Woman issues and equal rights, upstairs and downstairs class I am specifically going to write a factual article about woman issues and equal rights and “upstairs and downstairs” class. I have read a classic English novel, which is called Oliver Twist. I have also seen some films, more specifically Hysteria and two versions of Mansfield Park, which can be connected to these two subjects I have chosen to talk about. Equal rights between women and men has been a big problem for a very long time. It has never been a granted thing, especially for the women.
June Flaum Singer is an American author of romance novels that is best known for tackling taboo topics in her novels. Flaum Singer debuted into literary fiction with the publishing of Debutantes in 1982. The novel was a popular and unconventional novel at the time that it instantly went to the top of the bestseller lists of that year. Between 1982 and 1993 she wrote nine more works; seven in fiction and two nonfiction works about house decorating and money management. June is the daughter to Mayer Flaum a painter from Beverly Hills California.
Mary Shelley’s timeless tale, The Mortal Immortal, is a tale of immortality and the commonly unmentioned pitfalls that those who have it face. Mary Shelley herself is quite unusual as a writer. She lived from 1797 to 1851 and female writers at the time were uncommon and usually used male pseudonyms to avoid their ideas being discarded as worthless. Even so, she was successful as a writer during her lifetime and many of her famous stories have survived the test of time. The Mortal Immortal is undoubtedly one of her great successes and is intriguing for its analysis of the true value of eternal life.
Her whole life she had been busy with finding herself, not trying to disturb the others. She was an extraordinary woman who has written incredible short stories and novels. ‘The Death of the Moth’ is a short story that was published right after Woolf’s death. Reading it for the first time does not provide the needed effect. Only by getting deeper and rereading it, the reader can find the meaning and significance of the piece.
Despite being stuck in a patriarchal society where women have no more hopes in life than a prosperous marriage, Elizabeth Bennet exemplifies the idea of an independent woman and acts as a heroine through her outspoken personality and courageousness to follow her own path in life. It would be an understatement to say that marriage is the goal of most women in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. A reader has to look no farther than the first page of the book to see that a beneficial marriage is the epitome of happiness in this society. The first introduction that readers have to Mrs. Bennet is due to her interference in her daughters’ lives. Mrs. Bennet lives for only one thing: to see her daughters married to a man of some wealth and circumstance.
Describing her life as "a Loaded Gun" and 'a still — Volcano," Dickinson found power in choosing to lead a reclusive life. Dickinson 's poetic accomplishment was recognized from the moment her first volume appeared in 1890, but never has she enjoyed more acclaim than she does today. Emily Dickinson’s Metaphorical poetry As Frost rightly puts it’s Poetry is when an emotion has found thoughts and the thoughts have found words.” A great poet is immortal through his works and he tries to amalgamate his emotions, thoughts and words in a heart melting composition. The greatest poetess of all times whom we know as ‘the queen recluse’ of the twentieth century. The poetess whose works continue to perfume the English literature even today.
The third most outstanding author ever is still remarkably popular today. Agatha Christie has only been outsold by The Bible and William Shakespeare. Even forty-two years after her death, her short stories and novels are read by people nationwide. Christie didn’t always have the thought of being a writer, but the interesting events that took place in her life started her career. Today’s popular television show of Doctor Who even recognized Christie and her works in one of their episodes.
First of all, we shall say something about the writer, about the work and then about position of women in the medieval society, and we shall compare it with the three female characters. It will be difficult to find a point of contact between the three women except that they are all women, that they are on pilgrimage to Canterbury, and that they are within the sphere of medieval religious culture. 2. Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer is known as the Father of English literature, and is considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. Little is known about his personal life and his education.
Historically, issues of the female gender have been criticized for decades, women had always been fighting for their rights and freedom. Interestingly, ancient and traditional stories do not share this point of view. Therefore, it is very important to look at fairy tales, regarding the representation of the female gender and what this means for contemporary perception. First of all, the balance between male and female characters in fairy tales are not equally distributed. An article by Grauerholz, Elizabeth and Pascosolido, Bernice A, deals with the equality of gender representation in children’s literature.
Introduction Women writers of all ages have a characteristic inclination for expounding on women characters. Anita Desai is no exemption in so far as she has written, by and large, about women characters; and no big surprise, a large portion of her books move around women characters. As a writer Anita Desai has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times; she got a Sahitya Academy Award in 1978 for her novel Fire on the Mountain, from the Sahitya Academy and she even won the British Guardian Prize for The Village by the Sea. Feminism differs in different periods and different places. To understand "Feminine", just as we cannot confuse female and feminist, we also cannot presume that anything and everything written by women, will be 'feminine '.