Howards End by E.M. .FEMINISM.docx

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Kenny 1 Kenny Professor ENG 4U1-01 Tuesday, April 26 th , 2017 Sample theory analysis based on “Howards End” by E.M. Forster Theory: Feminism The novel “Howards End” is authored by E.M. Forster. The novel is classical and the theme that is evidently portrayed is post-colonialism. Most of the activities that are done in the novel, especially in the second half, is based on transformation. From the novel, male privileges is demonstrated through a quote in the novel that says, a younger woman might have resented his masterly ways, but Margaret had too firm a grip of life to make a fuss. She was, in her own way, as masterly. If he was a fortress she was a mountain peak, whom all might tread, but whom the snows made nightly virginal. Disdaining the heroic outfit, excitable in her methods, garrulous, episodically, shrill, she misled her lover much as she had misled her aunt. He mistook her fertility for weakness,” (Forster Chapter 20 Paragraph 17). Sisterhood is portrayed by the quote, “Love, say the ascetics, reveals our shameful kinship with the beasts. Be it so: one can bear that; jealousy is the real shame. It is
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