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Enlightenment Thought and Feminist Fiction
An analysis of five feminist short stories from the perspective of Enlightenment thought.
# 127054 | 500 words | 0 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , Women Studies (Feminism)


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An application of the principles of Enlightenment to a reading of 5 feminist short stories; "To Room Nineteen" by Doris Lessing, "I Stand Here Ironing" by Tillie Olsen, "The Eldest Child" by Maeve Brennam, "The Rope" by Katherine Anne Porter and "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin.

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"The five stories we have read "To Room Nineteen" by Doris Lessing, "I Stand Here Ironing" by Tillie Olsen, "The Eldest Child" by Maeve Brennam, "The Rope" by Katherine Anne Porter and "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin highlight the restricted social mobility and psychological frustration of women. A theme which unites all five stories is the lack of understanding female characters suffer especially at the hands of the men who contribute to their suppression. A reading that..."

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