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What were the priorities for modernist fiction? Modernist writers were very much concerned with exploring the workings of the human consciousness. The phrase ‘stream of consciousness’ was first coined by an American psychologist William James in 1890 in his work Principles of Psychology and it was William’s brother, Henry James, who introduced this term into fiction. Stream of consciousness is a literary style that mingles memories, feelings, impressions and thoughts in an illogical order with a disregard for the conventional use of syntax, grammar and punctuation.

37 very much torn between their obligations to their practice and their obligations to society. The dilemma of these creative practitioners was: how could they create when there was not a single woman with a vote, when women worked, cooked, cleaned and bore children? Experiment with this: Learning to Use Stream of Consciousness Write a passage from a novel in which a female writer is wrestling with her dilemma: should she simply be a writer and create? Or, should she fight for the right to vote along with her comrades?

Experiment with this: Learning to Experiment with Switching Gender Roles and Multiple Narratives Write a short story in which in the first part of the narrative the character is a man. However, this character goes to sleep and wakes to discover that he has metamorphosed into a woman overnight: the same person, the same personality, but a woman’s body. Now tell her narrative. Explore the magnitude of becoming a woman; that is, is the restricting clothes she has to wear, for example, a corset? Also, show in the narrative the impact her body has on men; for example, in Orlando, there is an incident in which a flash of an ankle nearly results in a sailor falling to his death.

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