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In other words, a lot of the institutionalised oppression that women such as my mother would have argued against in the 1960's has disappeared. Yet it is also obvious that women are still far from equal. For the majority of us, our right to choose the way of life we wish to lead is as limited as it has always been. Rather than being liberated, we are still tied by virtue of our poor wage earning abilities to the home and family. A study recently published in Fortune magazine indicated that the leading occupations fo... ... middle of paper ... ... when these issues have been resolved can women hope to face men on an equal footing with fair and non-discriminatory opportunities for both sexes.
Feminist literature is a broad term politically describing the role of women, and how they came to be activists in their pursuit of liberal freedom. The term feminism has been around for years, correlating with the movement of women’s aptitude to find a way in life and basically as in “The Awakening” such as Edna did, a voice. “Feminism is a belief that women should fight for their equal rights, powers and opportunities as men do,” (Cambridge Dictionary). The antagonistic nature of the women in the Victorian period was to bring many changes in their lifestyle, and not follow the norm of the traditions and values in that time. This burning desire, to become free, emancipated, liberal, and to be able to speak freely of their thoughts was unsettling to many, and this resulted in several feminist movements, one being the Seneca Falls Convention which was the revolution of Women’s Conferences which then lead to female independence.
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