Gender Bias essay: Discuss whether or not you find gender bias in the readings:


Gender Bias essay: Discuss whether or not you find gender bias in the readings: “I Want a Wife,” (essay) by Judy Syfers, “The Story of an Hour,” by Kate Chopin, “Shiloh,” by Bobbie Ann Mason, “A Rose for Emily,” by William Faulkner, “A Good Man Is Hard To Find, by Flannery O’Connor, and “The Short, Happy Life of Francis Macomber, and the film Gone Girlwritten by Gillian Flynn (female writer) and directed by David Fincher (male director).
PLEASE NOTE: All the readings’ titles need quote marks. (The first one was an essay and all the other readings are short stories.)
• The film needs underlining or italics.
• Examine each story separately, naming the author and two or three characters in each text to prove your point. As with any essay, there should be an original title and very importantly, an introduction with a thesis, and a conclusion. Thus, with seven texts and the intro and conclusion, this essay should have at least nine short paragraphs. Keep in mind that a 19-page story like “The Short, Happy Life of Francis Macomber” and a 2.5-hour film, based on a novel, Gone Girl, may deserve more depth and sentences than the 1-page readings.
• Explain whether or not there is gender bias, usually interpreted as male writers favoring their male characters, and female writers favoring their female characters, which implies criticizing the opposite sex.
• Please use transitionals to go from one paragraph to another.
• Your thesis and your conclusion should generalize that, yes or no, there is or is not bias–or only some writers show bias.
You are not asked to quote in this assignment–though you are welcome to do so–but you should look for an introductory, attention-grabbing quote to place above your first paragraph, separate from and after the title.


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