Texts about feminism and #MeToo


Short stories

"Tomorrow Is Too Far" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The story is particularly critical of gendered biases towards children. Because the story shows how girls are disadvantaged by parental favoritism and boys are privileged, the text can also be considered a feminist critique on gender inequality.

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin’s short story was written in 1894, when there were several active movements for women’s suffrage. The story's dominant theme is related to the condition of women in marriage and society. The protagonist could symbolise the submissive women everywhere, unable to speak for themselves and not treated as equal to men.

"The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin

“The Story of an Hour” was written in 1894, a time when women’s suffrage had been already granted locally, in a few states, and shortly after national associations lobbying for women’s right to vote had formed. Though there is no direct mention of women’s suffrage in the short story, its m...

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