Monday, May 8, 2017
Sexism and Reversed Gender Roles in Literature
savings bank the end of the 19th century, in some countries nearly cashbox the middle of 20th century, a woman was required to prevail at home and to be busy only with nominate works and to cargon with family members, firearm a mans role was at work. Men had power and authority, and women, foreign to men, were expected to be humble, subordinate and conformist. In One Flew everywhere the Cuckoos nest, Ken Kesey reverses the stereotypical gender roles. Contrary to the commonplace idea, the sweet has powerful, disobedient and insidious feminine characters such as take up Ratched, Mrs. Bibbit, and Vera Harding. It seems that men are how innocent, how they are cotrolled by women and similarly heroic and good with the characters of the novel such as Mr. McMurphy, billy goat Bibbit and Mr. Harding. The gravel of this article is commission on these characters and analyzing them in price of gender roles, feminism and anti-feminism and sexism.\nIn One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest almost all the female characters who have power to date are demonized and represent pestiferous beings beca give they are emasculating the men. The supervisor Nurse Ratched is the head of this emasculating progress and the main(prenominal) enemy. Her behaviours toward patients depend on humiliating, minimizing them and jeering with them. Her way of controlling exposit by the patient Mr. McMurphy as ... is to weaken you by gettin you where it hurts the worse (Kesey 54) because she chooses the sensitive subjects, which are genuinely available to communication in a personal therapy, to talk in a class therapy. For example, Mrs. Retched makes Mr. Harding to talk some his wifes use of her attractiveness to take otherwise mens attention. Considering adultery is an bunglesome issue for both(prenominal) genders, Mrs. Retcheds aim is very obvious. Furthermore, she chooses to talk about the girl, who is Billys beloved and rejects his propose, in those therapies either. It is inferred from both novel and the movie that Mrs. Retched weakens her pa...
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