Furthermore, women have participated in and led soil and plant conservation projects. A role model is the Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan, led by its founder HRH princess Basma Bint Ali, RBG aims to preserve plants and ecosystems and promote biodiversity research and environmental learning. Women in Forest Management and Tree Planting: In many areas, natural resources, such as firewood, are the main source of energy for domestic consumption. Unfortunately, the extensive use of these sources leads to forests degradation and air pollution. At the same time, women are the main contributor in forest management through planting and protection, a good example is the campaign organized by the APN represented by its president Razan Zeater, which has planted more than two million trees in Jordan and Palestine.
Joyce Campton Brown in his Review on Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver published by journal of Appalachian (2001) studies says “Kingsolver message is straightforward an ethical approach of life is grounded recognizing and adding on a sense of holistic ecology.” And he adds that through her themes she brings the concept of interconnectedness of all things and her novels focuses on the journey of women and the burdens they carry in saving themselves and others. Three stories in the novel are wrapped in motifs of motherhood protection and community of earth. He also mentions about the man carrying gun stands silently found in both the beginning and the end. She concludes “Prodigal summer is cause for celebration…In offering her story of hope. Kingsolver allow us to recognize our oneness not only with our human neighbor but with coyote and the woods beetle.” Suzzane W. Jones in her article The Southern Family Farm as Endangered Species: Possibilities for survival in Barbara Kingsolver’s “Prodigal Summer” published in the Southern Literary Journal (2006) has deeply analyzed points out “Barbara Kingsolver’s larger point is as much ecological as it is agricultural.
The paper aims, to bring out the importance and the interconnection between the women and nature relations symbolically, to study the oppression and exploitation of women in these works of Kingsolver, to trace out the deep link of women with nature throughout their lives, with the help of the characters and to finally find how the female characters in these novel overcome their situations, and to reveal all the possible advantages to the world as a result of leading a happy and interconnected life with Nature. KEYWORDS - Eco-Feminism, Barbara Kingsolver, TheBean Trees and Pigs in Heaven. Barbara Kingsolver is an eco-feminist writer who brings out the close knit between women and nature in her sequelnovels. In The Bean Trees and Pigs in Heaven she has used the symbolical connections that exist between women and nature. There also exists a symbiotic relationship between the women characters during adverse circumstances.
By the end of the story, Phoenix has acquired a total of ten cents; five from the hunter and five from the attendant. She says that she is,”going to the store and buy my child a little windmill they sells, made out of paper. He going to find it hard to believe there such a thing in the world.” Even after Phoenix’s tiring journey to retrieve her grandson’s medicine, she decides to take one step further to buy him a toy. She could have perhaps used the money on herself, but instead, she uses it for her grandson. This truly showcases how much Phoenix loves and cares for her
The novel is a journey of self discovery for Celie and for other characters. Keywords: Spiritual Awareness, Black Women, Solidarity, women empowerment Introduction Alice Walker’s The Colour Purple is a disturbing, moving and spiritually uplifting novel. In her preface of the book, Walker wrote:
The paper indicates how Shaw’s plays provide an insight to the objectives of Eco-feminism and its off-shoots like vegetarian ecofeminism. It also performs interpretation of these texts in ecofeminist light and relates the first few decades of twentieth century English writings to ecofeminist movement. Keywords. Ecofeminism, Vegetarian Ecofeminism, G.B.Shaw, Pygmalion, St.Joan . Alliance and Parallels between Shaw’s female characters and Nature in the plays Pygmalion and St. Joan: an Ecofeminist Analysis Eco-feminism is a term that combines in itself two disciplines that are relevant in the contemporary times, namely, ecology and feminist studies.
Remarkably, the reminder of the terrified army holding the city surrendered in haste as the tenth infantry approached the city! They lost five of their finest machine gun units in less than an hour to five bullets. Thresher fired eleven bullets in all and changed the war
Her maid, Minny, describes her as a risqué and different woman. She claims, “She might be built like Marilyn…her yellow hairdo…her green glue-on eyelashes…her tacky pink pant suit” (Stockett 57). All of the other housewives in town felt threatened and appalled by Celia, because of the way that she dressed and acted around men, and as a result, she had few friends besides Minny. Nevertheless, little did they know that she aimed to become more of a “normal” woman as she wanted to learn how to cook and run the household. Mrs.
There is talk in the village of an unnatural cause. Abigail warns her friend Mercy Lewis and the Proctors ' servant Mary Warren, not to reveal that they were all casting spells in the woods. Betty wakes, and Abigail threatens the other girls with violence if they tell anyone that she drank blood and cast a spell in order to kill Goody Proctor. Betty loses consciousness again. John Proctor and Abigail talk privately about their former relationship.
Power in our society nowadays is very misgiven and abused. When people have power they tend to use it for their own benefit and to manipulate people into believing them. In the play, The Crucible, Arthur Miller dramatizes the Salem witch trials of 1692 in order to show his audience how easy it was to be accused and hung for witchcraft. In the Crucible a group of young girls were caught dancing in the woods and in order to not receive a punishment they lied saying they got witched. The girls blamed many people of the town of being witches and caused conflict all over the village.