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Women's Roles in The House of the Spirits

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Jenna Kilpinen

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Transcript of Women's Roles in The House of the Spirits

Laura Gruszka, Carmen Henderson
Jenna Kilpinen, Marlene Viloria Women's Roles in The House of the Spirits In The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende portrays the theme that women's age-old fighting spirit allows them to challenge traditional roles in society and form new ones in conjunction with a changing world. I am woman; hear me roar! Chapters 1 - 4 Chapters 5-8 Chapters 9 - 12 Chapters 13 - 15 Resolution / continuation of role-conflict
Concern over women's roles continues to be a timely subject Conclusion 1966:
National Organization for Women founded in US 1970 1975 1985 1965 1970:
Salvador Allende elected president in Chile 1973:
Roe v. Wade decided in US;
Military coup in Chile 1975-1985:
UN declares "Decade for Women" ~1973-75:
Blanca and Pedro Tercero escape to Canada
Alba hides fugitives
Transito Soto repays debt
Alba sent to concentration camp 1950 1952:
Women in Chile
start voting for
President ~ between 1952-1956:
Alba born in the big
house on the corner ~1972:
Luisa Mora warns Alba of her future ~1972:
Esteban visits
Transito Soto 1980 1980:
Military designed Constitution comes into existence 1915 1960 1915:
María Jesús Alvarado Rivera of Perú founded first Peruvian women’s rights organization “Evolución Feminina” 1920 1925 1925:
Roaring 20’s “flappers” characterize changes of women in the decade 1930 1940 ~1923:
Nivea takes interest in women's rights ~1932:
Esteban visits Transito Soto ~1943:
Clara meets with the women of Tres Marias ~1944:
Esteban visits
Transito Soto 1945 1960:
Great Chilean Earthquake ~late 1940s, early 1950s:
Clara rebuilds Tres Marias with Pedro Segundo Garcia after earthquake ~late 1940s, early 1950s:
Esteban hits Clara ~late 1940s, early 1950s:
Blanca leaves Jean de Satigny,
Returns to big house on the corner 1960 ~ early 1960s:
Clara dies on Alba's
seventh birthday
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