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Religion in Margaret Atwood's "Cat's Eye"
An analysis of the role of religion and women in Margaret Atwood's "Cat's Eye".
# 130175 | 2,750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2006 | US


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The paper discusses the core question that Margaret Atwood deals with in her novel "Cat's Eye" that is the question of how women can find a place in history, given that being female is essentially to be excluded from history. The paper looks at how Atwood challenges the dominant master narratives of history, which supposedly embody universal truths, but which in fact exclude women and other "minorities" from positions of visibility, agency and power. The paper shows how one of the key master narratives in Western society is religion, and specifically the Christian religion.

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"The core question that Margaret Atwood deals with in her novel "Cat's Eye" is the question of how women can find a place in history, given that being female is essentially to be excluded from history. In other words, how can a history be written that includes women? In answering this question, Atwood challenges the dominant master narratives of history, which supposedly embody universal truths, but which in fact exclude women and other "minorities" from positions of visibility, agency and power. One of the key master narratives in Western society is religion, and specifically..."

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Religion in Margaret Atwood's "Cat's Eye" (2006, December 01) Retrieved September 18, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/religion-in-margaret-atwood-cat-eye-130175/

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"Religion in Margaret Atwood's "Cat's Eye"" 01 December 2006. Web. 18 September. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/religion-in-margaret-atwood-cat-eye-130175/>

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