Gender Roles and Literature: Exploring the Evolution and Impact Over Time

Exploring Gender Dynamics Through Literary Lenses

Wilbur Greene
Feb 26, 2024
9 min read
Photo by Tim Mossholder

Throughout my life, I've been deeply fascinated by the complex tapestry of gender roles and their profound impact on society. These roles, defined by a myriad of cultural, historical, and social factors, have intricately woven the fabric of our everyday lives, dictating behaviours, expectations, and opportunities based on gender. My journey as a reader and writer has led me to appreciate the dual role of literature not just as a mirror reflecting societal norms but also as a powerful tool capable of challenging and reshaping our perceptions of gender.

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