Karon Barron Feminism Essay Writing An Essay On A Kinesthetic Learner
The only qualms I had with the writing was that the author chose to spell the name of Anne Boleyn as “Ann”. There is some historical debate about the correct spelling of the last name, while Anne was at the French court as a child, she commonly wrote her last name as “Bullen” which would be an almost French pronunciation of the English spelling.But the spelling of her first name has, to my knowledge, never been debated.Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. The lives of Henry VIII's queens summed up in seven short words. There have been volumnes written about the wives, some, though while lacking "a feminist reinterpretation" in the sub-title , are still one.The wives at this point seem to have be mo Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. True, "Sing a Song of Sixpence" might be, but it gets one upped with the debate about "Mary, Mary Quite Contary".I double checked with the bibliography included in the back of the book and each book referencing her was spelled as “Anne”.My only guess was that perhaps she didn’t want Boleyn to be confused with the fourth wife, Anne of Cleves or the “heretic” Anne Askew who appears during the time of his sixth wife.The only other problem that I had was that she included a chapter on Anne Boleyn titled “The Great Whore”.
But once Jane Seymour (wife number three) came into the picture, the pace seemed to pick back up, so I think the fault was my own.
I’m the person to go to for any Tudor related question. The not obvious answer is that it had a lot to do with the whole feminist reinterpretation.
I’m also the person who loved the tv show The Tudors because of all the sexy men but grumbled about the historical accuracies, mostly due to the timeline. I agree with the feminist movement to an extent but I’m not on board with radical feminism, which is what I was expecting. Karen Lindsey has done her research and done it well.
But rather than pick sides like most historians do, and back only her side, she explains what most (or, frankly just some) historians think, and why she differs with it.
She paints all his wives in a more human light than history tends to do.