Tag Archives: Feminism

Women in Wartime: Breaking Free From Gender Roles

For my project, I analyzed the Irish Freedom Movement and the Women’s Movement. The period I’m looked at is rather large, starting in 1916 with the Easter Rising to the Good Friday Agreement, signed on April 10th, 1998. Generally, when we think of war we think of men going off to fight while the women […]



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The Gallows Artifact Analysis (Suhayr al-Tall)

The Gallows by Suhayr al-Tall           The artifact that was analyzed was a short story titled The Gallows by Jordanian author Suhayar al-Tall. Her short story depicts a person on a journey to something unclear, but the journey itself is horrifying. The setting depicts blood and gore and darkness all around […]



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Fox Tales Abstract

Ghosts and other kinds of spirits are a common element that has been found in different kinds of stories throughout different cultures around the world. The place which they hold in Chinese culture has created many different practices and traditions, both serving and honoring them. Some ghosts are good, while some cause trouble and bad […]



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Sexuality and Feminism in Ireland

The focus of the Irish Women and Drama class, according to the syllabus, is to “study plays by and about women during the 20th century, exploring what the performance [and characterization] of women suggests about ideological, historical, and cultural issues in relation to Ireland [and Irish identity].” I propose to analyze these issues – the […]



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Feminism and Zombies and Punk Rock, Oh My!

Punk rock has always been the genre of music for those who feel underrepresented or silenced. In the 70s, those people were British boys obsessed with killing the queen. In the 80s, young American boys obsessed with killing their parents. The common theme here is boys. In the 90s, however, a new punk movement rose […]



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