The Role Of Feminism In Mary E. Wilkins's A New England Nun

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From the weekly reading, A New England Nun, by Mary E. Wilkins, a story about a woman waiting fourteen years to marry her fiancé. Louisa demonstrates a strong, independent woman that embraces household chores. Although many feminists would reject this lifestyle as a way to liberate themselves, Louisa enjoys these tasks to the point of wearing a different apron for different functions. I was wondering if anyone else believes that Louisa suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder from the way she had to reorganize rug and books that Joe touches. It didn’t surprise me with the reaction that Louisa had after waiting fourteen years for Joe to return from Australia. In the beginning, the two characters didn’t have any deep connection. I believe that
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