American Feminist Literature: Definition & Characteristics


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Who wrote: 'Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation'?

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1. Feminist writers in early America wrote to convey feelings of repressed frustration and outright indignation regarding which of the following issues?

2. Which one of the following authors won a Pulitzer Prize for her famous novel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo helps gauge your understanding of feminist literature and characteristics of this type of literature. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know the different women in feminist literature.

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This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you review:

  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Important feminist writers worth reading
  • Woman who won a Pulitzer Prize for her famous novel
  • History of feminist writers in America

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the important feminist writers of early America
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the American feminist in literature
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the important feminist writers who are worth reading

Additional Learning

If you would like to understand more about feminist literature in America, check out the lesson called American Feminist Literature: Definition & Characteristics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define feminist literature
  • Identify attributes of feminist literature
  • Learn about famous feminist writers who shaped America