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Chapter 4 Writing about Gender and Sexuality: Applying Feminist and Gender Criticism

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the theory of feminism.
  2. Understand the theory of gender criticism, including queer theory and masculinity studies.
  3. Apply a feminist and/or gender methodology to works of literature.
  4. Engage in the writing process of a peer writer, including peer review.
  5. Review and evaluate a variety of feminist and gender papers by peer writers.
  6. Draft and revise a feminist or gender paper on a literary work.