A personal experience as a woman writer in a male dominated society

Such a revision could be demonstrated by arguing that Erauso's narrative is not necessarily that of a man, in that it is not necessarily the memoir that a man would write if he had the same experiences as Erauso. On the contrary, in a prevailing situation of minimal social mobility, he is distinguished by a lack of ties: nothing binds him for long to a particular place, master or task.

The eleven novelists and journalists whose oeuvre I analyze in this book have articulated their individual and sometimes contradictory points of view in diverse ways, illustrating that there is no intrinsically female subject, style, or literary approach.

Characteristics of feminist literature

Feminists movement aims to the equality in education, work, political involvement and the powers in government and public offices. In fact she exploits and uses women in much the same way as any man: "Finally one night she locked me in and declared that come hell or high water I was going to sleep with her - pushing and pleading so much that I had to smack her one and slip out of there. Such writers use their societal role rather than their bodily roles as a way in which to assert a female voice, without a complete rejection of that society. It is possible to identify the female voice through the barriers of this repression, however Cixous' female aesthetic can never be truly embraced and identified until it is fully extricated from the male language. In creating a body of woman's writing within this "new insurgent writing," [7] Cixous applies a sweeping generalization to an infinite number of female writers. Such a revision could be demonstrated by arguing that Erauso's narrative is not necessarily that of a man, in that it is not necessarily the memoir that a man would write if he had the same experiences as Erauso. The idea of female isolation in order to unveil the female voice does not attempt to explore or revise or "reclaim" the duality that separates the male and female role. Sadly, a subconscious bias against women writers seems to be rife in the publishing industry. The undefineablity of the feminine language presents an ideological problem that baffles many feminist critics, leaving them at a dead end on ways in which to analyze the female text. On the contrary, in a prevailing situation of minimal social mobility, he is distinguished by a lack of ties: nothing binds him for long to a particular place, master or task.

However, there are differences worth noting at both the beginning and the end. Instead, Erauso's mirror of society dresses up in a man's clothes and indicates the conditions which must be revised, according to the woman whose values and morality are underneath the clothes.

A personal experience as a woman writer in a male dominated society

Such writers use their societal role rather than their bodily roles as a way in which to assert a female voice, without a complete rejection of that society. She indicates that there is a history which coincides with this female voice and one which does not, thereby establishing a firm one-or-the-other differentiation. The experts were all lauded American male writers who did not acknowledge the fact that there were no female voices contributing to the mix. On the contrary, in a prevailing situation of minimal social mobility, he is distinguished by a lack of ties: nothing binds him for long to a particular place, master or task. In this way, Erauso's position as a man is itself a higher social position as it allows her this reinterpretation and reuse of the female role at her own discretion. One can also not ignore the history of transvestite women, both in Spanish literature and drama as well as in feminist criticism. Such conditions are those which are a result of a firm division between male and female. Before this can be further examined, it is necessary to explicate the picaresque tradition in Spain in comparison with Erauso's memoir. Silvia Bovenshen expresses the need for such an interpretation of Cixous' theory. It is possible to look at Erauso's Lieutenant Nun as a text written by such a writer because Erauso accomplishes just this: as a woman dressed up as a man, she ultimately revises or reimages the female role. It was mainly focused on how male authors and novelists view and portrait women in their works. There, I holed up for three days, planning and re-planning and cutting myself out a suit of clothes She does not in anyway use her position as a female cross-dressing as a man to fight against the mistreatment or neglect of women. This theory is extended in the meaning of theoretical, philosophical or fictional discourse based on the concept of feminism. In this way, Cixous reinforces the differences that exist between men and women.

On the contrary, in a prevailing situation of minimal social mobility, he is distinguished by a lack of ties: nothing binds him for long to a particular place, master or task. Critics considered the way novelists discriminate and marginalize the women characters.

Excerpt The structural organization of feminism in Italy and its development within a strong leftist cultural-political context distinguishes it from the British or American feminist experience. It assumes that women should be treated in the same way as men and should be allowed the equal rights, opportunities and powers.

He does not have "a status defined by rights and obligations Erauso's text is very similar in the formal basics. Much has been written about the inequality female writers still face and the need to redress this imbalance.

Such conditions are those which are a result of a firm division between male and female.

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The Complicated Reality of Gender Bias in Writing and Publishing • Writer's Edit