In the outdated traditional view of women, spiders are associated with certain qualities and attributes. Beauty. Grace. Cunning. Homemakers. Skill with crafts. I tried to imagine these over-generalized features in another form that can be juxtaposed with this antiquated view. And I came up with the spider from the story of Arachne.
be Still: Vol. 1
, Article 32.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/bestill/vol1/iss1/32