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Is Margaret Atwoods rape fantasies a feminist story When I first read the story to me it was just a story about a woman narrating about a group o f coworker women bragging about how far they were able to go in their rape fantasies how each of their fantasies was more interesting that those of the others and in my opinion that was all there was about the story But then after reading the story a second time I started noticing that in fact there was a connection between this story and feminism The author Margaret Atwood show us this connection mostly by presenting us what we could call the opposite of what would be an ideal situation or environment from a feminist perspective This is not surprising at all once we get to know a little about Margaret Atwood because she is very well known for using irony in her works as well as for stating her point of view about issues such as politics social problems and of course feminism Feminism is a movement meaning a group working to accomplish specific goals Those goals are social and political change -implying that one must be engaged with the government and law as well as social practices and beliefs And implicit to these goals is access to sufficient information to enable women to make responsible choices Within the goals that women were fighting for we can outline the following right to vote the right to be treated equally the right to work and the right to make their own decisions When we read the story one of the first things that we notice is that these four women are workers This fact can definitely be connected to the feminist movement Roberto Rivera -2 because one of the things that this womens liberation movement fought for was that women like men could and should be allowed to work At
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