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The Inspector Calls

Gerald Croft, Who was going to marry Sheila, was next to be question. He didn’t know the girl as Eva Smith but as Daisy Renton. He had met her in the bar at the Palace Variety Theatre, a place full of prostitutes, “It’s a favourite haunt for women of theRead More

The Buddha of Suburbia

Maris is an author who wrote “On Being a Cripple”. She is an unfortunate person because she is a cripple caused by disease. Additionally, she feels disability to change the fact on her. However, she doesn’t feel disappointed and sad about she is a cripple, on the contrary, she isRead More

Pregnant women

The government had the right attitude towards evacuation. Their slogan was ‘Keep them happy, Keep them safe.’ This implies that they were concerned for the safety of the children. However the government used propaganda to cover the negative aspects of evacuation. For example the lack of foster parents. They publishedRead More

The changing position of women and the suffrage question

Women’s role in society was domestic, they were seen as intrinsically weak, passive and ‘delicate’ creatures who must be protected from the outside world. Women were altruistic ‘guardians’ of the home. Separate spheres The ‘angel in the house’ reflected and perpetuated the notion of separate spheres. Public man, and privateRead More

Women as Perpetrators

However, the Rwandan genocide was unique in the sense that the mass extermination was not only executed by people from the military or community leaders but by almost every citizen in the country. This means, women were also having different roles aside from being raped and killed. They participated notRead More

Women at the Thesmophori

The ancient texts describe women in two ways: as either good or bad. Women become good if they properly manage and keep oikos (family, household), and women disrupting it are bad. It can be illustrated by the characters of Helen, her sister Clytaemnestra and Penelope in the myth of TrojanRead More

Women’s Power

Simone De Beauvoir is regarded to be rationalistic and Eurocentric. Furthermore, the contemporary feminist theorists think of her to be male-biased and opinions on Beauvoir’s works to be simply valued for historical reasons. It was also told that her ideas were generally outdated. These opinions had been spreading in theRead More

Delia’s life

In the story “Trifle,” the way the setting was depicted by the author helps the audience understand how sad the main character is. The setting also helps the audience to understand why Mrs. Wright was fond of her bird as the bird gave her life and happiness. In the play,Read More

Women and Girls as Victims in DRC

Women have been tortured, genitally maimed, raped and killed at times disembowelled to kill a foetus along with its mother in the 1990s Balkans wars, during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda (to which the war in Congo is directly linked). The trend has prompted campaigns at the United Nations andRead More