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Literature in English, North America

Feminism

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Popular Depression: How Literature Is Affecting The Female Image, Samantha Bloodworth Dec 2013

Popular Depression: How Literature Is Affecting The Female Image, Samantha Bloodworth

Samantha Murillo

This paper contemplates traditional representations of females in literature throughout history for the purposes of examining the effects produced upon women by linking traditional representations to increased depression rates among teenage girls and women. Specifically, I will be asserting that the consistent and frequent portrayal of weak women is causing females to be more inclined to identify themselves as depressed. This paper will be focusing on the works of Shakespeare, Charlotte Bronte, and Stephanie Myers and discussing their respective female characters by examining the language and cultural practices that create Western concepts of femininity to demonstrate how these characters intensify ...


Surviving The Waterless Flood: Feminism And Ecofeminsim In Margaret Atwood’S The Handmaid’S Tale, Oryx And Crake, And The Year Of The Flood, Karen Stein Dec 2011

Surviving The Waterless Flood: Feminism And Ecofeminsim In Margaret Atwood’S The Handmaid’S Tale, Oryx And Crake, And The Year Of The Flood, Karen Stein

Karen F Stein

No abstract provided.


Problematic Paradice: Margaret Atwood’S Oryx And Crake, Karen Stein Dec 2009

Problematic Paradice: Margaret Atwood’S Oryx And Crake, Karen Stein

Karen F Stein

No abstract provided.


Scheherazade In Dystopia: Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, Karen Stein Dec 2009

Scheherazade In Dystopia: Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, Karen Stein

Karen F Stein

No abstract provided.


The Cleavage Commotion: How The Press Covered Senator Hillary Clinton’S Campaign, Karen Stein Dec 2008

The Cleavage Commotion: How The Press Covered Senator Hillary Clinton’S Campaign, Karen Stein

Karen F Stein

No abstract provided.