Feminist/Gender Lens

View the video “If I Were a Boy” by Beyonce  and read “Only Daughter” then apply the feminist/gender lens by answering the questions below:

Read and apply the feminist/gender lens to story “Only Daughter” by answering these questions:

  • What role does gender play? Would the text change if gender roles were reversed? If so, how?
  • How does the text reflect social gender codes? What gender stereotypes  are reinforced or undermined?
  • How does gender affect the relationships between characters?
  • How might the portrayal of gender roles affect  readers of the same/different gender?
  • Read the story: ‘Only Daughter’

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