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Herland -Background/Historical Context o1915adopted feminist movemnet in the 1970s oOriginally published in magazine -Genre oFeminist/science fiction/utopian -Charlotte perkins gilman oYellow wallpaper oGave up child/grew up in poverty oNarrator: Vandyck Jennings (woman writing about man’s perspective on women) -Themes oGender stereotypes (jobs) oEugenicspopulation o
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Unformatted text preview:raise child o Community o Education Simplified language, so children learn easily o Sexuality o Reproduction o Women o Men o Society/som o Individuality-Separation of the sexes/all women, all fine In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's, Herland , how has the institution of Motherhood become a tool for the justification of a rank based eugenics, and how the