Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 427 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. FEMINISM AND ELIZABETH A Comparison Between Elizabeth Bennet and Secondary Characters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jenny Malmborg; [2020-09-22]
    Keywords : feminism; women in literature;

    Abstract : While feminism in Pride and Prejudice has been a subject for discussion for many decades, in this essay I aim to show how Elizabeth Bennet’s feminism is shown through the comparison with three secondary characters. This essay will examine the characters with the help of a narratological approach that shows what main trait the characters have and how this is used to explain them further concerning feminism and Elizabeth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Veganism through an intersectional lens:A study on racial perspectives in the Swedish vegan community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rosita Lindgren; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : veganism; the vegan community; whiteness; privilege; vegans of color; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; representation; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the past decade, veganism has increased in the global North. In current debates in theU.S., the vegan community has been accused of being a white, privileged lifestyle movementthat reinforces neoliberal attitudes and colonial influences of universalism, color blindness,and capitalist consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. #evasvaneblomthesocial- The Social Media Project

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Eva Svaneblom; [2020-05-27]
    Keywords : Dance; Performance; Improvisation; Site specifics; Social media; Instagram; YouTube; Selfies; Tehcnofeminism; Vlogging;

    Abstract : This thesis is about dance and social media. It explores how social media can beused as a space for contemporary dance performance. It is written from theperspective and explorations of the contemporary dancer Eva Svaneblom, that hascreated improvised performances with the smartphone screen (and social media) asher muse. READ MORE

  4. 4. The True Cost of Womanhood: A study of women's mental health in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Monika Truncyte; [2020]
    Keywords : Mental health; mental illness; the US; the 19th century; the 20th century; feminism; the yellow wallpaper; the bell jar.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the depiction of women’s mental health and the effects which societal ideals have on it in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. These two literary works openly criticise the societal standards of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE