Nora or Joan of Arc. Feminism, as a new way of life, as a new point of view, came into existence in India with the feminine psyche, trying to redefine woman’s role in the society.

  • Symbolism In The Yellow Wallpaper

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    The Touch of Madness: a Look into “The Yellow Wallpaper” It was once widely believed that the greatest writers and artists of the time got their creativity from being touched by madness. However, Gilman in her short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” presents a twist on this theory by suggesting that madness, or at least the madness of the narrator, is due to confinement and inability to express herself. Throughout the story, she is constantly confined, censored and oppressed by her husband. It is this

  • Feminism In The Feminist Movement

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    partners. “He has taken from her all right in property… He has denied her the facilities from obtaining a thorough education… He has so framed the laws of divorce…” (Stanton 8, 10, 14). This piece of writing was one of the first and most popular acts of feminism, even though it was blown off by male society when it was written and released. This extensive list of inequality prominent in daily life for women opens our eyes to how unjust and unfair the divide between men and women truly was during this time

  • Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl Analysis

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    A STUDY ON BLACK FEMINISM IN HARRIET ANN JACOB’S INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL Mrs. Jeyanthii Ravichandran Head Department of English St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science, (Autonomous), Cuddalore. G.Siva Ranjani M.Phil. scholar, St. Joseph’s college of Arts and Science, (Autonomous), Cuddalore. Abstract Harriet Ann Jacob is an African-American writer, who absconded from slavery and was later disenthralled. Incidents

  • Post Revolutionary Cinema In Iran Film Analysis

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    and sexuality have been restricted by the constitution of tradition and religion. However, the new generations of post-revolutionary filmmakers are giving new definitions of the notions of modernity and feminism in Iranian society. They are redefining and rewriting the concepts of sexuality, feminism and gender in Iran. Some films have disobeyed the boundaries of gender inequality and gender discrimination and tried to provide insights into the lives of Iranian women. Post-revolutionary cinema in Iran