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Gender in Kincaid's "Girl" and Munro's "Boys and Girls"
A comparison and contrast between Kincaid's "Girl" and Munro's "Boys and Girls".
# 142107 | 750 words | 0 sources | 2008 | US


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This paper compares and contrasts two short stories that address the different ways in which boys and girls are treated in modern-day society. The paper looks at how each text treats the cult of domesticity to which young women are wed, how human sexuality is treated in each story and how gender relations are addressed in each work. The paper concludes that while there are similarities, the major difference appears to be that Kincaid's narrator sounds like someone who has given up hope; Munro's young girl is mostly still in that hopeful state before reality dawns upon her.

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"This paper compares and contrasts two short stories that address the different ways in which boys and girls are treated in modern-day society. The essay looks at how each text treats the cult of domesticity to which young women are wed; the essay also ponders how human sexuality is treated in each story; and things conclude with a look at how gender relations are addressed in each work. Ultimately, while there are similarities, the major difference appears to be that Kincaid's narrator sounds like someone..."

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