Literary Theory Essay 2: Feminism
"Few myths have been more advantageous to the ruling caste than the myth of woman. " (Simone de Beauvoir). Explore some of the ways in which Simone de Beauvoir's notion of "the myth of woman" has been taken up by feminist literary critics and offer a feminist deconstruction of that myth as it operates in one or more literary texts of your choice. In De Beauvoir's book The Second Sex, the author refers to the notion of "the myth of…...
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