View the video “If I Were a Boy” by Beyonce and read “Only Daughter” then apply the feminist/gender lens by answering the questions below:
Read and apply the feminist/gender lens to story “Only Daughter” by answering these questions:
- What role does gender play? Would the text change if gender roles were reversed? If so, how?
- How does the text reflect social gender codes? What gender stereotypes are reinforced or undermined?
- How does gender affect the relationships between characters?
- How might the portrayal of gender roles affect readers of the same/different gender?
- Read the story: ‘Only Daughter’