Wide Sargasso Sea persistently proposes problems of its concepts of gender. Female characters in Rhys's novels are cruelly exposed to the gendered anf financial constraints of an imperial world" (Humm 187). This idea of an imperial world is constructed and controlled by the “white men.” While Jane is rejected, the outcome for Antoinet...
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