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  • Essay On Gender Inequality Issues

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    People believe that Feminism is a thing of the past, that it is not needed anymore because the patriarchal system no longer subsisting. Women were now given the rights, opportunities, breaks, shots and chances but they still tussle many struggles. As it is maliciously misconstrued as a project to dominate men, it just shows how little people understand of the term. It is important to clarify that it is no synonym to female supremacy or domination, instead, it peacefully advocates for women’s rights

  • The Pros And Cons Of Planned Parenthood

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    Introduction Abortion is a highly talked about issue around the world, dealing with a woman’s choice on terminating her pregnancy. As of recently, the issue of abortion has been brought to the limelight with the recent election of President Donald J. Trump. However, listening to political figures speak has caused outrage within America as several protests have taken place with abortion rights being a main topic. The Women’s March and gatherings on International Women's day were two highly publicized

  • Comparing Story Of An Hour And Sinking House

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    "Sinking House" could be seen through an incredibly feminist perspective. And in "The Story of an Hour" can relate to "Sinking House". In "Sinking House," Muriel and Meg are at differing sides of their own individual lives. Meg is young with a young husband. She has the rest of her life ahead of her, but there are problems stirring up. On the opposite side, Muriel is a much older woman and is at the end of her life. Her husband has died. Muriel is consumed by her memories. There is a distinct parallel

  • Crime And Punishment Feminist Analysis

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    Feminist theory shows the ways of a gender structured life. This culture is also displayed in Crime and Punishment by Sonya and Dunya. Feminist criticism is a type of literary criticism that was well known in the 1970’s. Women would begin taking apart the classics and analyzing how the author portrayed women. The women in Crime and Punishment , especially Sonya and Dunya have a stronger state of mind and are able to handle the pressures and struggles of life better than the men in the novel.

  • How The Image Of Women In The Canterbury Tales

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    Chaucer intertwines two distinct plot devices, comparative physiognomy and distorted feminism, as a means to emphasize his efforts in his work, The Canterbury Tales, to brand medieval women as lustful and conniving. The Middle Ages in Europe were predominantly seen as a theocentric era, or a society in which the majority of civilians glorified God and were primarily focused on Him and His work. The biblical statement, “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them;

  • Gender Roles In The Godfather

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    to violence, oppression, inequality, economic dependency. When using Patriarchal Theories, Radical Gendering and Feminism, it is possible to get to the unexplored side of The Godfather (Browne 26). Marxist Feminism is founded on capitalist relationships which are the root cause of female oppressions, the discrimination meted against them by men coupled with exploitation. Marxist Feminism asserts that men are socialised in a way that is exploitative with the relationship they have with their job and

  • The Inequality In Anne Tyler's Ladder Of Years

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    Anne Tyler introduces the matter of political injustice among men and women by revealing the patriarchal advantage of men in a stereotypical family dynamic. This is explicit in Ladder of Years when Delia begins to question Sam’s motives for their marriage. In a formulaic binary world, men are more advantageous than women and women are often subordinate to men. According to Tim Delaney, “feminists argue that a two-class society exist in which men control the means of production and women are exploited”

  • Comparing Mary Wollstonecraft And Marquis De Sade

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    views that revolve around the idea of humanity. Two philosophers that impacted this period were Mary Wollstonecraft and Marquis De Sade. Mary Wollstonecraft is nothing short of a remarkable woman and is widely acknowledged for her participation in feminism. Whereas, De Sade believes that all things are equal and cruelty is natural. As different as these two enlightenment thinkers are, they both propose ideas concerning humanity and whether or not it will work with nature. As Mary Wollstonecraft grew

  • Virginia Woolf Analysis

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    contrasted. “Modern Fiction” and “A Room for One’s Own” are regarded as modernists texts and share feminist themes but differ in terms of focus. Despite feminism already being present in English literature at the time these works were published, Woolf displays her modernist qualities by discussing feminism in an original manner. Her approach to feminism in these two works are critical in regards to the treatment of women writers. In “Modern Fiction”, Woolf shares her thoughts on writers from older generations

  • Against Legalizing Prostitution: Annotated Bibliography

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    Legalization of Prostitution Annotated Bibliography Mrozek, Andrea. "Why I'm Against Legalizing Prostitution." The Huffington Post. Huffington Post, 19 Feb. 2014. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. The legalization of prostitution isn’t merely just a battle between morals, it is a battle between our society. Those who support the legalization are considered “immoral” or “harlots” and those against are considered “prudish”. However, there is a common ground between them. Both sprout from laws that were put