Authors of Feminist Writing in the Postmodern Era
This course on postmodern feminist writers teaches you about feminist texts that review female sexuality and desires.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this course of postmodern feminist writers, you will learn about women's roles in marriage, identity and self-expression. Also, the theme of temptation, sacrifice and the redemptive power of love will be discussed with regard to the poetic allegory of sexual temptation. This will be explored along with other themes such as the oppressive nature of gender roles, appearance and reality in 'The Yellow Wallpaper'.
Also, you will be introduced to the story "The Goblin Market" and who the goblins are. You will be shown the scene of the Goblin men's encounter with Laura and the list of fruits sold by the Goblin men. The reason associated with the remembrance of Jeanie and Laura's desire for more fruit will be covered in this course. Also, you will learn about the effect Lizzie's silver penny had on the rescue of Laura.
You will be taught the literary symbolism of the story "Yellow Wallpaper". You will learn about the deconstruction of the text "The Tulips" and these subsidiaries; "Tulip's Excitement", "Letting Things Slip", "The Calm Air" and "The Tulips Behind Bars". Also, you will be shown the deconstruction of who John the physician is and what caused the nervous troubles. Finally, you will learn about the symbolism of 'The Wallpaper' and the woman behind the patterns.
This course is important for learners who want to have an understanding of the oppressive nature of gender roles and the need for self-expression.
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The Goblin Market
The Goblin Market - Learning Outcomes
The Goblin Market Introduction
The Goblin Men and Laura
The Goblin Market Conclusion
The Goblin Market - Lesson Summary
Tulips and The Yellow Wallpaper
Tulips and The Yellow Wallpaper - Learning Outcomes
Introduction - The Tulips Excitement
The Calm Air
The Yellow Wallpaper
Peeling off all the Paper
Tulips and The Yellow Wallpaper - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the feminist literary symbolism of the story “The Goblin Market”.
- Describe the goblin men and Laura's encounter with the goblin men.
- Explain Laura's desires for more fruit and Lizzie's silver penny action.
- Analyze the event that took place during Laura's rescue
- Discuss the literary symbolism of the story of “Tulips” and “The Yellow Wallpaper”.
- Describe the tulip's excitement.
- Analyze the phrase "The Tulips Should Be Behind Bars".
- Discuss who John the physician is in “The Yellow Wallpaper”.
- State what the wallpaper and its subject position signify.
- Identify the woman behind the patterns.
- State what the peeling off of all the paper implies.
- Identify the narrator's action in the great room.
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