In the Mexican town, the setting is described as a warm place and a place where women have equality, therefore friendlier to women. In the feminine town of Mexico, she had to still depend on a male like her father however there were still ways for her to have independence. Cleófilas and her husband were considered to be in the middle class, she did not work because she was not allowed to but her husband did and brought in all the money. Cleófilas’ role as a woman in the literary, Wom...
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...agonist as a weak, innocent woman in such a relationship. By understanding the feminist criticism in detail from its origins to the presents we are able to understand the female perspective. Cisneros reveals the way the culture puts a difference between a male and a female, men above women. In “Woman Hollering Creek”, we see a young Mexican woman, who suddenly moves across the border and gets married. Then later goes through all the abuse of Cleófilas husband puts her through, and she handles it all alone. When applying the theory we understand it from all aspects, culturally, and socially. All the dominate forces the “Woman Hollering Creek” has within controlling all of the female characters. As well, to examine the short story if things from Women Hollering Creek were different, the alternatives using the criticism we are able to see the story through female eyes.
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