The life style in this country for a woman is not acceptable, society does not gave respect and importance to them, and they are only for the use of sexual fulfilments and desires. She is that writer whose works mainly revolve around the women of the Middle East. This book also speaks about the character of princess Sultans. The woman of this region faced very harsh and stern life. The situations which women faced were related to very horrible reality of that time, they are forced to live life like this and this shows the struggle of Sultana’s who took initiative or struggled to overcome challenges of females.
But when looked at the these pinup series through the lens of Indian women, it is totally a different thing. Bhanot explores the idea of the unreal expectations of conformity that are expected out of Indian women even today. "There are no depictions of Indian women being so sexually liberated in painting, so I thought this was a great way to do it because it combines artistic influences from both my North American and Indian heritage.” Says Bhanot (Lets ' talk about Sex). Women with sexual confidence have always been portrayed with a negative connotation and were always considered to be an un-Indian. But in this series all figures made direct bold eye contact with the audience.
CONCLUSION Taslima Nasrin has instigated dynamic dispute and uncover notorious issues through her feminist writings, and the aggressive response of Islamic fundamentalists has driven her into the international limelight. She has been called ‘the darling of the press’ (Engineer 1) and ‘a woman in a hurry, both to acquire publicity and to establish sexual equality’ (Engineer 1). She is accused of only accusing religion while ignoring the certainty of present ‘social context’ (Engineer 1). She is declared as feminist who has become Controversy’s child. On the basis of this criticism the implication of Nasrin cannot be diluted in the world of literature.
“These thinkers insisted that everyone acknowledge and understand the myriad ways race, class, sexuality, and many other aspects of identity and difference make explicit that was never and is no simple homogenous gendered identity that we could call women struggling to be equal with men” (Hooks and Bell 673).According to Hooks and Bell, feminism is all about putting an end to sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. Bell therefore offers a more elaborate explanation proving that she is a true feminist. In her book, Sandberg encourages women to take a risk and change their mentally to better their lives. For far too long, they have put themselves at second place and let men take the lead as they have assumed their role in society to be that of supporters of their male counterparts. She provides
The conventional perception of gender roles in a socio-cultural setup cast men as rational, strong, protective, and decisive beings thereby casting women as emotional (irrational), weak, nurturing, and submissive . Therefore, women are expected to fit themselves in this frame, where in every sense they are inferior to men and lose their personal identity. Thus, women remain as mere object or property to men. Taslima Nasrin, on account of her personal experience of childhood sexual abuse and the deteriorating status of women in Bangladesh, contributes considerably to the feminist thought. In most of her writings, Nasrin gives evidences of her feminist leanings as she delineates situations pertaining to subjugation and marginalization of women
With the concerns that Chopin had for the freedom of the women and the social part of their relationship with men and had decided to show her concerns through the novel. especially her concern with women 's issues. It clearly reflects a comment she once made regarding her writing: a desire to "describe human existence in its subtle, complex, true meaning, stripped of the veil with which ethical and conventional standards have draped it." The Awakening does exactly that" (Timko). The Awakening was written based on Kate Chopin however more her concerns on women 's issues.
Feminist Perspectives on Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice Feminist criticism has blossomed to a large extent and it has become one of the world 's most vibrant and vigorously practiced schools for analyzing literature. It has also provoked some spirited warfare in academe.It is obvious that all feminist critics are not only women and they disagree with one another on many debatable points. There is no denying the fact that they share common ground in the belief that literature reflects the oppression of women in a world dominated by men. The society that Shakespeare reflects in Belmont and Venice is largely patriarchal in structure. In spite of the male dominated values of Venice and Belmont, the female characters of the play, become
Jenifer Resal Professsor Silva 3/12/18 The story of Fantomina represents the time where women were under an intense suppression of sexuality. This short story serves as a rebellion against the stereotypes that were unfair to the female fraternity that was for too long blindly accepted. This story describes a woman who actually understands very well her desires that in this short story were mostly in a sexual sense. She does all she can just to achieve her missions without considering the possible consequence of the actions she takes. This short story presents a mysterious woman who clearly disregards any penalties that could come as a result of her behavior.
Equality of genders is a basic human right that all should posses. However, in the novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini, the reader explores Afghanistan’s true nature of extreme gender inequality towards women and how it affects all the characters within the novel. The novel explores how within a marriage, women have unequal rights, undergo major amounts of physical abuse, and are emotionally and mentally tormented by their very own supposedly beloved husbands. A marriage is defined as a union of two people as partners in a personal relationship. However within the novel this is definitely not the case.
Most of her work deals with themes directly related to women and their status and role in Indian society. She portrays the struggle of women against the oppressive social institutions of her time and her deep understanding and perception of the female psyche are clearly reflected in her writings. Women’s are treated as men’s property which they can use it any time they want to and ignore any time they wish to. The power of women is not less but the way they are been portrayed has lessen their power. She began writing when any attempt on women writing was seen as intellectual