Abstract or Introduction
While violence in literature is often connected to the male sex, this essay discusses three American texts which connects violence to the female sex in various ways. Thus, this essay discusses the different roles women occupy in American literature in relation to violence. The chosen texts are "A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson" by Mrs. Rowlandson as well as the novels "Native Son" by Richard Wright and Chuck Palahniuk’s "Fight Club".
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- Silvia Schilling (Author), 2018, Women and Violence in American Literature. "A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson", "Native Son" and "Fight Club", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/429184