Category Archives: Gender

Pulling the wings off M. Butterfly: Dramatic Irony, Performance and the Third Space in Hwang’s dramatic script and film adaptation

By Leah Knapp M. Butterfly is, by nature, “deconstructivist” (95), at least as Hwang describes it. Of course, authorial intent factors into an interpretation of a work, however it ultimately comes down to whether or not he accomplished his goal. … Continue reading

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The Duty of Man in Austen’s Mansfield Park and Emma

By Claire Stubblefield A first reading of any of Jane Austen’s novels will often leave the reader with a strong impression of the leading female, along with perhaps a lingering tingle of romance sparked by her hero, dashing or otherwise. … Continue reading

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Rationalizing the Taboo: Personal Essays on Gender and Species

By Helena Heinisch When I think about being a woman, and when my consciousness of that state of being was first recognizable, I invariably and inevitably return to my origins of sexual abuse at the hands of a male family … Continue reading

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A Beacon of True Femaleness: A Sociological Analysis of Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse

By Maggie Sheridan In her theoretical work Women and Writing, Virginia Woolf begins a discussion of literary gender dynamics with an article entitled “Women and Fiction.”  “The title of this article,” she writes, “can be read in two ways: it … Continue reading

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Emma Woodhouse-Powerfully in Love

By Jessica Allen Jane Austen’s Emma, while essentially a marriage plot concerned with the niceties, formalities, and strictures of a hierarchical society, portrays a heroine vastly different from the majority of Austen’s female characters.  From the opening paragraph of the … Continue reading

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Fall 2010

These essays, research papers, and response papers are examples of the depth and breadth of academic work by Stetson University students. This inaugural edition of Inkwell features papers written for English, Political Science, and Environmental Science classes. Students in all … Continue reading

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