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Badiei S. A comparative criticism of Feminism in Virginia Woolf's "The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection" and Moniroo Ravanipoor's "The Gray Friday". MLSJ. 2017; 4 (1) :1-6
URL: http://mls.europeansp.org/article-19-159-en.html
Department of English Literature, University of Payam-e-Noor, Tehran, Iran,
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Feministic ideas root in the western modernism, after industrial revolution and two great wars. The evolutions were reflected in the literary works in the end of ninth century and twenty century. Feminism in the western world established to change and improve the women's conditions. Feminists try to trace their feministic worldview through literary works like short story, romans, and different types of art. "The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection" is a short story by the great feminist, Virginia Woolf, in which her feministic ideas have reflected. In Iran, Moniroo Ravanipoor affected by Woolf's wrote "The Gray Friday", a short story about her feministic perspective to challenge her local women's conditions. This study try to compare these short stories, "The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection" and "The Gray Friday", to debate the different perspectives of feminism such as liberal feminism, radical feminism and existentialist feminism.Woolf's feministic idea is more existentialistic than liberal or radical in this story. RavaniPoor narrates the story in which can find existentialist footsteps more than radical's.
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Received: 2019/08/8 | Accepted: 2019/08/8 | Published: 2019/08/8

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