Reflecting on Mohantys article Under Western Eyes, English homework help

Reflecting on Mohanty’s article “Under Western Eyes,” choose 2 of the novels (Woman at Point Zero and i rigoberta menchu to examine the following:

    • § Examine in what ways the novels reinforce and/or undermine stereotypes about women.
    • § Assess in what ways the texts might afford agency and/or status to the women portrayed.
    • § Discuss in what ways these novels have changed your own perception of women’s diversity and women’s empowerment, and why.
    • § Conclusion: Evaluate how the texts challenge or subvert patriarchal conventions of the literary representation of gendered roles.