Ideas from first class

Posted by cathygrise - April 28, 2015

Hi all,

Here are the bullets from my powerpoint presentation on types and themes of Visionary Women.

1. Types

  • Positive representations
  • Mystic
  • Vessel
  • Virgin
  • Prophet
  • Medium

 

  • Negative representations
  • Madwoman
  • Hysteric
  • Whore
  • Witch, demoniac
  • Charlatan

2. Examples

3. Themes

  • Science vs religion, reason vs faith
  • Outsider/liminal
  • Higher purpose – “anomaly”
  • Seeking justice, equality
  • BODY – VOICE – TEXT
  • Sites of contestation, transformation
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