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Help writing a fiction story through a feminist lens?

Help writing a fiction story through a feminist lens? Topic: How to write a point of view in a story
June 16, 2019 / By Cainan
Question: My English teacher gave us an assignment to write a story from a feminist point of view but to make it subtle so it can be seen as both feminist literature and just a regular story. Now I'm usually really good at writing but the whole feminism thing is not really my cup of tea.I am stumped.So I just need some general ideas of how to get started and what kind of story should I write.
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Alerick Alerick | 7 days ago
The only advice I can give you is whatever type of story that you write, make the women strong characters to direct their lives based on their own decisions and not societies standards.  If you choose to portray women in the general roles ie. mom/wife make sure to point out how extraordinary these roles actually are.  How much self-sacrifice it takes to be these people.  Also, add in some women who don't find the self-sacrificing roles sufficient to make them feel complete.  Add in women who would rather work/write/sing/act/dance/pursue their own dreams rather than giving them up for family and such...  To gain more insight read feminist works: Anything by Kate Chopin A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Wolf The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Hope I helped :)
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Alerick Originally Answered: Help writing a fiction story through a feminist lens?
The only advice I can give you is whatever type of story that you write, make the women strong characters to direct their lives based on their own decisions and not societies standards.  If you choose to portray women in the general roles ie. mom/wife make sure to point out how extraordinary these roles actually are.  How much self-sacrifice it takes to be these people.  Also, add in some women who don't find the self-sacrificing roles sufficient to make them feel complete.  Add in women who would rather work/write/sing/act/dance/pursue their own dreams rather than giving them up for family and such...  To gain more insight read feminist works: Anything by Kate Chopin A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Wolf The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Hope I helped :)

Tami Tami
Sometimes I sit along on or a curb or curbside with my skinny arms tucked and my elongated fingers scratching crispy stuff in my oily, yet semi-glolly strands wonder - ing "why are Cherrios called Cheerios" ? Then I move to center line near a truck, with big wheels pull my tally hoo and aim at Good- Year. Cheers!
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Rheta Rheta
wel i hope i can help u heres another type of plot u can write about a pretty girl who seems happy all the time n her life seems perfect at school but when she gets home she gets beaten up by her dad, n her mom doesn't say anything, n then one day her friends notice some bruises and ask ?'s but she makes up excuses n l8tr she tries to fight back n almost gets killed or something like that i gueess
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Mildreth Mildreth
Yeah! The feminism thing has got me stumped too. I'm sure some of the gals on here can help you out. Good luck.
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Libby Libby
A college grad makes the tough decsion weither to apply to her dream career or move to a different state with her long time boyfriend.
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Juliette Juliette
Um, well i'm a girl so this should help. You should just have a story about this girl who is living with all her siblings and stuff and feels left out of everything so she does something drastic to get noticed. Hope i helped somewhat. :]
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Juliette Originally Answered: What kind of animal species could I write a fiction story about?
Badgers (supposedly mean as fu**), I like moose but that's me, foxes, pigs are smart. You should read Animal Farm, if you're fast you can do it in a day or two and it's incredible. Also, Redwall, the whole series is massive but at least the first one.

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