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Alice Walker (being the “founder”) was a renowned author who reflected on the experiences of African Americans as part of the US community. From its origins, according to the source, two separate women’s movements formed as white women were not interested in supporting the rights of their counterparts. In this way, feminism began to operate on the same "binary oppositions", similarly to patriarchy. Systematic analysis of the overlapping of gender, class and race discrimination influenced various movements such as Womanism. Source K: Feminism has failed and needs a radical rethink.
In the beginning of the story, Mrs. Delacroix and Tessie have a close relationship suggesting Tessie’s close relationship with God. However, once Tessie voices her thought about women’s subordination, Mrs. Delacroix is the first to reprimand her revealing the restrictions Christian tradition places on women. Altogether, the tradition of patriarchy debase women and their confidence with Christianity as the main
She openly defied the oppressive and restrictive norms which were imposed on women of the time. In her rather short poem ‘On a Lady’s Writing’ she describes how should a proper lady write/live according to the society. She says that her writing, which also stands for her whole behavior and intellectual work should be ‘’neat as her dress and polish 'd as her brow’’ (Barbauld, 1772, p52). The simile used to describe her personality, her intelligence and way of expressing her thoughts is always the one which praises her outer beauty and elegance. Therefore, she presents the sad reality of those women who were primarily judge by their physical appearance and not by their intelligence.
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“A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen is a feminist play, as shown by demonstrating the risks of defying societal norms and the burden of gender rules through many of his characters. In Ibsen’s opinion, “A Doll’s House” was primarily about the human condition. However, humanism and feminism are both centered around people and their values. Women were disregarded as human beings at the time of “A Doll’s House” publication. “Ibsen has been resoundingly saved from feminism, or, as it was called in his day, “the woman question”(Templeton).
This thesis consists of Hanif’s portrait of women and their marginalized positions in the society and economic, social and religious pride and prejudices towards women in Pakistani society which is an important theme of his novels. He belongs to those who are proof of that some people can tell the truth more comprehensively and authentically with fiction than facts. In his second novel Our Lady of Alice Bhatti (2012), he discusses the battle and determination of a woman fitting in with minority goes out in a patriarchal society and endures accordingly. In a male dominated society women in Pakistan are in lower position than men , they are always on the periphery, and are subordinated to men and are in debased positions both within the house and outside the house. Alam (2011) shows by her study that women’s unequal positions contrasted with men make them weaker both out in the open and private circles.