Readings allow responders to create meaning of the text and compose within their own and others context. Exploration of "Feminist", “Freudian”, and “Marxist" readings, allows the readers to view certain concepts and explore themes from various different perspectives. All these readings encompass certain thematic concerns, from which a certain degree of parallelism from each perspective can be established, as well as differing concepts and issues. The feminist reading explores ways in which texts may depict the place of women within society. In particular, it draws upon the oppression of women, and the different, conflicting perspectives regarding their roles, behaviour and function within a society. Exploring cultural and personal
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The roles, behaviour and function of women within society are denigrated in certain texts merely due to the prejudiced mentality of males underpinned by society’s preconceived notions. The three main aspects explored in Feminist reading and texts are the oppression of women, the empowerment of women, and the adoption of a misogynist perspective to undermine the oppression of women.
Oppression of women and the demonization of misogynists Women are mistreated despite their credibility to nurture, share genuine love, and give a new life.
"The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, "It's a girl." ~Shirley Chisholm. The quote demonstrates the stereotypes associated with females, and through the use of hyperbole "begins when the doctor says, "It's a girl"", the degradation and oppression is clearly reflected. Women were considered to be nurturers and dependent entities as they relied solely on their husband's income. They were forced to comply with society's sexist rules and beliefs and values regarding women being housewives, despite the urge within them to establish themselves as strong entities. This is reflected through many historical events. In many patriarchal societies, women were not considered part of the society as they did not contribute in any way whatsoever. For example : In India, if a baby girl was born, it would be