Flashcards in Femenism And Gender Deck (9)
Shakespeare explores the unconscious attitudes behind cultural definitions of
manliness and womanliness and behind the mores and institutions shaped by them - Coppelia Kahn
What does Linda Bamber's belief that 'misogyny and Sex nausea are born of failure and self doubt' imply?
Lear's attacks are a product of typical male resentment at female strength in times of tragedy
Kathleen Mcluskie said "the human nature implied in the moral and aesthetic satisfactions of tragedy...
Is most of term explicitly male"
What is given an explicit emphasis when "The narrative and its dramatisation present a connection between sexual insubordination and anarchy"
What does McLuskie see as a portrayal of a "destructive reversal of rightful order"?
Goneril and Regan's movement within fixed and determined family relations in Act I scene iv
The "generalised vision of chaos is present in gendered terms in which patriarchy...is seen as the only form of social organisation strong enough to hold chaos at bay" is shown in which characters?
Lear and Albany
Cordelia's "saving love" works in the action as what?
"An example of patriarchy restored" rather than a "redemption for womankind" after the evil of G+R
"No vicious blot...no unchaste action...which hath deprived me" shows Cordelia's "right to be included in the ordered world of heterosexual relations" depends on what?
The paralleled human violations of murder and unchastity