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Unformatted text preview: Week 1 Discussion Questions Why are the texts included in the anthology so enduring and considered part of the "canon" of important women's literature? What qualities must a text have to stand the test of time? I think that the reason that these writings are enduring and considered part of the "canon" of the important womens literature is because; these are some of the great women writers in literature. They proved that this could be done and they wanted to be an inspiration on what the future held for other women. These womens stories are good stories, which draw the people out of our world, and captivate them into theirs. These women also tell their experiences how they happened, leaving nothing behind. Its really amazing how they draw you in, just so that you can understand what they went through and how they thought. The qualities that I feel that text must have, in order to stand the test of time, would be a well written message that is clear and very well understood. This way, no matter how long it is around people of all message that is clear and very well understood....
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- Spring '09