1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The Struggle of the American women of having their rights for the freedom of political participation in such country has been realized. Since the country’s political condition is in a rapid growth, American women have found their consciousness dealing with the struggle of the women emancipation that is not simply bonded in the matters of the citizen law but, furthermore, of the struggle for the true women emancipation such as, the men’s subordination treatment of women in a family, the struggle against the unfairness to the women’s rights and obligation in a family and against the discriminative treatment in the work environments. That is the perspective of what the American fight for in 1900’s when the wave of industrialization was getting higher and finally involving the women for joining in the industrialization era.
In the other side, the women participation in such industrialization had been systematically and structurally manipulated by the society, or we may say the men. The injustice experienced by, especially, the American women in the early American industrialization up to the beginning of the World War II was caused by the misperception and the point of view of the citizens toward the existence of sex and genre concepts. Concerning to this case, Fakih gives an understanding about woman focusing on sex and genre distinction (1996: 3). Conceptionally, genre is an interchangeable characteristic among men and women and tends to be more cultural. However, the sex concept is simply a matter of physical distinction of men and women.
As one of literary works, a novel has a particular attractiveness to observe and Danielle Steele’s Wings is the chosen one for it has a hidden interesting ‘strength’ that steals the writer’s deep concern to have it observed to be a thesis. The novel is, of course, interesting to comprehend and examine for it contains of morality messages for people which says that woman...