Gendered Relations and Conflicting Ideological Paradigms Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Gendered Relations and Conflicting Ideological Paradigms
An analysis of the gendered relationships in Ivan Turgenev's novel "Fathers and Sons".
# 134965 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (Russian) , Gender and Sexuality (Gender Studies) , Sociology (General)


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The paper relates that Ivan Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" represents an interesting subject for critical analysis of the concepts of male and female in Western culture. The paper argues that to understand the gendered relationships in Turgenev's novel, we must consider gender not in isolation but in conjunction with class and ideology. The paper demonstrates how the male and female characters in the novel are frequently conflicted in their relationships and their happiness by their class and the ideological paradigms within which they attempt to live.

From the Paper:

"Ivan Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" represents an interesting subject for critical analysis of the concepts of male and female in Western culture. In large measure, the appropriateness of Turgenev's novel to this analysis lies in its striking modernity. "Fathers and Sons" explores relations between generations and genders in a society experiencing radical social transition; a commonplace characteristic of modernity, it seems, in the Western world. As this essay will argue, to understand the gendered relationships in Turgenev's novel we must consider gender not in isolation..."

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