Superkids and Feminism in The Hunger Games and Winter’s Bone
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This essay discusses The Hunger Games and Winter’s Bone as feminist novels which contain main characters portrayed as superkids. Initially, gender studies and a feminist approach are presented as a background to discussing the novels from a feministic perspective. A discussion about the phenomenon of superkids is also presented in order to analyse the chosen novels against that theme. The conclusion reached is that both novels include a main character who meets the definition of a superkid. Both books also show clear signs of feminism. Finally, a discussion about why these books are excellent to use in school is raised.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 32 p.
Languages and Literature
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-42320OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-42320DiVA: diva2:805182
Subject / course
Lärarprogrammet, inriktning mot verksamhet i grundskolans senare år och gymnasiet
Greek, Anna, Lektor
Salmose, Niklas, Lektor