Catharine Beecher's Opinion

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In the article you will read the findings of an author whom tries to compare the writings of Charlotte Perkins Gilman with those or her aunt, Catharine Beecher. The author also states the contrast of the convictions and beliefs of her great-aunt, Catharine Beecher. Ms. Gill attempts to close the era between two headstrong feminist, of their time with two totally different opinions and views of the American woman, and their life and how they should lead it on a day to day basis. The author will try and point out points from both women perspective’s, as well as make out the differences of the two opinions in the writings of the two women. The opinions could be based on the different era in which they write, age and some proclaim maturity, as well as their up bring in that era from which they write. One of the important factors that I read is the article states that the concept of that the environment in the…show more content…
The opinions that the ideas of what starts at home continues into women’s everyday lives and their families were some of the statements and arguments that were made by Gilman, and her aunt Beecher in different ways but all for the same purpose. Each author attempted to define the roles of women correspond with the roles beginning in a woman’s private life and extending into the public life. For an example, Beecher developed a vision of gendered propriety in which a woman's arrangement of rolling parlor screens was subtly but undeniably linked to social and divine order. Catharine Beecher and Charlotte Gilman had a completely different interpretation of this event. Like Catharine Beecher, Gilman links the role of women to the general health of the social up bringing stating that the dependent and isolated women in their separate homes generates irregularity and wastefulness within the larger economic system. Unlike Beecher, however, Gilman does not struggle to announce the influence of homebound women on

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