Author: Larisa Hunter

Women’s Literature

What does it mean to study women’s literature (or even to write it)? Well, consider the fact that it wasn’t unheard of to see women dominating literary and history programs in college and university, both back in the day and even still to this day. It’s the study of a marginalized group, in this case, women, and their roll in their group history. Everything from archeology to current affairs.

You can further that by breaking down the group into the sub-groups that are marginalized further as women. What do I mean? African American, Latin-X (sic Latina), etc. In other words, in titles like To Kill a Mocking Bird, The Hate You Give, Fever Dream (I’ve heard Fever Dream is a force to be reckoned with currently, quite the book for Latin-X culture), At Night We Walk in Circles to name a few.

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The Fight For Liberation

When the boys came home the assumption was the women would just go back home, but what happened instead was a push to keep women in the workforce. We can take a step back here to discuss the fact that prior to the war, women in the film were actually portrayed vastly differently, the same was true in novels.

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The Bomb Girl Era

Women have always struggled for a ‘place’ in life. From the dawn of civilization, we have clawed for scrapes of power. Is it possible that

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Claiming The Divine Feminine

Suddenly after the war, though she shifted from that slightly nefarious creature to this ballbusting, horrifying, liberated woman. Again, you have propaganda to blame for this. The expectation was that women would just fall in line. It’s what we always did, but this time something was brewing. 

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Writing Prompts By Sarah

Writing Prompts from our Creative Director The following writing prompts are a fun way to stretch your creative muscles.  They can be used in a

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