Women's Issues in Modern Drama
An examination of the gender conflict present in Strindberg's "Miss Julie" and Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard".
# 125275 | 1,500 words | 21 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Drama and Theater (World) , Literature (Russian) , Literature (World) , Gender and Sexuality (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)
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The paper analyzes how Strindberg's "Miss Julie" and Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" reflect the differential power ratios and social options of men and women in a way that gives men multiple social advantages.
From the Paper:"Gender conflict has been around ever since the beginning of time. Although many other conflicts emerged in human history such as religion, class and race, gender has always found its way through and prevailed like an unresolved issue that persists even if other conflicts are resolved. In the modern period, many personal and social defects prevent gender from receding as a contentious issue. Women persist in attempting to prove their personal and social worth, perhaps to themselves, perhaps to men, trying to reach men's status of power..."
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