|Feminism: Hag-seed, Quotes?
||“He was never ready when a slice of filth came out of her child-like mouth” and “Challenge the audience by showing them well-known characters in surprising and possibly disagreeable guises?”
|Feminism: The Tempest, Quotes?
||“My foot my tutor? and “Thou art inclined to sleep. ‘Tis a good dullness”
|Power and Submission: The Tempest, Quotes?
||“Ariel, thy charge Exactly is performed; but there’s more work.” and “I am your wife… If not, I’ll die your maid”
|Power and Submission: Hag-seed, Quotes?
||“When she was eight, he taught her to play chess” and “He’d noted with distaste the pattern of alternating hares and tortoises on Tony’s red tie”
|Power and Submission Thesis
||While gender inequality is a rising challenge for progress, the binary notions of power and submission seem to sustain the rigors of time
||by applying a range of literary devices, contextual referencing and a use of form to achieve her purpose that is both a reflection of and an extension to the original tome.
|Ring of Gyges
||I like Socrates’ reaction to this mythical artefact – that the man who uses the ring becomes enslaved by his desires.
|Gender inequality Thesis
||Atwood appropriates the contextually driven themes of gender inequality to apply to a modern audience. Shakespeare illustrated a strong theme of gender inequality in The Tempest, Atwood strengthens feminine characters and the role of women in Hag-seed to adapt her novel to a modern audience.