Social Constructionism- what gender is decided by
Michel Foucault (1926-84)- Power, knowledge, and discourse are
enforced by these institutions; church, state, law, and medicine.
Foucault felt as if the world was against him.
Reader Response Theory- requires the reader of a literary text to make
decisions about the significance of character, action, theme, and symbol
Completes the text at hand not by discovering hidden meanings but by