Women and Social Change

This module is an attempt to study how women writers from different cultures have used the form to explore a variety of themes, socio-economic impact, character representation, love, tolerance, and challenges faced by the characters in the texts. It introduces the students to three fictional works and enables students to explore women's role within a setting. They will be able to explore the themes of assimilation, and clash of culture. Students will examine how life experienced and perceived by women is articulated in their narrative to voice their hopes and anxieties. Thus, through the study of this module they will be able to deconstruct ideologies and assumptions, analyze and synthesize issues, and carry out comparative studies among prescribed texts.
Course Number: BENG407
Units: 3.0
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