Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
A Body of One's Own: A Comparison Between Woolf's A Room of One's Own and Moran's How To Be a Woman
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this essay the author compares Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own (1928) to Caitlin Moran’s How To Be a Woman (2012). The two texts have both been described as feminist manifests of their time. The essay focuses on differences and similarities between the two texts, mainly focusing on the authors’ reasons for writing their texts and on the rhetoric they use to reach the audience.

The comparison shows that there are many similarities between the texts, given the historical context they were written in. For instance, both Woolf and Moran use humor as rhetorical means and they both see cooperation between women and men as the solution for a better future.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013.
Keyword [en]
Feminist literature, Woolf, Moran
National Category
Specific Literatures
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-31874OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-31874DiVA: diva2:711016
Subject / course
English
Educational program
Teacher education
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2014-04-10 Created: 2014-04-09 Last updated: 2014-04-10Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(452 kB)307 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 452 kBChecksum SHA-512
c831990997d7df940c6aa81292273005ccacba61b4be3de289be5580d33575d101854ea75b86f30a53e2df27be2f0fcf73d2b365d327ee81171e36eba3635e9e
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies
Specific Literatures

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 307 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 214 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf