However, a considerable amount of women writers were forced to “be coy when addressing their status in society” (Lit Network). Some used hidden symbolism in their writings, while others simply wrote under a pseudonym. These drastic actions were quite necessary considering the time period these women wrote in. Many people in Victorian Britain refused to acknowledge the thought of feminism simply because of the importance of a good family name. Despite the numerous ways of oppression, one brave woman writer wrote fearlessly about how she felt women should be viewed.
It remains clear that this is far from true concerning this young writer. Sylvia Plath was a great writer, one that will remembered for her perseverance and writing style. This great American author will go down in history as a woman who took a stand.
Through a range of literary devices, she depicted the realities of her time within The Yellow Wallpaper by foregrounding female subjugation and the lapse in accurate medical judgement. Gilman exemplified literary genius through her ability to channel her personal experiences in 19th century America and portray these themes as truths within the fictional world of The Yellow Wallpaper. The socio-cultural constructs within Victorian America strongly influenced the innovative themes and style prevalent within Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s texts. The Yellow Wallpaper established Gilman as a modernist author through the novella’s gothic and feminist tones (Rena Korb, 2011). This was an uncommon writing style at the time, demonstrating the radical value of Gilman’s work.
Although writings were fictional she used precise incidents and described her own life with extraordinary detail. Her writings were creating a window into the thoughts, actions, relationships, and morality of daily life. The honesty in her writing is an impeccable eye opener to how things really were (Sutherland, Jane Austen: Social Realism and the Novel). Jane also included the perspective of women in the gentry class. In the 19th century, women had limited opportunity.
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Then he works as a weaver and he collects gold through his work. One day a thief who is by a chance a brother of Eppie's father steals Silas's gold. In addition, he avoids building any relationships with the new village people because he cannot trust anybody, until he meets a miracle golden hair girl named Eppie. Silas meets her when her mother died right outside his cottage. Her mother came to search for her husband, but she did not find him.
Marika Cabay British Literature Ms. Martina Diaz April 6, 2014 Sense and Sensibility By: Jane Austen Some novels written back then from authors have made huge impacts on authors today. The novel “Sense and Sensibility” is an astounding story that was able to enhance their readers point of view towards love, greed, and most importantly family. The novel presents the audience with extraordinary characters that created an experience of something similar to today’s society. Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in Stevenson, England. Where her family was close and her parents were well respected community members.
Although she was not popular in her time, Jane Austen became known as one the greatest English Authors in history. Her stories reflected themes that are very relatable to her audience and gave great lessons to the readers. Her novel Sense and Sensibility explore what the true difference between “sense” and “sensibility” is, which led to many critics to respond to what they thought each term meant. The characters in this novel each have a different personality which caused conflict in the story and truly showed what happens when someone is “sense” and another is
In conclusion, Alcott uses many different literary elements in her works. She is considered one of the greatest American authors because of her use of the elements. Little Women is her greatest piece of work. Critics agree that the characters are well drawn and colorful and that the plots are intricately and tightly woven (“Louisa May Alcott”). Alcott brilliantly portrayed a modern nineteenth-century family in her work Little Women.