Domesticity Essay Topics

Motherhood and domesticity

Zora Hurston and Susan Glaspell, the short story of “Sweat” and “Trifles respectively, talked about women’s power. The character of Delia Jones and Winnie Wright reveal how the stories significantly portrayed the negative and positive nature of women. Moreover, their character portrays how women were treated during the Old South, whose gender and social roles… View Article

Two Views on Domesticity

In Joan Williams’ book “Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It”, she defines domesticity as “a gender system comprising most centrally of both the particular organization of market work and family work that arose around 1780, and the gender norms that justify, sustain, and reproduce that organization. ” (1)… View Article