William Woolf 's ' The Crucible ' Essay examples

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1) Find in that long list 5 or 6 particularly objectionable titles, and write them here. What does this tell you about the Process that Woolf was trying to Challenge, in her day?
Less hair on the body of, Greater length of life of, weaker muscles of, Vanity of, Strength of affections of, and Greater conscientiousness of, are examples of research she did to uncover why men produced literature about women. “My mind wandered to picture the lives of men who spend their time in writing books about women.” (Woolf, 1989, p. 19) I think she was overwhelmed by the strong but skewed views and text that had been produced and concluded about women. “Wise men never say what they think of women”, in my opinion would be a very frustrating thing for her to read. (Woolf, 1989, p. 20) Overall, Woolf was very frustrated at the idea that men wrote and had these inaccurate, fictional, sexist conclusions about women.
2) Complete this quote from early in her book: “All I could do was to offer you an opinion upon one ______ ______--a woman must have _______ and a room of _____ ______if she is to write ______; and that, as you will see, leaves the great _______ of the true nature of _______ and the true nature of fiction unsolved.”
One minor point, money, her own, fiction, problem, woman
3) Find and quote (briefly, with page numbers) some passages in this book that help explain precisely why a room of one’s own would be important for an early 20th-century woman.
“And women have always been poor,…

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