Intro to Philosophy

1. After you finish reading Teresa,Neera, Teresa. Translated from the Italian by Martha King. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1998 (ISBN 0810116626; pbk), share your thoughts with the following topics:Examine the ending of the novel. Do you see it as a defeat or an act of self-affirmation for Teresa?Write at least three sentences, discussing the text in critical terms.
2. After you finish reading chapters 18-22 of A Woman Sibilla Aleramo. A Woman. Translated from the Italian, and with an Afterword by Rosalind Delmar. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1980 (ISBN: 9780520049499; pbk), share your thoughts with the class on one of the following topics:Discuss the protagonist’s decision to leave her family and the ending of the novel.You can make references to previous chapters, too. Write at least three sentences,