The Importance of Education in a Woman's Life

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The Importance of Education in a Woman's Life In Girl, by Jamaica Kincaid, a mother gives advice to her young daughter about many different issues in life. The mother shows love and family togetherness by educating her daughter with her beliefs and experiences that she's encountered throughout her life. The mother very blatantly tells her daughter things she must not do in order to not be called a "slut." There are many things a young girl must learn when she is becoming a woman. There is no better teacher than her mother. There are three very important types of advice that should be given to a young girl when she is becoming a woman; education, boys and the importance of overcoming peer pressure. Robert Maynard Hutchins once said, "the objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives." Education is the most important part of a woman's life. A woman is stereotyped into two categories, beauty or brains. The beauties always seem to be the better choice in the short run but as a woman gets older her brain gets her more and fur...

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