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What do Feminist critics do?

Rediscover texts written by women

Revalue women’s experiences

Examine representations of women in literature by both men and women

Challenge stereotypical representations of women

Examine power relations with a view to breaking them down and showing the extent of patriarchy

Recognise the role of language in making what is social and constructed seem ‘natural’

Raise question of whether men and women are different because of biology or whether they are socially constructed as different

Explore the question of a possible female language and if men also have access to this

Make clear the ideological base o supposedly ‘neutral’ or ‘mainstream’ literary interpretations

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