How to convince kids of the relevance of feminist literary theory

Ok, I'm a teacher and I give a class that's named Reading and criticism. In the "Criticism" part of the class, I taught sociocriticism, I will teach psychocriticism and I taught feminist criticism. The kids (born in the 90s ! 17-18 year olds !) were quite defensive and one of them argued with me after class that it… » 4/25/13 1:59pm 4/25/13 1:59pm