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Analysis and comments on Snapshots of a Daughter-In-Law by Adrienne Rich

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Comment 12 of 66, added on May 20th, 2012 at 6:00 AM.
gender roles

Rich addresses women in order to raise awareness on female identity and
gender roles. The title makes reference to the role women play or played in
society by suggesting that the role of the daughter in law only exists by
marrying a man, that is, through heterosexual marriage. She also uses
metaphors and allusions to depict how the "thinking woman" goes through a
physical process of deformation since society hinders her from defining her
own identity and freeing her boundaries. The she in the poem is confined to
the house, she does not have a language of her own and so she prefers to
act rather than to use a male language whose "words are not her own".

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Comment 8 of 66, added on January 3rd, 2011 at 6:41 AM.
So powerful

This poem is one of the most powerful feminist one. Rich interrogates the
superiority of male in the so called patriarchal society. The poem
addresses daughterin-laws as modern women whereas mother-in-laws are
depicted as traditional women. Though daughters are grown up another way,
yet they both mother and daughter have some shared bitter experiences.

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Information about Snapshots of a Daughter-In-Law

Poet: Adrienne Rich
Poem: Snapshots of a Daughter-In-Law
Year: 1963
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 372 times
Poem of the Day: Aug 18 2008

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