Women Writers

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  • Indian Women Writers

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    Indian women writers A world of words, lost and found: a brief overview of women's literature in India from the 6th century BC onwards The Vedas cry aloud, the Puranas shout; "No good may come to a woman." I was born with a woman's body How am I to attain truth? "They are foolish, seductive, deceptive - Any connection with a woman is disastrous." Bahina says, "If a woman's body is so harmful, How in the world will I reach truth?" Much of the world's literature has been dominated by

  • Women Travel Writers

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    Women Travel Writers After my own presentation, I wanted to dig a little deeper and see how women travel writers were representing nature in the 18th century. I wondered if the women's descriptions differed far from the men that I studied in my presentation. I want to focus on Dorothy Wordsworth (William's sister), Ann Radcliffe and Helen Maria Williams. I'm curious to know if they were guilty of over-representing women in landscape and nature scenes. At the very end, I'll put in my two cents

  • Voices Of Women Writers Lesson

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    Although imperative, the mother and daughter relationship can be trivial. Many women writers have exercised their knowledge and shared their feelings in their works to depict the importance and influence of mothers upon daughters. Jamaica Kincaid, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Kiana Davenport are only three of the many women writers who have included mother and daughter themes in their texts. These writers explore the journeys of women in search of spiritual, mental and individual knowledge. As explained by

  • Black American Women Writers

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    circumstances in which writing by black American women gained literary and cultural prominence in the last two decades and a half of the 20th century.What are the most dominant themes in their writings?Comment also on the stylistic innovations present in the writings of some of these writers. The year 1970 proved to be a watershed moment in the history of black women's writing and their struggle for emancipation.Many black women had distanced/were distancing themselves

  • association of kenyan women writers

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    The Association of Media Women in Kenya, AMWIK, is a national media association whose overall concern is to promote and represent interests of women in the media and women in general, particularly in as far as the media portrays them and in their efforts to participate equally in national development. The association was started in 1983 with the prime desire to promote the interests and advancement of women in the media. The organization is apolitical and is run on a voluntary basis by members

  • Importance of Early American Women Writers

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       What could be said to early American women's writers except, thank you? The first American women's writers opened doors and laid the foundation for future women's writers and readers. Today's women raise children, supervise households, and work outside the home with every modern convenience available, and as you would expect do not find the time to write, except for a grocery list. Early American women raised children and supervised households without the modern conveniences of today and in some

  • Gun and Their Role as Symbols for Women Writers

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    with this in mind. These two female writers use guns to express power and masculinity. For Dickinson, guns are something she relates to. One of her poems begins with “My Life had Stood – a Loaded Gun –“. Jewett on the other hand uses guns as an attribute that adds to the already present distrust Sylvia, the main character in a short story The White Heron, has for men. While these methods of using guns in literature are different, they both carry out the writers intent to describe and tell their story

  • Women´s Language: A History of Indian-English Women Writers

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    Women’s Language: A history of Indian-English Women Writers. “Women have burnt like beacons in all the works of all the poets from the beginning of time. Indeed if woman had no existence save in the fiction written by men, one would imagine her a person of the utmost importance; very various; heroic and mean; splendid and sordid; beautiful and hideous in the extreme; as great as a man, some would say greater. But this is woman in fiction. In fact, as Professor Trevelyan points out, she was locked

  • 19th and 20th Century American Women Travel Writers

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    especially for women. It has been around for centuries and has taught in the ways of history a perspective of a tourist. A tourist carries a fresh mindset of a place or event which is not standard for them. Therefore, travel writing carries a distinct perspective of historical events. In the late nineteenth century, leading into the early twentieth century, though women were now finding their way into a more flexible world as styles changed along with ideas and characteristics of women, for example

  • Reasons For Women Writers During The Ming Qing Dynasty

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    Reasons for women writers being successful in the Ming-Qing Dynasty Due to the traditional concept that women were inferior than men made women lose the opportunity be educated so that women writers were not common in the Ming-Qing Dynasty. Although talent women were very rare in the traditional society, some women with intelligence wrote poetry to express feeling of their life and they showed some differences between the traditional women that lead they to succeed. The important elements to distinguish