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Diploma in Feminist Writings

Learn about feminist writings in this training course, engaging with issues such as patriarchy, violence and identity.

Literature
Free Course
This free advanced diploma in feminist writings course will teach you about the key texts in feminist writings that engage with different issues. Through a careful study of selected fiction and non-fiction, you will explore issues such as patriarchy, violence, embodiment, agency and identity. This course also offers a complex understanding of gender and representation, drawing on literary as well as cultural studies.
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this advanced diploma in feminist writings course, you will learn about the key texts in feminist writings that engage with issues such as patriarchy, violence, embodiment, agency and identity. An introduction to patriarchy, understanding patriarchy, problems with patriarchy and perpetuation of sexism will be covered in this course.

You will learn about the literary symbolism present in the essay 'Cyborg Manifesto'. Next, the course will teach you about the feminist literary symbolism in the poem 'The Fly' and the story 'Tickets, Please!'. You will also learn themes through feminist text which acknowledges female sexuality and desire from the story "The Goblin Market" as well as the literary symbolism of the story 'The Second Sex' and the poem 'Tulips'. Following on from this, you will learn about the feminist indictment of society's subjugation of women from the story "Yellow Wallpaper". After this, you will be taught about the complex symbolism and thematic depth of 'The Iraqi Nights' on the subject of feminism.

You will learn about the cross-examination of the central assumptions within feminist theory from the book 'Gender Trouble' and the deconstruction of the literary symbolism in the story 'Remains of the Feast'. This course also explains the feminist critiques that are contained in the story 'A Temporary Matter'. You will also learn about the literary symbolism present in 'The Mother's Ghost'. Lastly, this course will teach you about fairytales as a sexual allegory and the deconstruction of myth. This course is important for learners who want to have an understanding of what feminism is all about. Why wait? Start this course now.

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Modules

Understanding Patriarchy

How Patriarchy Hurts Men and The Fly

Tickets, Please!

The Cyborg Manifesto

The Goblin Market

Tulips and The Yellow Wallpaper

Advanced Diploma in Feminist Writings - First Assessment

The Second Sex

Gender Trouble

A Temporary Matter

Remains of the Feast

Angela Carter- Fairytale Sexuality and the Deconstruction of Myth

Advanced Diploma in Feminist Writings - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Explain the meaning of patriarchy and the problems associated with it.
  • Describe the theme and motifs in the “Tickets, Please!” and “The Fly”.
  • Explain the socialist-feminist analysis of women's situation in the essay "Cyborg manifesto".
  • Indicate the literary symbolism present in “The Goblin Market”, "Yellow Wallpaper" and “Tulips”.
  • Desribe the allegory of “The Second Sex”.
  • Analyze the theme and thematic depth of “The Iraqi Nights”.
  • Recognize, the central assumptions within feminist theory from the book “Gender Trouble”.
  • Recognize the feminist critiques contained in the story “A Temporary Matter”.
  • Analyze the story “Remains of the Feast”.
  • Discuss the literary criticism of the story “The Mother's Ghost”.
  • Summarize fairy tales as a sexual allegory.
  • Discuss the deconstruction of myth.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

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