Unformatted text preview: acknowledge and identify their existence and impact. "One has to read for gender; unless it figures explicitly in story or poem, it will seldom read for itself" (Jehlen 273). Feminist literary criticism is not exclusionary, however. Gender is one of a number of salient critical terms long neglected, "an additional lens, or a way of lifting the curtain to an unseen recess of the self and society" (Jehlen 265). By allowing Feminist critics to see " both deeper and more broadly" into a text, investigations into gender aspire to produce more meaningful interpretations and a more demanding generation of interpreters (Jehlen 272). Works Cited Jehlen, Myra. "Gender" Critical Terms for Literary Study. Ed. Frank Lentricchia and Thomas McLaughlin. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1995....
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