Feminist Power Point - ENG3014

Report
A Look Into the Brilliant Minds of the
Feminist Movement
 From
Britain and worked in the country as a
teacher
 Wrote her powerful work A Room of One’s
Own declaring that men treat women as
inferiors and they must reject social ideals
for femaleness to define themselves
A
Room of One’s Own centers on a story in
which Shakespeare’s sister who is equally
talented and gifted as writer is stifled for
being a woman
 WHO AM I?
 Part
of the second wave feminist movement
in the late 60’s and 70’s
 Wrote Sexual Politics and brought forth the
assertion that a female is born and a woman
created
 Says that sexual politics are the operations of
power relations in society and that in the
West, institutional power rests with the man
 WHO AM I?
 Broke
down female writing into three phases:
femine, feminist, and female
 Brought
forth the idea of gynocriticism and
gynocritics which focuses on the study of the
female experience
 Classifies
gynocritics into four models: the
biological, the linguistic, the psychoanalytic
and the cultural models.
 WHO
AM I?
 Is
Christian Bale’s stepmother
 Was
deeply involved in the women’s
liberation movement and founded the
National Women’s Political Caucus
 Has
written many prolific books and articles
with a feminist approach including
Revolution from Within and Outrageous Acts
and Everyday Rebellions
 WHO AM I?
 Was
Mary Shelly’s mother
 Wrote
The Vindication of the Rights of
Woman in an attempt to create equality
between men and women in the academic
setting
 One of the founding mothers of the feminist
movement as a member of the first wave of
feminism
 WHO AM I?

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