As for me rating the book I give it one star because I am more about empowering women not degrading them; because women are very strong individuals the U.S is a matriarchy women run the world, men just like to fight about who right and who is wrong. Most of all I leave with now wanting to try harder to accomplish my goals as a women so the all the hard work of the women before me does not go in vain.
During this time, chastity was very important so many people looked down on this new idea women had for them. This is why it’s so important to study these women because it is an important change in women’s history. One of the most important women, and often most forgotten, during women’s suffrage is Alice Paul. She was the first woman to earn her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and also earned a law degree at American University. She founded the National Women’s Party (NWP) in 1916.
In some cases, women also use masculine ways of leadership. In this paper, Miranda Priestly illustrates how a female leader breaks traditional gender stereotypes and uses masculine leadership style. Women, on the other hand, are difficult to classify as a good leaders because in order to be a leader, we often need to sacrifice our femininity. This belief... ... middle of paper ... ...re difficult to classify as a good leaders because in order to be a leader, we often need to sacrifice our femininity. This belief is actually blocking many women from becoming successful leader.
Simmons 119) This was a common criticism of Nora, that she had no right to leave her husband and c... ... middle of paper ... ...a is a winner of this race. She proves not only to be the epitome of a powerful, independent, clear-headed woman, but also that society’s mores need not dictate the way a girl live. Nora grows to be the true archetype of feminism. “Feminist: a person who believes in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.” (TED) Works Cited Galens, David, and Lynn Spampinato. “A Doll’s House.” Drama for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Dramas.
Naomi Wolf, author of Fire with Fire, is one of the most well known women in modern feminism. In her commencement speech to Scripps College in 1992, she strongly expresses the unfair treatment of women in today’s society. By focusing on survival and weakness, Wolf relays ways to prevent and eliminate discrimination. She conveys her beliefs by expressing important facts about the way women were treated in past history and the way women should be treated today. Along with this, she expresses that women should stand their own ground and that it is their responsibility to determine their status in today’s society.
“I realized that history would answer all the questions I had spent my life asking. It was an extraordinary moment.” (Gregory, www.philippagregory.com) This simple statement of belief by Ms. Gregory has been the very cornerstone of her career. Ms. Gregory has turned a love of history into a mass fortune and a sense of peace that comes from doing what you love. Although Ms. Gregory spent years being a historian and writer she was a completely unknown British author until 2001, when the world became riveted by “The Other Boleyn Girl”. She was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1954 and two years later her family moved to Bristol, England.
When Woolf delivered her speech to the National Society for Women’s Service, universal suffrage was a newly won political right. Modern readers will appreciate the historical context and relevance of “Professions for Women,” while being reminded that women still have a long way to go before achieving absolute equality. The speech serves as a reminder to all women that they are still the inferior gender in many cases and it will remain that way if women don’t take action.
She has certainly served as spokeswoman for women’s rights in her life and work. After women have gotten the license, tremendous phenomenon directly illustrate a series of problems in women’s political life. Compared to traditional women, the ‘Free Women’ of The Golden Notebook enjoys free professional life, but they don’t get deserved happiness although they walked out bravely from the kitchen. The relationship between women and children is also a big issue in the crusade of feminism. Feminism has successfully provided the equality of parental rights to women.
Working with young women has driven Naomi Wolf to reach out to women everywhere in her book, The Beauty Myth¸ in hopes that every woman in this world would stop letting the concept of the beauty myth distract them from realizing everything they are capable of. The intended audience of the book was women of all ages. As... ... middle of paper ... ... This chapter and the book overall were an enlightening look into our society’s expectations of beauty and the ideals that are placed on women. Wolf covers the idealization of beauty at every chance in order to show how it objectifies women.
Marji is impacted be the courageous women came before her, the women that die unjustly, and even the women who attempt to take away her individuality. Throughout the novel Marji is constantly trying to figure out who she is and who she is going to become. But by the end of the novel Marji evolves into an independent woman who does what she wants with her life to make her happy, something that would never have happened without the influence of women throughout her life. Works Cited Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis.