Feminist Synthesis Essay

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Furthermore, authors can spread awareness on social inequity by using literature. The film, Harlan County, U.S.A, assisted in producing awareness that miners needed better circumstances while working. After the film, Supersize Me, McDonald's began to sell healthier options on their menu in order to help stop obesity. Also, a new law that banned employers from giving employees less than minimum wage in Belgium was created because of the movie, Rosetta. In the U.S, Peter Seeger’s protest song, “We Shall Overcome” was the civil right’s movement anthem. “A Change is Gonna Come, by Sam Cooke, and “Blowin in the Wind”, by Bob Dylan, both contributed to the Civil Rights movement as well. Bob Dylan wrote songs and released them in order to persuade and help people that enforce change. Sarah Barnes said, “At the same time Dylan also wrote songs about being brave…show more content…
Tolerance should teach children how to judge, think, and reason by themselves. A representative that would like to put an end to open markets could read an important manual that came out in the late 1840s, called the Communist Manifesto. When, “The Feminine Mystique”, was first published in the early 1960s, men were not happy about about what was written, and women were defeated with appreciativeness, even though they were upset as well. “When Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique was released in 1963, it split the allegedly tranquil lives of the "greatest generation" in two. On the one hand, American men were upset at Friedan's suggestion that their housewives could possibly want anything more than to see their children off safely to school, to take care of their husbands after a long day at work, and to keep their houses spotless. At the same time, a distinct group of white, educated, middle-class women were overcome with a sense of gratitude. Friedan had explained their own, as yet unnamed, frustrations.” (Origins,

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