Gender in the Odyssey and King Lear Proposal

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Gender in the Odyssey and King Lear Proposal
Topic
The final paper will explore the nature of gender in The Odyssey and King Lear. Particular focus will be paid to gender roles.
Position
It will be argued that many of the women characters in these works did not fit into traditional gender roles. Instead of being meek, submissive and powerless many of them are powerful, aggressive and bold.
Approach
The final paper will start with a literary search for sources on gender representations in The Odyssey and King Lear. This is the primary research for the assignment.
The paper will start with a brief introduction. This introduction will introduce the topic. The thesis will then be introduced.
The first section of the paper will look at gender...
The end:
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