Gendered Theories. Breana Dyer. Feminism . ‘Concerned with the relationship between literary texts and the place of women in society. It uses critical methods to demonstrate, explain and challenge the oppression of women.’ Feminist reading Gender assumptions abut women
Gender assumptions abut women
‘your hand, your tongue; look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under’t’
‘unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe top-full of direst cruelty’
Macduff doing the ‘manly thing’
‘All my pretty ones?Did you say all? O hell-kite! All?What, all my pretty chickens and their damAt one fell swoop?’
Macduff is emotional
Macbeth, 20/05/14, Spark notes, www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/
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