Though in many ways women have traditionally been placed in subservient roles, they have still found a way to have their voices heard – some by using their feminine wiles and others appealing to the compassionate side of the men around them.
When we hear the words fairy tale, we often think of Hans Christian Anderson, Lewis Carroll, and, of course, the Brothers Grimm but do we ever think of Chaucer? Do we think of Keats?
The struggle for power and control comes in many forms. Throughout history, humankind has built nations, established religions, and started wars. Though various reasons are often given for these events, the main cause usually comes back to the desire to gain control and assert power over the people around them in an effort to shape the dominant culture.
The many parallels between The Epic of Gilgamesh and the book of Genesis have raised questions over the source and inspiration of these texts and led to debate over the authority of the Biblical scripture among many evangelical Christians. While the Biblical text has long been a part of western …