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Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues.
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I have a love-hate relationship with blogs (obviously more love than hate because duh, where am I writing this?). But regarding blogs, something has been bothering me for a while (and I mean years): the straitjacketing of our (messy, contradictory, multifaceted, plural) selves into a purposeful, focused, narrow, almost single-minded narrative. 590 more words
To recap parts one and two, fear is a complex cultural performance guided by an individual’s subconscious behavioural scripts. In Western society we learn these scripts from birth, whether it is a trivial fear of spiders or a dominant society’s politically-misplaced fear towards racial, sexual, and physical minorities. 466 more words
To recap part one, fear is a complex arrangement of performances guided by cultural scripts. It is important for an individual to differentiate between scripts that are benign and scripts that operate on the oppression of specific individuals and communities. 427 more words
This story was first published in Issue 218 of Novel Magazine in May 1923, under the title ‘A Trap for the Unwary’. In 1998, it was republished in the collection While the Light Lasts and Other Stories as ‘The Actress’ – Christie’s original title. 1,070 more words