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Feminism in Gone With the Wind

Summary: Examines Margaret Mitchell's famous novel, Gone With the Wind. Analyzes the character of Scarlet and questions if she is a feminist. Examines the character in a historical context.
In times of war, we find that all though out the history of America, there is some sense of a change. This holds true to time when the Civil War that was being fought in 1861, when the South was against the North. During this particular war in America, we take notice of changing roles in feminism with the cult of true womanhood. This cult is described to be a mold for the "perfect" woman. This is broken down into piety, domesticity, purity, and submission. Piety is devotion and reverence to parents and family. Domesticity is the quality of home life. Purity is the act of being pure and without blemish. Submission is total surrender of power to one another. In the visual text, Gone With the Wind, we are introduced to a dark haired, green-eyed Georgia belle named Scarlett O'Hara. She is questioned on being a feminist character...

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