The passage gives evidence that Gilman valued which one of the following as an instrument of social progress in her t...

Maya on October 23, 2019

What is the evidence for fiction writing as an effective tool?

Is the only evidence for "fiction writing" as an effective tool for combating social norms the fact that she is a novelist? If so, how would this not be inferior to the evidence that she provides in support of dominating personality trends and their effect on evolutionary gender roles?

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on October 23, 2019

Hello @mayapierce,

Take a look at line 43: "In both her fiction and her social theory she urges women to further social evolution by collectively working toward the reorganization of here society." Gilman used her fiction to spark real-life social change. This is the support that we need to choose B. I didn't find evidence of combative personality traits in the passage.