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A Flock of Feminists: “The Story of an Hour”

November 17, 2020

  Following the Civil War and the emancipation of slaves, American women were inspired to advocate for their own personal freedoms. Women’s organizations were founded to promote suffrage, employment opportunities, and property rights for women. However, others still argued that … Read more

Escaping Unjust Gender Stereotypes in “The Yellow Wallpaper”

November 16, 2020

    Escaping Unjust Gender Stereotypes in “The Yellow Wallpaper” Charlotte Perkins Gilman once stated, “In a sick society, women who have difficulty fitting in are not ill, but demonstrating a healthy and positive response.” “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte … Read more

Turning Points

November 16, 2020

Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” describes a woman trapped in her marriage until she is suddenly given the news of her husband’s untimely death. Written in 1894, this story is an expression of the contemporary feminist movements, as … Read more