The Woman Question: Emily Bronte and Virginia Woolf XVII-XIX century Woman question XVII-XVIII Major change in the direction of European society. IDE IDEOLOGICAL SOCIAL OLOGI Enlightenment: Industrial all human beings revolution: had the same Women were equal rights. to men in moneyearning power. END OF XIX CENTURY Women could study and take a degree at twelve university colleges First petitions asking for womens suffrage since 1840 Woman didnt get the right to vote until 1918 EARLY XIX CENTURY advance of middle class Worst conditions for women: Rigid sexual and social behaviour of Victorian standards MID XIX CENTURY Things began to change First step: Foundation of colleges for
women Second step: Married Womens property act (1882) Women allowed by law to own MARY WOLLESTONCRAFT her A vendication of the rights of woman (1798) was considered the first feminist pamphlet. Family came to be challenged by degree Husband considered as a tyrant (J. S. Mill, The subjetcion of women, 1869) Emily Bronte 1818-1849 Both of her parents had Celtic origins: this meant for her a background of fantastic story-telling. She lived in the desolate Yorkshire moors: In this enviroment her imagination was constantly stimulated by nature. Emilys novel and poems: Passion and feelings; Violent impulse to break through lifes conventions; Desperate need for a freer world of the spirit;
Power of imagination WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1847) a modern love story Wild spirit; For the first time in Victorian literature there is a passionate love; Exaltation of feelings over reason and of a mystical union with nature. Two narrators: complex shifting of the point of view. Settin g: Wuthering Heights (up on the moor) Home of unrestrained passion and istinct. Trushcross Grange (in the valley) Home of social convention It describes the life-long passion between Heathcliff, a dark romantic hero, and Catherine Linton, a passionate young woman oppresed and divided by social conventions. So he shall never know how I love him: and that, not because he's handsome, Nelly, but becouse he's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same; and Linton's is as different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire
First The role of women, their psychological step: and intellectual characteristics and their relationship were amply debated. Work which marks the beginning of woman consciousness: A room of Ones Own (1929) by Virginia Woolf stresses the necessity for women to gain economic and intellectual freedom. Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. XX century Womens road to equality Rise of the womens movement: Since 1945 a new feminism began to form and express itself, especially in the USA. Founding of NOW National organization for women y li n r a M , arhol W y d An 62) 9
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Original womens voices: Sylvia Plath The American poet became a charismatic figure for the feminists of the 60s and 70s for her tragic death (suicide) that made her a symbol of the tensions and the sufferings to which many women are subjected in Tonisociety. Morrison Sylvia Plath The first black woman to be awarded the Noble Prize for literature. Her novel Beloved combines the issues of race and gender in American society Realized by: Bruno Agnese Lucia Magistro Damiana Sciacca Maria Scuderi Manuela Anno Scolastico 2016/2017 Classe V sez B scientifico Sources: Cattaneo-De Flaviis,Millennium, Signorelli; Google images.
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