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Unformatted text preview: Instead of punishing the wife, he takes on a feminist point of view and kills off the husband. Through this, Perrault demonstrates the womens movement describe in Beginning Theory that was brought to attention by the classic books which had diagnosed the problem of womens inequality in society. The fairy tale Bluebeard is a perfect example of a literary criticism devoted to the unequal treatment given to women seeking education and alternatives to marriage and motherhood. Since the woman in the fairy is forced to marry Bluebeard because of her family, as a consequence, the marriage fails and the husband treated her poorly....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course WSII K10.0639 taught by Professor Lennox during the Spring '08 term at NYU.
- Spring '08