Essay Topic 1
"Herland" is an example of a socialist feminism novel. What does this term mean? What elements of socialist feminism can be found in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the importance of motherhood in Herland. Why has motherhood become so significant in this society? In what ways does life in Herland evolve around the birthing and rearing of children?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and interpret Gilman's use of symbolism in "Herland." What are some symbols in the novel and what do these symbols mean?
Essay Topic 4
Analyze Gilman's use of foreshadowing in "Herland." What are some examples of foreshadowing in the novel and what are these examples hinting at?
Essay Topic 5
Compare and contrast the gender roles in the men's society and the gender roles in Herland. How are the similar and different?
Essay Topic 6
Discuss and describe the women of Herland. What are their defining traits? What...
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