Essays about: "Margaret Atwood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words Margaret Atwood.

  1. 1. "It´s only the insides of our bodies that are important" : A comparison of Margaret Atwood´s novel The Handmaid´s Tale and the tv-adaptation of the novel made by Bruce Miller

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Frida Karlsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Feminism; Sexual Objectification; Reproduction; Objectification; Tv-adaptation; The Handmaid’s Tale; Margaret Atwood;

    Abstract : This essay will compare Margaret Atwood´s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale to the tv-adaptation of the novel by Bruce Miller. In the original work, the protagonist Offred narrates the story of her life in a patriarchal society called Gilead. In contrast, the viewers are guided by different sound and visual strategies in the series. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motherhood in a Patriarchal Society : A Feminist Analysis of Motherhood in The Handmaid´s Tale by Margaret Atwood

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Hanna Lindberg; [2023]
    Keywords : feminism; patriarchy; motherhood; institution of motherhood;

    Abstract : Margaret Atwood The Handmaid´s Tale displays a discouraging picture of a patrairchal society where women have little to nothing to say about how they want to live their life. Decresing population rates due to fertility issues make the ability to have children a very important aspect of their society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teaching The Handmaid’s Tale in Upper Secondary School : A literary analysis of theme and character and the novel’s affordances for learning regarding gender equality

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Ellinor Boudin; [2022]
    Keywords : Literature; Feminist fiction; Dystopia; Gender equality;

    Abstract : This essay demonstrates what affordances for learning the dystopia The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood has in upper secondary school to promote gender equality. The importance of covering gender equality is evident since Skolverket decided to include the topic in every subject in the Swedish upper secondary school with the start of July 1, 2022. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rewritings of Circe: Representation, Resistance, and Change in Feminist Revisionism

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Maria Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Rewriting; Feminism; Mythology; Odyssey; Circe; Welty; Atwood; Miller;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the feminist revisionism of the Circe-myth in the rewritings by Eudora Welty, Margaret Atwood, and Madeline Miller. To that end, the paper first examines three different ways of discussing rewritings: Jeremy M. READ MORE

  5. 5. Complicity and Resistance in Margaret Atwood's The Testaments

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Anna Josefsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Literature study; Atwood;

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