For Paper 2 your assignment is to analyze the ways the central women characters in Helen in Egypt, TheAwakening, and The House of Mirth negotiate forces (especially patriarchal forces promoted by women as wellas men) that objectify them. Pay particular attention to the voices and actions of these women, and take aposition as to whether or not they are successful. You may choose to discuss only one text, two texts, or allthree.Make sure that you include the following elements in the paper:
A title that identifies the topic and authors you are writing aboutA strong, clear thesis that states the position you are taking about the women’s techniques of negotiationand their success or failureExamples from the text to support your assertionsExplanation of the significance of your analysis and positionClear, error-free writing with effective transitions.
Ways the central women characters in Helen in Egypt