The impact of Feminism movement on Murdoch's Novel (The Black Prince)
Abdelrahim Omer Abdelrahman Eldaw
This paper tries to trace the feminists' movement influence on Murdoch's writings. So, the paper takes the burden of exploring the development of the feminists' trends on Murdoch's writing as well as in the British society. The paper aims to declare Murdoch's conflicts with social problems, and to show her acceptance or refusal to some norms. On other words, the paper aims to test Murdoch's perception of the feminists' ideas through tackling the British society. Additionally, the paper aims to investigate Murdoch's opinions towards feminism throughout developing her characters. To maintain these, the paper confines to Murdoch's novel The Black Prince on the discussion and analysis and as data resource. This paper works the analytical and descriptive methods to answer the questions raised. It concludes that Murdoch inherits some feminist’s ideas when she depicts her characters. Murdoch goes on to portray some women characters as strong as men or she gives them noticeable "power".