Nine Parts of Desire highlights the lives of nine women as they fight back against traditional expectations set in a rapidly changing political climate. The play is set during the US-Iraqi war, so the background of the stories of these women is suffering, death, prayer, uncertainty, violence, and political turmoil. Layal was a famous painterContinue reading “Nine Parts of Desire: Nine Portrayals of War and Violence by Women”
This semester has given us insight into various issues in the indigenous community, and how will we use that going forward?
Here is some background on Davis’s speech through terms, history, and statistics to help your reading and understanding of this longer text.
“The Angel in the House” created the standard for women’s behavior in the Victorian era (mid 1800s-1900s) by men, for their own pleasure and benefit. The title of the poem came to describe the domesticated and submissive woman that men craved during that era.