In A Scattered Protest, Saudi Women Take The Wheel

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I am sure we all know what communication, females, males, and language all are. Separate they are all simple terms that we all have grown to understand. But what happens when we combine all of these together? Communication between both male and female is possible but at times it goes in the wrong direction. I have read three different texts in this collection: The Wife of Baths Tale, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, and the news coverage of a woman’s rights campaign, In a Scattered Protest, Saudi Women Take the Wheel. All three of these texts each consist of their author’s views on if woman and men can in fact understand one another or is it something we will just never understand. So can men and woman really understand each other? In a much deeper sense than simply sharing the same language. Do they even have an…show more content…
This is a culture based text on Saudi woman are not allowed to drive and how they are treated when they do. Again men are treated and also looked at as a higher more trust worthy person or driver in this case. In Saudi the men are supposed to be the only ones allowed to drive so when woman are seen driving visa process control was questioned and woman were scared after her arrest. But on the other side there are some men in Saudi that to agree that woman should be able to drive. “”Bravo to the women!” the prince said in an interview. “Why should woman drive in the countryside and not I the cities?””(MacFarquha and Amer, 126) This could be a potential sign that men are maybe starting to gradually understand woman and what their life is like. I also believe that since a remark such as this is coming from a prince it could affect the views of more people. “We want to drive today, tomorrow, and every day – it’s not a one-day show. We want to make it a norm.” said professor Kashgary. (MacFarquhar and Amer,

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