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.

 

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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.