Literature and Gender

I was having an interesting discussion with year 12 today about ‘The Snow Child’ by Angela Carter.

A student commented on how passive one of the characters was and that led to a discussion about the messages of fairy tales and how, as a society, we still accept them and teach them to the next generation.

Here are a clip that I think helps to explore this idea.



Guess the film

From this one sentence review can you guess the film?

‘Single father tries to solve world hunger using his rock collection’

The prize…winning. Winning is the prize.