Compose a 1500 words essay on Critical Analysis Paper. Needs to be plagiarism free!
Having known these pain which the likes of Jess in the novel had endured, and that they are no different from the rest of us, it would now be time for society to understand and accept them as they are. Society’s judgmental attitude does not help them but in fact makes their situation worst.
The most common argument that can be thrown against Leslie Feinburg’s novel Stone Butch Blues is that “why will they not just conform to society’s standards to become heterosexual?” That would make their life easier and they would not have to suffer the way they have suffered. Probably they deserve their perverted gender orientation and this pain may even help them reform themselves. If this could be done, it would have been done already. But as what have Jess narrated in the novel, she had done a lot of soul searching to be just a girl but instead found herself wearing men’s clothes that her own parents threw her into a mental institution. In a larger context, it would be easier to assert that homosexuality is a perversion and therefore they should be placed into reformatory institutions. But this does not help them. Instead, it would be better if people will just be a little more understanding, more compassionate and accept people as they are and not judge them because they look differently, or that the people they chose to love does not conform with our own standards.
The theme of the novel revolves around the life of a female homosexual or a butch and in the process of narrating the experience of the character of Jess, the reader is also acquainted into the world of the homosexuals. But more than discussing homosexuality, butch, femmes, drag queens the novel tells the pain, the agony, the discrimination that a butch has undergone in the character of Jess that made her heart as cold as stone. The novel revealed the person beneath those misunderstood people who did not fit the