Gender and Literature

Attics do not house humans. They are wasted space. Women are considered half monsters — and they are wasted. A woman inhabits the attic; literally and metaphorically, she becomes a madwoman, both as a writer and a character.
The fact is, Nathaniel Hawthorne is male; and men don’t glorify wom…
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