GENDER SOLIDARITY IN THE NOVELS OF TONI MORRISON AND ALICE WALKERJournal
: International Journal of Communication and Media Studies (IJCMS) (Vol.9, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2019-06-30
Authors : Kiran Badoni Mamgain;
Page : 149-154
Keywords : Women‘s Relationships; Female Friendship; Female Bonding; Sisterhood; Female Solidarity & Female Empowerment;
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The term gender-solidarity refers to a bond among a particular gender. In this article, the focus is on unity among the females from all castes and classes present in the novels of Toni Morrison and Alice Walker. Some of the characters of the novels find this phenomenon a part of their lives because all of them face the same biasness in the family, society, and everywhere.
Toni Morrison and Alice Walker both have written a lot about the women-women relationship. Most of the protagonists of their novels are let down by their respective patriarchal societies, they are told that they are secondary and sub-standard which brings them closer to each other.
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